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Do you allow your kids to drink soda?

I don't

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Jssg1986

Asked by Jssg1986 at 2:10 PM on Feb. 26, 2011 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • Nope. My son might get a sip, but that's rare and only if we are out to eat.
    BabyBugsmama

    Answer by BabyBugsmama at 2:16 PM on Feb. 26, 2011

  • My oldest didn't start drinking soda until he was 9 and I didn't give it to him. I rarely give it to him myself, but he gets it a parties or at his dad. I don't plan on giving my 20 month old soda until about that age as well.
    layh41407

    Answer by layh41407 at 2:17 PM on Feb. 26, 2011

  • nope , sugar free kool aid or juice , I wouldnt even have it in the house
    Stormy7

    Answer by Stormy7 at 2:30 PM on Feb. 26, 2011

  • yes...started getting sips around 2-3...she is 7 now and she will drink a glass everyday if i let her....or if were out she will grab a 20oz....its ok in moderation....she usually drinks water tho....thats her fave
    macksmom716

    Answer by macksmom716 at 2:33 PM on Feb. 26, 2011

  • If he wanted to, sure he could.  I grew up drinking soda and I turned out just fine. My kid just happenes to prefer juice or water, he doesn't like the carbonation.  Obviously I wouldn't give soda to a baby, or toddler, my son is 7.  But if he wants a coke or sprite, he can have one.  No big deal. 

    CookieMom108

    Answer by CookieMom108 at 2:33 PM on Feb. 26, 2011

  • Nope. My kids are 14 & 8. They've had orange soda, but not much. They drink milk, water and watered-down juice.
    Inloveagain

    Answer by Inloveagain at 2:38 PM on Feb. 26, 2011

  • Just sprite or 7 up at grandma's I don't allow caffine.
    diamondsky

    Answer by diamondsky at 3:59 PM on Feb. 26, 2011

  • Well its really tough in my situation. I wouldnt have soda in my own house at all (DH & I are water drinkers).. But we live with my mom.. Who has Coke with dinner.. So my DD wants whatever her grandma wants..
    And she gets it when we eat out..
    But any time its just us, soda is not an option.. DD doesnt even ask..
    MommaTasha1003

    Answer by MommaTasha1003 at 5:10 PM on Feb. 26, 2011

  • sure do
    CometGirl

    Answer by CometGirl at 6:10 PM on Feb. 26, 2011

  • VERY VERY Rarely. Usually only when we visit the grandparents becasue they give it to them. I stick with 100% juice, water, and milk.
    KristiS11384

    Answer by KristiS11384 at 11:08 PM on Feb. 26, 2011

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