Thread: Kids and Sugar
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Old 03-30-2014, 05:57 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I'm not a parent but I think it's alright to buy her sugary snacks. Maybe put them in a cupboard that is just for her. I don't think stashing food in her bedroom is a good idea--the idea that these are "hidden foods".

I'm a child who grew up in a household that had cookies. My grandmother always had cookies when we went to visit. Food was a reward. When I became diabetic I realized that my parents didn't really foster healthy eating habits. We don't even have cookies in the house now (or any junk food) and I don't miss it.

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