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To be horrified at giving a 3 yr old crisps, chocolate biscuits, cheesy bites...

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starofastorath Fri 18-Jan-13 20:20:48 10 in the morning? After having sugary breakfast cereals?

PickledInAPearTree Tue 29-Jan-13 22:39:24

It was mooted as a solution toad. However that poster has given up on us now.

So yes it has been said.

Moominsarescary Tue 29-Jan-13 22:48:13

Wow this thread took a bit of a turn didn't it

PickledInAPearTree Tue 29-Jan-13 22:51:54

Snacks dog poo cat poo and breastfeeding, when will I learn.

You still around Moonmin? Me too and I am in PAIN I feel explody.

Moominsarescary Tue 29-Jan-13 22:56:15

There's dog poo threads, I must have missed them. Cat poo on garden threads I've seen.

Yep still here, csection booked for Friday though, bit earlier than I thought it would be!

PickledInAPearTree Tue 29-Jan-13 22:56:56

Oh thats not bad though as we enter rib cracking phase! Good luck..

ClippedPhoenix Tue 29-Jan-13 22:58:16

Get over yourself and stop judging is what I say.

Moominsarescary Tue 29-Jan-13 23:05:09

Think you! Tbh my cervix and hip are getting worse so it's a bit of a relief to see the end in sight

BooBumpDaddyandMe Tue 29-Jan-13 23:13:22

star I'm with you on this! Every parent makes their choices & every child is an individual but if you don't give the crappy ( it's my opinion thanks) stuff on a regular basis it won't become habit. I have friends whose idea of lunch for their kids is crisps/sausage rolls/chocolate etc & I do think it effects them - sore bums from acidic pooh, super fussiness when it comes to proper meals etc.
Trouble is your friend is entitled to make her choices about her DCs diets and there's nothing you can do about it without sounding like a busy body or that you're being judgy - which I suppose you are but rightly so.
The "children's diet" debate will run and run!

Toadinthehole Wed 30-Jan-13 17:38:27


I agree. Certain people on this thread seem ultra-defensive.

Not giving children sweets etc on a daily basis is quite a normal strategy where I live. Those who are offended by this strategy ought to lighten up a bit.

Toadinthehole Wed 30-Jan-13 17:47:56

trixymalixy Fri 25-Jan-13 19:17:30

I know this thread is (thankfully) dying now, plus I'm losing the will to contribute further, but I will respond to you.

You seem to imply that you regularly have to give your child a regular flow of chocolate biscuits to keep him/her out of hospital. I don't think you can blame me for being sceptical.

In any event, if your child has severe allergies he/she is out of the ordinary run: I fail to see why you think my post has any relevance to you.

loismustdieatyahoodotcom Wed 30-Jan-13 19:44:47

Tbh the op never stated that the child had any health issues but I would hate to be judged like that knowing that i do what i do for the right reasons. My DS weighs 17.2 lb at 16 months old, i think unless you know every detail of the parent and childs life then you just should judge. When DS health issues are address i'll address his diet untill then i'll follow the advice i think is best.

trixymalixy Wed 30-Jan-13 20:36:30

Well funnily enough the consultants exact words were that after passing a food challenge we were to " commit to giving cake every day to maintain tolerance" and therefore stay out of hospital. Remain sceptical if you like, it's the absolute truth. Yet again showing your ignorance.

The dietician's advice was to give pudding after each meal to try and boost weight.

Your post was a dig at parents of children with food issues. Claiming your approach to your child's diet had avoided any food issues or phobias implied that parents had somehow caused their child's issues. I was merely pointing out that very often there were underlying health issues that were out of the parents control, in my case allergies, others on this thread have SN.

loismustdieatyahoodotcom Wed 30-Jan-13 20:47:23

Got to agree with trixymalixy on this. I think unless you have a child with additional dietary issues or complex health needs you would be shock or hmm but when its your child its the norm and there are good reasons for it. you can always fix eating habits at a later stage but not health complications caused by having an underweight child.

PickledInAPearTree Wed 30-Jan-13 22:03:09

Some people on this thread make Gillian mckeith look like a pleasant prospect.

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