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would you allow ur 11 year old to drink coffee?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 1:35 PM on Mar. 13, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • nope.
    admckenzie

    Answer by admckenzie at 1:38 PM on Mar. 13, 2010

  • i wouldnt even allow my 16 year old.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:39 PM on Mar. 13, 2010

  • No way!
    DigiScrapperMom

    Answer by DigiScrapperMom at 1:43 PM on Mar. 13, 2010

  • if it's decaf then yes...when i a kid my parents let me get decaf cappuccinos from an italian restaurant we always went too...you just don't want her to get hyped up or become addicted to the caffeine but if it's decaf it's ok
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:48 PM on Mar. 13, 2010

  • it's been proven that coffee does not stunt your growth
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:53 PM on Mar. 13, 2010

  • nope, never
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:53 PM on Mar. 13, 2010

  • It's better than those soft drinks! It probably has less caffine in it too. so for those mom's whos kids are drinking tons of soda, stop and think about it! Yes, i would allow it. We, as a family, also drink alot of sweet tea too.
    forevermom75

    Answer by forevermom75 at 1:54 PM on Mar. 13, 2010

  • agreed forevermom....there is nothing wrong with your kid having little coffee as long as you regulate the caffeine intake.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:57 PM on Mar. 13, 2010

  • Not on a regular basis but occasionally, just like soda.
    My friend started drinking coffee when she was 9 or 10 and was so addicted to it by high school that she needed a pot every day...she was 16. It's all she drank all day long (except at school where she drank soda).
    justanotherjen

    Answer by justanotherjen at 1:58 PM on Mar. 13, 2010

  • Actually I do allow my 10 year old to drink coffee. I personally do not see the difference in drinking coffee and soda. Other than there is less sugar in coffee.
    CKasting

    Answer by CKasting at 1:59 PM on Mar. 13, 2010

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