This time, a mother-in-law writes in for advice about a daughter-in-law who plays favorites.
The holidays are around the corner and my relationship with my husband’s family is a mess. How can I fix this? Should I fix this?
Another day, another horrible sea-monster of a mother-in-law.
My pregnant sister-in-law just told us her baby’s name…which is the same as ours. I’m due first. Can I ignore her calling “dibs” on the baby name?
My mother-in-law potty-trained my twins and forbade us from using pull-ups. We’ve had nightly accidents ever since but she won’t budge! Will we really ruin everything by using pull-ups at night?
A mom finds herself and young family pulled into her husband’s family’s cycle of emotional and verbal abuse. She needs practical advice on how to save the relationship with her children’s grandparents, if that is at all possible.
I told my mother-in-law that her tradition of playing Santa before Christmas might be confusing to my young daughter and now she’s upset. What should I do?
My in-laws are absolutely, fundamentally untrustworthy caretakers for my child. But my husband is insisting we let them babysit while we travel overseas! What do I do?
My mother-in-law watches my children during the day for free, but it’s costing me my sanity!
My husband won’t ever say no to his parents, even when it comes to stuff that might not be good for our daughter. What can I do?
What to do when grandparents cross the line of Too Much Stuff.
My child has just been diagnosed with a condition my in-laws don’t even believe exists. Now what?
What to do when your niece’s father pushes you out of her life.
The baby isn’t even born yet, but this mom-to-be is already embroiled in warring factions of culture, religion and big fat catered affairs.