A person is never too old to call their mother or mommy by those names.
I would say seven. After that it starts to sound ridiculous or like baby talk.
Linda Sue......"Grammie," LOL....I don't know that I feel what someone calls their mother is related to their age (or age group). It's a really personal and Familial thing. It really depends on how it all got started. It's also more related to the type of relationship one has with their Mom, IMHO.
This is an interesting question, Sunshine.....making me think back at what my sister and I called our mother. If you can believe this or not, I recall we used a couple of renditions....as in "Ma" and sometimes "Mother"......They both have explanations.
Our mother and her siblings called their Italian mother "Mama".......and we obviously shortened that to "Ma," for our mother. Sounds a bit informal, but we were an informal family...so.....
When about to approach a "serious" matter...we would say, "Mother.." as if to warn her that the conversation would be something important.
I do have an adult friend who calls her mother, "Mommy." It sounded odd to me at first...but after getting to know the family, it became clear to me and I understood it was not a "juvenile" thing.
Now....I don't know about all mothers, GF...but what I want to know is, what do my sons call me ....when I'm I'm not around!! LOL!
What an interesting questions. For me I do not remember using mommy. So, that said more than likely I stopped well before age 3 or 4 maybe. Considering an older sibling and that influence I think Mom was used much more and early in life.
Now daddy lasted throughout that life. Even as an adult reaching the 50's daddy would arrive like at Christmas time for sure. Mommy never . . . Mom, yes. I am not sure if that says anything one way or the other
YES! tsmog.....strange...but "Daddy" did remain throughout the years.....it was always "Daddy"...Glad you brought that up!
I giggle + giggle because daddy popped into my head with remembering Christmas time. I would ask 'Daddy what did you get?' whereas I would say 'Mom' with the same question. Odd isn't it. I always referred to them as Mom and Dad usually
Good question, Linda. My 21 year old son calls me Mommy when he wants something! It's Mom or Mama the rest of the time.
As Indians we are very much close to our mothers and we are never too old to call her endearingly as Ma,. Mommy or which ever we wish to call her. I feel enticed to show you the quality of a true mother for which a link is given below;
Hmm, NEVER too old in a moral way or a way in which it would be unhealthy to do so. There's nothing wrong with mother = mommy. I still do it as a sign of affection.
That said, it isn't socially acceptable (unfortunately!) past the age of 8-10, I'd say. Which isn't to say you shouldn't do it. But people may make fun of you, sadly.
With my father and his brother and sisters, every one of them called their parents Mommy and Daddy as long as they (my grandparents) were alive. I always thought those names were mighty sweet, and though I call my mother Mama and my kids call me Mom, I have absolutely no problem if a grown person prefers to call their mother Mommy. To each their own
NEVER, I have six adult children.Two call me MOM, , two call me MAMA, one calls me MUMMY, and one calls me MA. I am sure your MOMMY loves to here that, it is sweet, precious and tells me she is still the same MOMMY you loved as a child. Bless you.
i still call my mom ... mommy ... but i do it i a loving, ,fun way ... my daughter whom is 26 still calls me mommy ... in the same, personal,, loving way ... i think it's nice.
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