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Buying gifts for your daughter-in-law can be difficult, especially if your relationship isn’t the easiest, which a lot of them aren’t. But whether it’s Mother’s Day, her birthday, or you just want to get your daughter-in-law a little treat, think about giving her something you don’t have to buy.

While store-bought gifts or gift certificates are always welcome, we asked daughters-in-law what they really want from their mothers-in-law. Their answers might surprise you.

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