+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 9 of 9
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    over there....no over there:)
    Posts
    1,624
    Thanks
    921
    Thanked
    370
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts

    Default what do you call your OH or what are you called by your OH in front of your kids??

    i ask because i tend to call my OH by his first name well nickname but he has asked me to call him daddy in front of the girls as our 2 year old has started calling him by his first name now and not daddy so how does it work at your place??

    Sent from my GT540 using BubHubi

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    454
    Thanks
    24
    Thanked
    58
    Reviews
    0
    In front of the kids mummu n daddy, not with kids by our names

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    in a wormhole
    Posts
    2,770
    Thanks
    4,604
    Thanked
    2,813
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    If I'm talking to him, or calling to him I use his name.

    But if I'm talking to my kids about him then I use your dad eg 'Can you go ask your dad what he wants for lunch?'

    I think when the kids were really little we used Mummy and Daddy more.

  4. The Following User Says Thank You to MissMuppet For This Useful Post:

    WorkingClassMum  (02-02-2012)

  5. #4
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Posts
    17,766
    Thanks
    5,100
    Thanked
    8,704
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 postsRuby Star - 15,000 posts
    Awards:
    Past Moderator - Thank you
    100 Posts in a week
    Quote Originally Posted by MissMuppet View Post
    If I'm talking to him, or calling to him I use his name.

    But if I'm talking to my kids about him then I use your dad eg 'Can you go ask your dad what he wants for lunch?'
    Pretty much this ^

  6. #5
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Melbourne
    Posts
    14,750
    Thanks
    2,078
    Thanked
    3,540
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    I cringe when I hear grown adults call each other Mummy and Daddy - there was a tv show years ago where the father still called his wife Mummy even though the kids were adults

    I call MOTH by his name and he calls me by my name yet when asking the kids to talk to him I say 'Ask you father, or Ask Dad blah blah blah" or even what did Dad say?

  7. #6
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Posts
    14,057
    Thanks
    1,875
    Thanked
    2,608
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    I call DF Babe or by his first name, depending on my mood and what I'm talking about. When talking to the girls I'll refer to him as Daddy.
    My eldest calls DF a range of things from Babe to his first name as well as Daddy. Doesn't bother him in the slightest. DD2 calls him dada or da.

  8. #7
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Posts
    108
    Thanks
    16
    Thanked
    159
    Reviews
    0
    By his name. Kids are smarter than people give them credit for and if your son is calling him by his name, it's not because he doesn't know that he is 'dad/dy' but because he is trying to get a rise out of him.

  9. #8
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Location
    Victoria
    Posts
    2,610
    Thanks
    1,023
    Thanked
    511
    Reviews
    1
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    When talking to him I use pet names usually Babe but also honey.
    When he talks to me or calls me its usually sweetie, honey, bubbles, baby

    to the kids Mom and Dad to the baby (3 months) mommy and daddy

  10. #9
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Tieri
    Posts
    398
    Thanks
    10
    Thanked
    51
    Reviews
    0
    I call my husband honey sometimes but mainly dadda or daddyo. He calls me by my first name or mumma.

    Our daughter is around ALL the time and we love that we are a mother and father so think being called mumma or dadda is a pretty special thing. I have friends who would give anything to have that title


 

Similar Threads

  1. If your kids call your partner 'mum', what do they call you?
    By thewritestuff in forum Same Sex Parents
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 12-10-2012, 19:24
  2. *spin off* When are YOU comfortable allowing kids in the front seat of a car?
    By share a book in forum General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 09-03-2012, 17:54
  3. Kids in front seat of car in NSW ?
    By our4boys in forum General Chat
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 09-03-2012, 13:42

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
FEATURED SUPPORTER
Baby U & The Wiggles - Toilet Training ProductsToilet training can be a testing time but Baby U is there to assist you and your toddler with the daunting task of ...
REVIEWS
"Pigeon teats rule!"
by Alex
Pigeon PP Wide Neck reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›