Another day, another horrible sea-monster of a mother-in-law.
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?
Everybody’s favorite! Reader-submitted updates on past columns, questions and queries.
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 mother-in-law watches my children during the day for free, but it’s costing me my sanity!
My mother-in-law is an honest-to-God criminal, and my husband wants her to move in with us.
Should we let his mother buy us life insurance…even if she’s demanding control of the benefits?
I’m pregnant, and I already know my mother-in-law is going to be angry. Is there any way to soften the blow?
Is it your responsibility to mend your spouse’s family fences, or should you just butt out?
A grandmother’s chosen moniker hits a little too close to home for the mother-to-be.
When Grandma hasn’t bonded with the grandbaby, it’s not time to get mad. It’s time to get creative.
My mother-in-law refuses to take my child’s nut allergy seriously. What should we do?
Can this grandparent relationship be saved?
Did you know that Mother-in-law Day is this Sunday, October 24? Yep, she gets a day too. And, we’ve created a few free printable cards that you can send her.
What I’m really wondering, I guess, is how equal do the two sides of the family need to be in our lives?
Ahhh, the MIL problem. More common than not, unfortunately.
How to handle situations when you disagree with your own family members over parenting choices. When it is worth making it an issue and when to let it go.
Dear Amy, My question doesn’t have anything to do with beauty advice, but rather how to avoid seeming like an elitist snob when I’m at my in-laws’ family reunion this summer. You give such great advice and are a creative thinker; I thought maybe you…