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Easter egg for 13 month old?

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Swaffy75 Tue 14-Feb-17 08:11:56

Sorry first thread, so not entirely sure I'm in the right place!

A bit of forward planning. Our son will be 13 months old at Easter, and as he's yet to experience chocolate, chocolate flavoured foods, or anything sugary, I thought it would be a good opportunity to introduce him to choc as a treat.

My plan is to buy an incredibly small egg and feed him little pieces over a few days, does anyone have any thoughts?

Rachie1986 Tue 14-Feb-17 08:20:46

Why not? Up to you - some people would, others wouldn't.. everyone parents differently.

Flisspaps Tue 14-Feb-17 08:25:28

Mine would have had a whole egg at 13 months.

AssassinatedBeauty Tue 14-Feb-17 19:17:27

It's entirely up to you, your plan sounds fine.

Starlight2345 Tue 14-Feb-17 19:19:33

Don't be surprised if he receives quite a few..

Somehowsomewhere Tue 14-Feb-17 19:22:50

Yeah if you want.

Zahrah5 Wed 15-Feb-17 14:10:52

If you really want to give 13m chocolate, what is absolutely not neccesary, then at least get a quality chocolate which almost certainly will not be an chocolate egg.

BumWad Wed 15-Feb-17 14:15:23

Why not? Sounds good

Willow1997 Wed 15-Feb-17 15:44:02

Give him the egg and let him enjoy it. Don't worry. I fretted so much about my little girl's consumption of all the things 'they' say you shouldn't give an infant/toddler (she is 2.5 now) and looking back I wish I had just let her have a bit of anything and everything. I shouldn't have worried so much.

PixieMiss Sat 18-Feb-17 19:40:10

My DS will be 13 months at Easter too and I have got him a moo-free egg with buttons (he is dairy free). You can't keep chocolate and sweet things taboo forever!

Zahrah5 Sun 19-Feb-17 16:27:41

You can keep it taboo with young children as they certainly have no way of knowing about it unless introduced by parents. They have no habits of eating provessed sweets unless these are being offerend to them. Young child will not go to the store to bus a piece of chocolate.

Somehowsomewhere Sun 19-Feb-17 16:44:18

Mine is 19 months and had some chocolate at Christmas. She's not had any since, and so far is not showing any signs of a dangerous chocolate addiction wink.

Swaffy75 Mon 27-Feb-17 21:13:29

Thank you for all your comments x

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