When describing もらう DBJG says "The first person or s.o. the speaker empathises with recieves some benefit from an action by someone whose status is not as high as the receiver's"
It then goes on to give the example
But surely the father's status is higher than the son/daughter's status so this example seems to contradict the description.
So, are both the description and the sentence correct? If so what am i missing?
I would like to believe the desciption and replace the sentence with
Would that be correct? Thanks.