Sylvia Sánchez wrote a touching birthday message for her mother-in-law, Pilar Atayde, who she said treated her like one of her own children.
In an Instagram post, the veteran actress paid tribute to her husband Art Atayde’s mother who was surprised to see several family members get together on her special day. Sanchez shared clips from the gathering, during which her mother-in-law became emotional.
In the caption to her post, the award-winning actress praised her “Mom Pilar,” whom Sanchez considers “a great example” of what a stepmother should be.
“Thank you, Mum Pilar, for being the most caring, loving and cool mother-in-law. Thank you for treating me and welcoming me like your daughter. Thank you for being a great example of a mother-in-law. Promise! I will be like you (emojis) I love you, mom (emojis) Happy birthday, Piluchi (emojis) Happy afternoon (emojis),” the “Huwag Kang Mangamba” actress wrote.
Sanchez, in his recent posts, made his appreciation for his daughter-in-law Maine Mendoza, who is married to his son, Quezon City Representative Arjo Atayde, very clear. A day before the couple’s wedding in Baguio City on July 28, “The Greatest Love” star penned a heartwarming message to her future daughter-in-law.
“Matagal na kitang minahal at itinuring na isang tunay na anak mula (nang) minahal mo ang anak kong si Arjo (I have loved you for a long time and consider you my own child since you love my son, Arjo) @mainedcm ( emoji),” Sanchez told the “EAT” pillar, and said Mendoza allows her to completely feel the love for a girl she experienced from her in-laws.
Meanwhile, Sanchez, on his Instagram Stories, showed how much his stepmother loved watching Gary Valenciano play. In the clip she shared, Mr. Pure Energy entertained the crowd with his hit “Di Bale Na Lang.” EDV
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