How To Suck Up To Your Mother-in-Law

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This holiday season you’ll do lots of cookie decorating and gift wrapping — and you’ll spend lots of time with the fam (especially your MIL). You really want her to love you, but you’re not quite sure how to seal the deal. Follow these pointers from other Nesties who have been in your shoes and are now tight with their MILs.

“She came with me to try out and pick out my wedding dress…then she paid for it. She’s the best.” – Mai B.

“Went shopping and chatted about things we liked and didn’t like and found we had a lot in common.” – Mandy H.

“We go shopping together and out to lunch. We’re even exploring starting a business together!” – Christen E.

“She taught me to make pumpkin pie and I eat/love her cooking (that counts right?).” – Jen H.

“She shares short stories with me from her English classes…she is lovely.” – Elizabeth W.

“I bond with my MIL by asking her to teach me some of her recipes. She’s Chinese, so it’s cool to learn things.”– Carley R.

“We live far from each other, so we don’t’ get to do much in person. I do try to text important things from time to time. It’s a good way to let someone know you’re thinking about them.” – Meghan N.

“She comes over to help decorate for the holidays and helps make crafts with me.” – Stephanie M.

“Double dates with my husband and in-laws.” – Shauna A.

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