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    LifeInShadesOfGrey is offline Just a little bit silly :)
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    I would get a bottle of water and just wash it off and hand it back. DP wouldn't even consider giving it back and would bin it immediately.

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    I would and have given it back to him

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    Quote Originally Posted by FearlessLeader View Post
    I would, and have let my kids keep eating it. My DS once licked the floor of the local Chinese takeaway joint. Kids are gross, let them be gross.
    This actually made me giggle. Our kids would get along well.

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    I'd chuck it unless I could at least give it a quick rinse.

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    I would rinse it off with water and then give it back. If it was anything else I wouldn't bother but lollipops attract dirt, hair and who knows what else!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by FearlessLeader View Post
    I would, and have let my kids keep eating it. My DS once licked the floor of the local Chinese takeaway joint. Kids are gross, let them be gross.
    This!

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    I have absolutely no worries about letting my kids eat stuff they have dropped. I a believe it is good for their immune systems. There is a lot of evidence coming out that Anaphalaxis is on the rise because we are living "too clean".

    It woulnd't worry me at all.
    Quote Originally Posted by ~Bec~ View Post
    I was in a supermarket with DS (who is 5) and he had just started on his small lollipop (very rare bribe, I mean treat). He dropped the lollipop on the floor and picked it up. Should he continue or should I insist he throw it in the bin?

    There is no opportunity to buy a replacement lollipop and he would not have accepted an alternative.

    What would you do?

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    Far out can't believe I am the minority!

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    Eat it! I reckon a five year old's immunity should be up for it!

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    Haha id prob throw it out but if i was already stressed i wouldnt dismiss using a baby wipe / water either!

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