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MIL question

Posted by on Dec. 30, 2012 at 10:10 AM
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When my husband and I were dating, I always called his mother by her first name and continued to do so after we were married and she never said anything like, "Call me Mom." Do you call your mother-in-law Mom or by her first name? I think unless she asks you to call her Mom, it's presumptuous and rude to do so.

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poshkat
by Bronze Member on Dec. 30, 2012 at 10:23 AM
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 i call her by her first name. unless im talking to DH or his siblings, than i say mom

rose4607
by on Dec. 30, 2012 at 10:25 AM
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I call her by her name

MusicMom823
by on Dec. 30, 2012 at 10:25 AM

I call her by her first name or refer to her as "Granny" when talking to the kids.  

Lorena
by Silver Member on Dec. 30, 2012 at 10:31 AM
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I call her by her first name but if my dd is around I call her grandma because we named our dd after her.
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Rain2Rinse
by Bronze Member on Dec. 30, 2012 at 10:32 AM
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I have always called her by her first name. She encourages me to all her mom, but it isn't something I'm comfortable with. I love her to pieces, though!
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Lindsey1112
by Member on Dec. 30, 2012 at 10:34 AM
First name
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msjoecool
by on Dec. 30, 2012 at 10:38 AM
I call DH's parents Mom and Dad. I love them tons and they're my other family. DH and I have been married 13 years and dated for a year.

When talking to or about them around the children, I call them Grammy and Poppa.
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Serenity7
by Platinum Member on Dec. 30, 2012 at 11:30 AM

 I never called my mil anything

risaspieces
by Member on Dec. 30, 2012 at 11:33 AM
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I call her by her first name, as does dh. I will probably start calling her Abuela after this baby is born though.
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bcauseimthemom
by Bronze Member on Dec. 30, 2012 at 11:34 AM

I call my ex mother in law mom and ex father in law dad.  We do not have my husband's family in our lives for me to call her anything.

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