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Old 06-13-2008, 10:33 AM   #11
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Re: What does your LO drink other than water?

Our holistic pedi recommended chamomile tea back when DD was night-waking a lot & it quickly became her daily dinner drink of choice. It's great when they've got an upset tummy, as well.
In the summer, I make hibiscus iced tea sweetened w/ a touch of agave nectar (more so DH and I can drink it too--DD could care less if it's sweetened) and a squeeze of lemon juice.
For both, I boil a pitcher w/ 2 teabags and keep it in the fridge. A good way to get water in w/o any 'junk'

Some mornings, I make smoothies for the kids w/ goat or water buffalo yogurt (no lactose), frozen fruit chunks, probiotics, flavored cod liver oil, carrot juice and a splash of fruit juice. Gets all the good stuff into their system and they think it's a real treat. I just take all the filters out of the sippy cups and it goes thru just fine. We use a mini food processor to blend it all together.

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Old 06-14-2008, 08:15 AM   #12
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Re: What does your LO drink other than water?

Sorry if Im repeating here, but I havent had a chance to go through the other responses yet. I didnt give either of my children anything but pure water until they were about two and a half. They did have drinkable yogurt watered down a little and some whole milk, but never juice. My 5 year old will ask for water even if given the option for juice now. My 3 year olds will only look for juice if they see some or someone else asks. They all love plain water. Maybe if you really wanted to try some flavoured water using 100% pure fruit juices?I wouldnt really try anything else unless they started to refuse drinking the water though.After having 4, it has been my experience that they dont miss what they havent had. HTH and best of luck with your little darling!
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soy milk and what my son calls "juicy water". A bit of 100% white grape juice with water.
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Re: What does your LO drink other than water?

I'd say just water as well. My toddler only had water until very recently. He would have whole milk (and still does) at bedtime, but I can understand you not wanting to do that yet. As long as your LO is getting enough calories and calcium from his diet, then I won't worry about it.
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try the falvoured almond milks?

just water should be fine though. best thing to drink anyhow.
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whole or 2% milk, ice water (loves it), diluted juice a few times a week
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hormone free milk. That's it. Milk and water.
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