Mother in laws have had it pretty rough over the years, the butt of countless jokes and the subject of less than flattering stereotypes about them being intrusive, overbearing and quite frankly, mean.


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Luckily however, like most stereotypes this one is dead wrong. Mothers in law come in all shapes and sizes but at the end of it all what they really want is the best for their loved ones.

We here at Bored Panda have compiled a list of mothers in law at their best. Funny, clever, kind, naughty, naïve or just a bit wrong, this list is all kinds of hilarious. Scroll down to check it out and tell us your mother in law stories in the comments!

#1 My Mother-In-Law Knitted My Wife's Snake A Christmas Sweater

My Mother-In-Law Knitted My Wife's Snake A Christmas Sweater

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Pi... 1 year ago

This is precious!

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#2 Just Got This Snap From The Mother-In-Law

Just Got This Snap From The Mother-In-Law

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Lelia Ungureanu 1 year ago

so sweet!

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#3 Mother-In-Law Complained About The Sun Being In Her Eyes. I Closed The Blinds, Turned Around And Saw This

Mother-In-Law Complained About The Sun Being In Her Eyes. I Closed The Blinds, Turned Around And Saw This

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Виолина Коцева 1 year ago

Can i like this twice :D

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#4 Mother-In-Law Bought These To Embarrass Me. It Didn't Work

Mother-In-Law Bought These To Embarrass Me. It Didn't Work

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ADHORTATOR 1 year ago

You rock!

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#5 My Favorite Mug. My Mother In Law Gave It To Me

My Favorite Mug. My Mother In Law Gave It To Me

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Denise Melek 1 year ago

I like that woman.

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#6 So My Mother-In-Law Is Taking A Photoshop Class

So My Mother-In-Law Is Taking A Photoshop Class

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Asia 1 year ago

Wow! She did a great job :D

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#7 So, I Saved A Dying Baby Squirrel Once, And Now My Mother-In-Law Thinks I'm The Squirrel Whisperer. She Hooked Me Up With Some Hot Squirrel Swag

So, I Saved A Dying Baby Squirrel Once, And Now My Mother-In-Law Thinks I'm The Squirrel Whisperer. She Hooked Me Up With Some Hot Squirrel Swag

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Marceline 1 year ago

Bravo for saving the squirrel!

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#8 Over The Toilet In My Mother In Law's Bathroom, Always Makes Me A Little Uncomfortable

Over The Toilet In My Mother In Law's Bathroom, Always Makes Me A Little Uncomfortable

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Dani Donovan 1 year ago

This is awesome!

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#9 Grandma Made This For The Babie's Room. My Mother-In-Law Is The Best

Grandma Made This For The Babie's Room. My Mother-In-Law Is The Best

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ADHORTATOR 1 year ago

I agree

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#10 My Father-In-Law (73) And Mother-In-Law (70) Went On A Cruise A Few Weeks Ago. This Was Their Embarkation Photo

My Father-In-Law (73) And Mother-In-Law (70) Went On A Cruise A Few Weeks Ago. This Was Their Embarkation Photo

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Adogcalledkitty 1 year ago

Is there a free brother in the family? I'd happily be their daughter-in-law.

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