Doorbell Camera Shows Footage of The Dream Mother-In-Law Coming to Visit

If there’s one relationship that often sends moms everywhere into a tailspin, it’s the one between themselves and their mother-in-law. The woman who created your favorite person in the whole world, sometimes tends to be the same person who gives you the biggest headache in the world. 

Luckily, that’s not the case for Virginia mom of five, Amy Bell, who recently took to TikTok with footage from her Nest doorbell camera, showing her mother-in-law stopping by to help. 

Warning: this woman *might* just be an angel walking among us. 

“My mother-in-law every time she comes to our house,” Amy wrote in the video, followed by a teary-eyed emoji.

The mother of five is a stay-at-home mom who recently gave birth to twin girls. 

In the video Amy shared, we see grandma making several trips up the front steps of the family’s home, carrying loads of helpful items. Everything from Costco-size boxes of diapers to Marshal’s bags and even coffee. 

This woman is here to help, and she does not show up empty-handed. 

@thebellfam_ So thankful for her! She always comes with diapers, formula, food, or clothes/shoes for the kids. I hope to be this kind of MIL/grandma one day🥹😍 #mil #motherinlaw #momlife #family #inlaws ♬ hell n back – 🤍

“So thankful for her! She always comes with diapers, formula, food, or clothes/shoes for the kids. I hope to be this kind of MIL/grandma one day,” Amy wrote in the video’s caption.

May we ALL aspire to be this kind of MIL/grandma one day!

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As you can imagine, Amy’s comment section was loaded with fellow moms singing this mother-in-law’s praises, along with several others sharing their own struggles with this prominent figure in their lives. 

Saving this so I remember to be like this with my son and daughter in law,” one person wrote. 

“Golden retriever in law,” wrote another. “Need me one of those.”

“Protect her at all costs – what a wonderful woman,” another beamed. 

While some moms in the comments were proud to report that their husband’s mothers are very much the same as this angel woman, many others were quick to share their own woes with their MIL’s. 

“Mine only brings *drama* when she comes over,” one commenter quipped.

“Mine just brings a headache,” said another.

“Mine could literally N E V E R,” added a few others.

One thing everyone could agree on is that THIS is how you mother-in-law. Whether you’re in the trenches of young motherhood right now, or headed toward a season of having grown up kids, one thing this generation of moms is determined to learn, is how to parent ADULT kids well. And that includes how we love and support their partners and families. 

Thank goodness for the example this sweet MIL is giving us. May we all aspire to be like her one day. 

Bri Lamm
Bri Lamm
Bri Lamm is the Editor of An outgoing introvert with a heart that beats for adventure, she lives to serve the Lord, experience the world, and eat macaroni and cheese all while capturing life’s greatest moments on one of her favorite cameras. Follow her on Facebook.

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