In other words, capitalize words such as “Mother,” “Father,” “Grandmother,” “Grandfather,” “Son,” “Daughter,” and “Sis” when they are used in place of the person’s name.
Do not capitalize them when they follow possessive pronouns such as her, his, my, our, your.
Does Dad have a capital?
Capitalize Mom and Dad as a Proper Noun
When you’re referring to a specific person, you may be using the proper noun form. In this case, you would capitalize the words “mom” and “dad.” If it makes sense, then it’s a proper noun.
Do you write Dad with a capital D?
Names and titles are always capitalised. You even capitalize words like mum and dad when you are using them as their name. My mum and dad are visiting my grandma and grandpa this weekend.
When should you capitalize dad?
You should only capitalize “mom” and “dad” when they are used as a name. Whenever they are preceded by “my” they should not be capitalized. For example, when writing “I love you, Mom,” you would capitalize “mom” because “Mom” is used as a name.
Is Mom and Dad a pronoun?
You use the capitalized versions when you are using them in place of a name. However, when “mom” or “dad” is used as a regular noun, it’s not capitalized: “John’s dad said that dinner was ready.”