What do you have your children call others adults?
Mr. Williams. Miss Miller. Mr. Dave. Miss Amanda. Or just plain Dave and Amanda.
Also: Does it make a difference if the adult is a neighbor, teacher, police officer, or your best friend?
There are a lot of factors that play into this. Region of the country/world. Age of the parents and children. Cultural and religious influences. Etc.
Here’s what we do: we simply ask the adult in question what they would like to be called (“How would you prefer that our children address you?“) and then we advise our children accordingly (“This is Mr. Jones“).
*I am so interested to hear your thoughts on this. It would be especially intriguing if you told us your age and state/country of residence, but you don’t have to. I’ll start. I’m in my late twenties. I’m from Arizona. You (and your kids) can call me “Stephanie.”*