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Are we the only parents left in America who don't have children that drink coffee?

It's no big deal, I realize, but why do children have to do everything adults do now? It was bad enough when teens started being treated like adults, but now even seven and eight year olds drink coffee. I'm just wondering if anyone else out there doesn't see a need for this.

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MyGiftsFromGod

Asked by MyGiftsFromGod at 12:11 PM on Aug. 4, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • My kid doesn't.

    Though he has ADD pretty severely.
    mustbeGRACE

    Answer by mustbeGRACE at 12:11 PM on Aug. 4, 2010

  • Yikes! I would never have let my kids drink coffee, they were hyper as it was. The grandkids aren't getting any coffee from me either. I try to limit their caffeine intake when they are with me. LOL!!!
    m-avi

    Answer by m-avi at 12:12 PM on Aug. 4, 2010

  • My mom let my younger siblings drink coffee, I have no idea why they would want to... coffee is gross. I still don't drink coffee and I'm an adult :)
    MomtoElliett

    Answer by MomtoElliett at 12:12 PM on Aug. 4, 2010

  • No one in my house drinks it. My husband might once in a while at work, but I find coffee nasty. ANY thing with coffee in it to me is gross.
    Misteh

    Answer by Misteh at 12:12 PM on Aug. 4, 2010

  • people let their 8 year olds drink coffee?
    lovinangels

    Answer by lovinangels at 12:12 PM on Aug. 4, 2010

  • I have three boys 17, 16 and 5.... none of which drink coffee or even want to drink coffee, which in hindsight is kinda weird because I drink coffee all day and even my candles and air fresheners smell of a warm toasty hazelnut coffee... LOL... maybe thats why! ROFLMAO.
    WoodWitch

    Answer by WoodWitch at 12:12 PM on Aug. 4, 2010

  • My kids ASK for coffee because I let them taste in once a couple of years ago and they liked it, but they're not allowed to have caffeinated drinks. I started drinking coffee when I was 14 and had a job at Dunkin' Donuts. I hope my kids don't start the caffeine habit for many years, if ever.
    vicesix

    Answer by vicesix at 12:13 PM on Aug. 4, 2010

  • Wow, really? I didn't know parents did this. My LO's don't even drink soda. They're 4, 3 and 1. I'm sure they will eventually be allowed soda in small doses, but it will be a while.
    renea20

    Answer by renea20 at 12:13 PM on Aug. 4, 2010

  • We are not a coffee drinking household either. I don't understand how something that smells so warm and comforting can taste so nasty!
    Izsarejman

    Answer by Izsarejman at 12:13 PM on Aug. 4, 2010

  • What, really?! I dont think Id let my dd have coffee until at least high school...
    hot chocolate occasionally instead if they need something but coffee is addicting & the last thing i want is my child having a caffeine withdrawals!
    MommaTasha1003

    Answer by MommaTasha1003 at 12:14 PM on Aug. 4, 2010

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