Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

When did you stop

putting half water in your toddler's juice?

Answer Question
 
firsttimemom733

Asked by firsttimemom733 at 4:00 PM on Apr. 11, 2013 in Toddlers (1-2)

Level 12 (762 Credits)
Answers (11)
  • My son is three and I still put water in his juice, in my mind it doesn't hurt anything, he doesn't like water in a sippie only in a "big boy cup with ice" so I always put water in his juice, its cheaper and better for him and he cant tell a difference!
    Mommy_Hollar

    Answer by Mommy_Hollar at 3:04 AM on Apr. 20, 2013

  • I never give juice. Now they don't want it, but I guess I would dilute until age 4 or so.
    mompam

    Answer by mompam at 4:30 PM on Apr. 12, 2013

  • When he was around 4. However, they do say it doesn't hurt to continue to do it because its less calories and sugar.
    Kalibsmommy86

    Answer by Kalibsmommy86 at 8:02 AM on Apr. 12, 2013

  • About 18 months for us. There are some juices I still water down for my 4-year-old and 2-year-old, though.
    Mom-2-3-Girlz

    Answer by Mom-2-3-Girlz at 9:55 PM on Apr. 11, 2013

  • my kids never liked it watered down. it always made it sour.. my 4 yr old now likes motts for tots. my 9 month old drinks a sip here and there. but 4 is where i let them have "regular" juice
    chrstny88

    Answer by chrstny88 at 9:41 PM on Apr. 11, 2013

  • If my kids get juice at home, I still tend to dilute it. My youngest two are 4 1/2 and my oldest is 9!
    girlwithC

    Answer by girlwithC at 8:54 PM on Apr. 11, 2013

  • My kids didn't drink much juice. It has to much sugar in it. I feed my kids real fruit.
    louise2

    Answer by louise2 at 7:50 PM on Apr. 11, 2013

  • Mine never had juice, just never cared for it. They like smoothies now or oj, but never juice. Sorry, I'm no help.
    balagan_imma

    Answer by balagan_imma at 7:14 PM on Apr. 11, 2013

  • I never did. They got the Gerber juices or similar. They got 1-2 cups of juice a day, if that. They got more water or milk than juice.
    Rosehawk

    Answer by Rosehawk at 6:34 PM on Apr. 11, 2013

  • Probably about age 4 or 5. It helps to cut back on their sugar intake & saves money too.
    mrsmom110

    Answer by mrsmom110 at 4:47 PM on Apr. 11, 2013

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.