11 ways to deal with your mother-in-law
When she won't stop interfering...
The Daily Telegraph survey found that accusations against the in-laws run from the milder "always trying to interfere and run our lives" and being "selfish and controlling", to the more annoying "loving the ex-wife" and the extreme of being "the world's most bitter human".
Rather than rejecting her many suggestions, the smarter tactic is to at least behave as if you're taking them on board (although where your child is concerned you should, of course, do what you feel is right).
That way, she'll feel valued and part of the family, and less likely to feel she has to force her opinions and beliefs onto you.