Mother and Father - Mom and Dad
- Mom is a capitalize word when it is an addressed name or a substituted name - not when it is a reference.
- Example: My mother was a wonderful woman - not my Mother was ...
- Example: Dad was a great man - not dad was a great man.
Sons and Daughters
- Example: James was a son of Thomas Black - Not James was the son of Thomas Black unless he was the only son that Thomas Black had.