My latest on Catholicmom.com
In this month of May, Mary and Moms, it seems only natural to consider what it means to be a mother-in-law too! Mothers-in-law are fair game when it comes to jokes and dark humor. They seem to be an easy target for a quick and funny punchline. Even Pope Francis seems to have an issue with “mothers-in law!”
I have often wondered, why is that?
It seems most of the mother-in-law jokes and stereotypes are about older women who don’t want to let go of their children, don’t give them enough privacy, or who are so focused on how they want things done, everything their new in-law does is “wrong.”
And honestly…I get it.
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