Mother-in-Law Day

Mother-in-Law Day

Every year the fourth Sunday of October is celebrated as Mother-in-Law Day. A mother-in-law is the mother of a person’s spouse. Two women who are mothers-in-law to each other’s children may be called co-mothers-in-law.

Mother-in-law’s day is when you have an excellent chance to pay praise, respect, integrity, and appreciation to your mother-in-law. You can use this day to clear all the misunderstandings between you and your mother-in-law, and the best opportunity to make your relationship strong and well-bonded.

Mothering Sunday is celebrated on the fourth Sunday in Lent similarly Mother-in-law day is celebrated on the fourth Sunday in October. It is a way to show support and honor all mothers-in-law who from babysitting to giving all kinds of useful advice made their children grow in a secure environment.


The day was established in 1930 by the editor of a local newspaper in Texas, the US. Earlier it was celebrated on 5th March 1934 but later shifted to the 4th Sunday of October. He published an article in his newspaper relating to Mother’s Day and in end wrote about a day that needed to be celebrated for Mother-in-law.

Mother-in-Law is called the second mother. Mother and Mother-in-Law both of them are the main properties in the world. The reason for celebrating the day is to recognize the many important contributions that women make in raising their children, and in providing the stability that their children need as well.

How to celebrate the day

You have always wished your Mother on Mother Day but have you ever practiced wishing it to your Mother-in-law it is a little bit complicated. Some things you can do to wish your Mother-in-law. It is celebrated with great enthusiasm throughout the world. In most communities, parades, workshops, lectures, and presentations are organized.

  • You can give her cards and wish her a Happy Mother-in-law’s day.
  • Make a call to her and wish her.
  • If your mother-in-law has a good sense of humor, then funnily wish her a funny message with a mother-in-law day wish.
  • If she likes simplicity, expect her in simple words and tell her how much she is essential for you.

Wishes for Mother-in-law

She brought the love of your life into the world. She raised them to be the upstanding person they are today. For that reason alone, your Mother-In-Law deserves at the very least, a whole bunch of respect. We’ve organized a range of sweet messages for your mother-in-law which you can share with her.

Life has given me plenty of reasons to be happy, and you are one of them. I couldn’t wish for a better mother-in-law.

Thank you for your constant support, we couldn’t have gotten through the last year without your wisdom and care.

Thank you for all of your love, laughs, and great advice. I really couldn’t have asked for a better mother-in-law than you!

Thank you for always rescuing me when the kids are driving me crazy – I couldn’t do it without you

Getting married is a perfect chance to have a second mother, who will care about you and support you.

You’re selfless, patient, compassionate, loving—and so many other great things that make you so special (and make us so lucky!)

Now I know why my husband is an amazing person. It’s because you raised him right. More power to you, mom. Have a fulfilling Mother’s day!

Wishing a very Happy Mother-in-Law Day to you mom…. You have been the most supportive, loving, and caring Mother in Law I could have imagined.

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Simmi Kamboj is the Founder and Administrator of Ritiriwaz, your one-stop guide to Indian Culture and Tradition. She had a passion for writing about India's lifestyle, culture, tradition, travel, and is trying to cover all Indian Cultural aspects of Daily Life.