The double mum conundrum: what do you call your mum when you have two of them?

The double mum conundrum: what do you call your mum when you have two of them?

My mother died in 2019. She had dementia. I’m an over-sharer, so pretty much anyone who ever crossed my path had to hear the stories of her gradual decline. Imagine the confusion when, four years later, I introduce my mum (who is very much alive) to a friend of mine. I see them take a breath, assess the situation, and give me a suspicious sideways glance. “What did she just say? Did she just introduce this woman as her mum? …