Daughter in Law Dilemma

Question: Hi Luise: Don’t have a question…just wanted to let you know that we’ve linked your site to our blog (www.daughterinlawdilemma.com).  We love your advice and hope that our readers will find some answers through your kind words.  Please feel free to look at our blog.  We’d love any advice you can offer, as we are new to blogging.  Currently, we are just trying to find an audience.  We know there are hundreds of mothers-in-law out there who feel frustrated and unhappy with their relationship with their daughters-in-law…just a matter of finding them. B.

Answer: Dear B.: Thank you. Nice to hear from you. Please come over to my web-Forum: http://www.motherinlawsunite.com We really appreciate having DILs there and you may find MILs who want to contribute to your blog in a positive way. It’s not a DIL bashing site, it’s about understanding, support and resolution. Blessings, Luise

2 Responses to Daughter in Law Dilemma

  1. L. November 19, 2011 at 11:34 pm #

    I have a problem. My daughter in law leaves her baby 12 hours a day. I cannot change her, and no one in her family will because she supports her mother and her father is distant. My problem is that the nanny is not good. The Mom has never spent a day at home with her, like I have, and is reluctant to accept that the nanny is not affectionate or interactive enough. The baby’s first gesture she imitated was yawning, because that’s what the nanny does all the time.

    What can I do? She seems to be in denial about her workaholic schedule. And she does not seem that concerned about how attuned or sensitive the nanny is. I am so sad to see this and just want that sweet baby to get the attention she needs. E.

    • Luise November 21, 2011 at 10:16 pm #

      L. I would try to have a serious conversation with her and tell her my concerns without being harsh. Then I would offer to hire and oversee a suitable nanny and keep the home fires buring for her. She isn’t interested. The plan might appeal to her.

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