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Do you let your LOs have soda?

My 14 month old will wait until I turn my back and then will steal my drink & run off with it, slurping Mt. Dew the whole time.

 
ABeaverhausen

Asked by ABeaverhausen at 3:38 PM on Jun. 8, 2011 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • yup. she has had soda and she has had coffee too. she likes it. she doesn;t drink coffee straight its coffee and milk. its a culture thing. i grew up with it. its not a regular thing the soda and coffee thing but she loves water and floaored water and oj. so everything in moderation. and whom ever said it stumps growth i am still waiting on that one because i am one of the tallest in my family. lol. i just think its funny been having caffeine all my life and it did nothing to my growth. and i am taller then my parents. :)
    lambdarose

    Answer by lambdarose at 3:09 PM on Jun. 9, 2011

  • Absolutely not.
    ObbyDobbie

    Answer by ObbyDobbie at 3:40 PM on Jun. 8, 2011

  • My son is 3-1/2 and never had soda but he barely likes juice either - he just drinks water really..
    maxsmom11807

    Answer by maxsmom11807 at 3:45 PM on Jun. 8, 2011

  • Nope. My daughter will be 3 next month and has never had a sip of soda. I hate seeing toddlers drinking soda.
    BridgetC140

    Answer by BridgetC140 at 3:43 PM on Jun. 8, 2011

  • My sons have never had soda....they are in their 20's. We don't drink it and never have. They've never had koolaid either. They drink water, milk, sweet tea or juice as adults because that's what they grew up with.
    tracylynnr67

    Answer by tracylynnr67 at 3:46 PM on Jun. 8, 2011

  • that is too cute...I didn't let them have a whole soda, but a sip from mine was okay every now and then :-)
    sdks2011

    Answer by sdks2011 at 3:40 PM on Jun. 8, 2011

  • No...I don't really think there is a reason to give her soda...I don't give her juice either though...it's just too much sugar...but my mom gives her both when she spends the weekend there so she's not missing out lol
    Lucky209

    Answer by Lucky209 at 3:43 PM on Jun. 8, 2011

  • Mine are 8- 12 years. I by the small ones when I get groceries. I get two six packs every two weeks . When it's gone, it's gone.
    RelaxedMom2-3

    Answer by RelaxedMom2-3 at 3:44 PM on Jun. 8, 2011

  • so my son is two and a half and has never had soda when he is with me
    jenn660

    Answer by jenn660 at 3:46 PM on Jun. 8, 2011

  • No mine did not have soda until they were older... and even then I did not allow them to have anything with caffiene in it.
    MizLee

    Answer by MizLee at 3:50 PM on Jun. 8, 2011

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