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Help!  Every time my back is turned, my littlie grabs my cup of coffee and finishes the dregs.  Is this really bad?  Has it ever happened to you?

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  • I would be definitely keeping it out of the little ones reach. Otherwise the next mug they reach for May be full with hot coffee

  • I’d be concerned if your little one grabs a hot cup of tea or coffee and burns himself/herself.

  • I don’t think this will hurt your child, but I would not leave my cup lying around.

  • Might have to rinse out your mug straight after you finish

  • I would not give my child coffee,and rarely does she drink coke,sometimes a frozen coke at maccas,they contain caffeine,kids don’t need to become addicted.

  • Once in a blue moon should be okay!

  • I don’t think kids should have coffee at all. Perhaps put your cup up higher.

  • Can’t beleive kids like it lol! I even can’t stand the taste!

  • It’s bad for adults … so are energy drinks.

  • My daughter does every now and again, aged eight. A milky one.

  • Yes it is bad, children are sneaky! Try keep it out of her reach one day she might severely burn herself.

  • I don’t think it will do any harm if it is only a small amount occasionally but would not be encouraging it. You are the one that has to deal with a little one with caffeine.

  • This is very very bad! Especially the end but which is the strongest. Once finished drinking wash it up straight away!

  • Sorry coffee is not good for any child

  • things do happen with little kids and its easy to forget things like that but i really dont think its good for them at all there is a reason kids are not supposed to drink coffee red bulls etc :)

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