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Soda: How often?

How often do you allow your kids to have soda?

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Asked by Cafe Jenn at 3:37 PM on Feb. 2, 2010 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • Never

    Answer by Raeann11 at 3:38 PM on Feb. 2, 2010

  • Personally, not very often at all. I'm blessed, in that my daughter really does not like soda at all. My son likes it, but only if I'm drinking it-and I only drink diet-and that not very often either. They prefer milk, juice, and water.

    Answer by WatermelonNerd at 3:38 PM on Feb. 2, 2010

  • I don't buy it, but if we at someone's house and they serve it I don't forbid it. Maybe every 3 months?

    Answer by mompam at 3:39 PM on Feb. 2, 2010


    Answer by sati769leigh at 3:39 PM on Feb. 2, 2010

  • one or two on the weekends

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:40 PM on Feb. 2, 2010

  • It is NEVER appropriate to give your child soda. In fact, it is HORRIBLE for EVERYONE.

    But, I drink the hell out of it!! :) I won't give it to my kids until they are in Middle School or older (If I can get away with it!) BUT, I must admit, my son has taken sips of mine when there isn't anything else around...thank god, he prefers milk or juice!

    It's hard not to let your kids have something you drink all the time....

    Answer by TLALONDE16 at 3:42 PM on Feb. 2, 2010

  • Never, The Few Times My DS Has Had A Sip Of It He Says It Tastes Funny(And Asks For Water or Milk) And He Doesn't Like The Bubbles. Plus We Don't Have It In The House Either Because My DH & I Don't Drink it.

    Answer by liss05 at 3:43 PM on Feb. 2, 2010

  • My kids won't ever have soda. It's horrible for you.

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 3:59 PM on Feb. 2, 2010

  • Once or twice a month on average. It's something I only buy as a treat. When we're eating out they'd rather have chocolate milk, which is also considered a treat since at home its always white milk.

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 4:07 PM on Feb. 2, 2010

  • We don't drink it so they don't drink it. They have juice or water when we are out.

    Answer by gramsmom at 4:53 PM on Feb. 2, 2010

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