9 ways to instantly get in your in-laws’ good books

Marrying your man is not just a lone purchase… When you say your vows, you best be aware that you are tying the knot with his family too. So, it’s definitely a good idea to make sure you have a good relationship with your future in-laws.

Here are 9 ways to get in their good books.

1. Invite your mother-in-law to your dress fittings – remember that you are just as much her daughter now that you are Wedding her son!

2 Don’t expect your in-laws to play a hefty hand with the Wedding expenses – and if they insist, be sure to be grateful for their input!

3. Just as you’d usually have a father-daughter dance, allow time for a dance with your new father-in-law.


4. Consider allocating your future Hubby’s sister as one of your Bridesmaids – or if he has a little sister, a flower girl!

5. If you’re in a bit of a pickle with his family, don’t play the devil’s advocate and make him choose a side. Be civil, be mature and make compromises!

6. Invite his immediate family over for dinner at yours – your cooking skills will be put to the test, Fairies, so put that apron on and show them what you’re made of!

7. Hold a pampering session with girls from your family and girls from his family. Girl-time is essential, and what better way to have some bonding time than while getting your nails done?

8. Always give your in-laws an update with the wedding planning – remember that no person likes anything more than being appreciated and included, especially for such an important event.

9. Just because you’re Marrying into their family – and of course it’s exciting – but try not to be that girl who wants to talk about her wedding and nothing else…


Image from Rebecca and Michael’s Wedding. Photography by Nadine Saacks Photography.

Posted in Expert Advice, Planning, Relationships by wedded wonderland

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