Is there something bad about the use of “mother” and “father” in conversation? Does it make people feel uncomfortable when the say these words? Why do they use the terms “Mom” and “Dad” instead?
When I was in elementary school, one of my teachers explained to the class that “Mom” and “Dad” are nicknames that children use when they calling to or addressing their parents (to repeat, their parents). Then why do people say “your Mom” instead of “your mother.”
What is so forbidding about the terms we use to refer not only to our own parents, but also to someone else’s parents?