20 endearing photos that prove mothers in law aren't all bad

It's not always easy to get on with our mothers in law - their reputation precedes them and we've all heard stories about domineering, critical, jealous women who try their best to ruin their child's relationship.  Which is a bit unfair, as a lot of mothers in law are lovely people who only want the best for their family and are always on hand to help with the kids.

Don't believe us?  Then have a browse through these photos to see just how cool some mothers in law can be!

1. My mother knitted this sweater for my wife's snake.  Adorable!

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2. Because mothers in law are always in need of spare cats

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3. A present from my mother in law to ensure I keep my hands off her daughter... It didn't work!

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4. My mother in law is enlightened

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5. A mug from my mother in law

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6. My mother in law's learned how to use Photoshop

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7. Present from my mother in law, who thinks I love squirrels

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8. Present that my mother in law gave me for our child's bedroom

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9. Rockers on a cruise: my father in law (73) and my mother in law (70) at the start of their vacation

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10. My mother in law has a weird sense of interior design

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11. Cedric, my mother in law's goat

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12. My mother in law's really cool - she does what she likes!

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13. Never a truer word was spoken

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14. Too funny - my mother in law bought this painting of 'a pretty sun with a comet landing on its surface

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15. Text message from my mother in law: 'what's an ASS19?'

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16. A little gift from my mother in law...

 

17. The day my mother in law reached level 30 on Pokémon Go: this is what she served for Sunday lunch

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18. Us having a meal at my future mother in law's house...

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19. A Christmas tree decoration from my religious mother in law - why a big toe?

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Look, closer... it's baby Jesus

20. Gift from my mother in law who keeps telling me to lose weight!

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