15 September 2010

# Birthday Celebrations # Family

Happy Birthday Mommy :)

This is kinda how I always imagined a relationship with my mother in law or in popular parlance monster in law, would be like, much before I had gotten married.. thanks to the countless stories I had heard , innumerable examples that I had seen ..Maybe it’s the nature of this relationship that a mother in law and daughter in law shouldn’t get along or maybe it’s just a coincidence I’d like to presume that the word in-law seems to destruct any potential for a good relationship to grow into something meaningful even before the seed is sown. What so ever maybe the cause of this love-hate relationship, I know I neither liked the effect nor quite understood it and luckily I never have to..

To you, my mommy, I dedicate this poem by Joanna Fuchs, on your birthday and everyday..

Some mother-in-laws are possessive,
Their child they still want to own.
My mother-in-law’s love is like sunlight,
On both of us it shone.

Some mother-in-laws put you down,
They think you’re not good enough.
My mother-in-law shows approval,
Affection, and other good stuff.

Some mother-in-laws interfere,
They think that they know best.
My mother-in-law lets us be,
She’s better than the rest.

And so I just want to thank you,
For being who you are,
You’ve made everything so easy,
As a mother-in-law, you’re a star!


  1. How sweet! I will be a MIL for the first time in about 28 days and I am so excited! My son's adorable Bride to be has been a good friend of our family for years, I love her and considered her a daughter long before Son fell for her! Gonna be great!

  2. another lump in my throat...
    ya ur mum in law is great and you are lucky to have her.but shes equally lucky to have u as her daughter im sure.

  3. yes sister, i totally agree with wat mam said....
    and wish aunty HAPPY BELATED B'DAY and long life ahead...

  4. My husband and my Mom have an amazing relationship and I'm so grateful for that!

  5. Amen to that!

    We all hope and pray for this.. and Im not wrong in saying that Priya, the person that you are, deserve any other. Your MIL raised a son like Sachin and has a DIL as you,.. WOW.
    Touchwood :)

    Thats all.

  6. @ Brenda ..Congrats and I am so happy for you ..I am sure you guys will make a terrific MIL / DIL team :)

    @ Mom ..spoken like a true mother :P

    @ Misri ..thanks Bro :)

    @ Kristen ...That's def precious :) and *touchwood *

    @ Jess ..Thanks a ton babes ..and my blog missed you :P


  7. That is so lovely! I love the faux note.. made me giggle aloud!

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  9. Unfortunately the fake note is more like my relationship with my MIL, but I am so happy that you have a good relationship with yours! Such a sweet person as you deserves a one-of-a-kind incredible MIL too!

  10. @ Jess ..I know :( your comments are imp to me so good to have u back ..*hugs*

    @ Just married ..Thanks for dropping in and I missed Sat this time :( but will surely check it out soon..

    @ Hanna ..Thanks for following and welcome to my lil space ..

    @ Joanie ..Awwww ..I dont feel happy about that but thank you for all your compliments ..You simply made my day ..xoxo

  11. My MIL and I don't always agree but we usually get along okay. I'm usually only mad at her when she's being mean to my husband *L*


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