03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated Nov 17, 2011

When Your Children Call Someone Else Mom

Nicole Kidman has just received the mother of all Christmas gifts.

Last week it was revealed her children have taken to calling another woman "Mum". Ouch.

Only recently Ms Kidman admitted on GMTV: "My kids don't call me 'Mommy', they don't even call me 'Mom'. They call me 'Nicole', which I hate and tell them off for it."

So imagine her consternation on hearing actress Katie Holmes, wife to Kidman's former husband Tom Cruise, tell a magazine interviewer: "His first two children are incredible, really smart and kind. They call me 'Mom'."

On Ms Kidman's behalf, I am livid.

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