She doesn’t mean anything by it.” Karen still feels frustrated in meeting the impossible standards of her mother-in-law. A Response Although cleaning may not be the in-law issue you personally deal with, it reflects one of the many ways interference by in-laws can bring tension to a marriage.
Karen probably wants to talk to Bill about her feelings – not to complain about his mother, but to brainstorm solutions.
That will make it feel like a problem they share, rather than an issue that comes between them.
Maybe you could share time-saving tips you have discovered over your years of housekeeping.
The last thing you want is to cause problems between Bill and Karen. If your motive is to give them a hand because of their busy lives, then you need to offer your help directly, and ask if there is a particular project they could use help with.
Washington's mother was Mary Ball and his father was Augustine Washington. George studied at local schools in Fredericksburg, and was also homeschooled for part of his life. He was sent several times to the "forks of the Ohio River" now called Pittsburgh.