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Aunts and Uncles

Do you teach your children to call very close family friends "Aunt" and "Uncle" or do you think it should be reserved for family.

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reaandiziesmama

Asked by reaandiziesmama at 10:24 PM on Mar. 25, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • Reserved for family, if it's not family, he will call them Mr./Ms./Mrs. Smith
    mommy_jules

    Answer by mommy_jules at 10:26 PM on Mar. 25, 2011

  • My son calls my bestfriends auntie
    June_Mama09

    Answer by June_Mama09 at 10:32 PM on Mar. 25, 2011

  • With one friend we call her aunt and uncle, with others we use Mr, Mrs, Miss, and still with others it is just their first name. It all depends on the person and what we call them. My DD even refers to my best friend and her hubby as "other Mommy and Daddy" (I think this is cute and so do they).
    coala

    Answer by coala at 10:32 PM on Mar. 25, 2011

  • Some of my friends have declared themselves as "aunts" but we besides that don't really use aunt and uncle even for family

    lilysmom2607

    Answer by lilysmom2607 at 10:34 PM on Mar. 25, 2011

  • yes, I always called my aunts and uncles by their title then their name, not just their name, and my kids do too
    tirelessefforts

    Answer by tirelessefforts at 11:14 PM on Mar. 25, 2011

  • That's for family.... they call our friends by their names

    Crafty26

    Answer by Crafty26 at 11:19 PM on Mar. 25, 2011

  • Yeah, very close friends are aunt and uncle.
    Adelicious

    Answer by Adelicious at 11:21 PM on Mar. 25, 2011

  • They only call family aunt and uncle. Other adults are called by their first names.
    justanotherjen

    Answer by justanotherjen at 12:55 AM on Mar. 26, 2011

  • of course
    smiley745

    Answer by smiley745 at 2:13 AM on Mar. 26, 2011

  • we have close friends who are "aunt and uncle"But my kids usually cll them Miss nd Mister and then their first name... Like I intriduce them a " This is Miss Jilland Mr. Ian" Its a military thing!
    JoLee12345

    Answer by JoLee12345 at 4:59 PM on Mar. 26, 2011

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