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    Quote Originally Posted by Elijahs Mum View Post
    I'll have to double check but I think the yellow additive (110) in pineapple and passionfruit soft drinks plus the caramel colouring in cola products are both known carcinogens
    I think 211 and a few others are suspected carcinogens too.

    ETA - 211 is also suspected to cause damage to mitochondrial dna and is in almost all soft drinks. It's actually banned in a lot of countries, but not in Aus for some stupid reason.

    I drink soft drink, but I won't give it to DS, because really its just a bubbling chemical soup!
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    Quote Originally Posted by DrDrakeRamoray View Post
    I wouldn't serve kale either but there are healthy alternatives you know?
    Party food doesn't always need to be sugary, additive ridden crap.

    And if the teacher wants to reward her students that's fine, but give stickers or a special game or whatever that isn't food-related.
    A little off topic but I rejected the offer from my doctor to give my DS a small container of Jellybeans for getting his immunisations, stickers are a better alternative...I am probably in the minority there too....

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    Quote Originally Posted by sparklebug View Post
    My biggest issue would be a party for finishing homework.....what?? This means they usually don't all finish it? I thought your just supposed to do homework?!?

    I'm all for rewarding good behavior/accomplishments, however, completing homework is not exactly an accomplishment.

    I'm not a fan of food rewards, however, a little party at school is not exactly going to do any long term damage, it's the same as a birthday party. Would you not allow your child to go to a birthday if soft drink was being served?
    I'm not against the party. I love parties
    I'm against serving soft drink.
    The kids have end of year parties which we are asked to bring in food. So I can make/ buy what I want.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FearlessLeader View Post
    She's not rewarding them with junk food, she's rewarding them with a party. Wouldn't be much of a party if they were all sitting around drinking water and eating homemade food. That's just lunch...
    Add ******ers, decorations, music, dancing, new and healthy snacks, games with (appropriate) prizes and it can still be a party.

    You don't need lemonade to make a party.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kiwimum890 View Post
    A little off topic but I rejected the offer from my doctor to give my DS a small container of Jellybeans for getting his immunisations, stickers are a better alternative...I am probably in the minority there too....
    I did too when my son got his needle last year. It was a lollipop. He doesn't like them anyway and got two stickers. He was happy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by meredithgrey View Post
    Off topic but I've seen many a harsh judgey thread in here about doctors or midwives.
    Lawyers get a very bad wrap too

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    Quote Originally Posted by VicPark View Post
    Add ******ers, decorations, music, dancing, new and healthy snacks, games with (appropriate) prizes and it can still be a party.

    You don't need lemonade to make a party.
    This! ^^

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    Quote Originally Posted by DrDrakeRamoray View Post
    I did too when my son got his needle last year. It was a lollipop. He doesn't like them anyway and got two stickers. He was happy.
    My DS got one sticker and he was so excited about that!
    In fact he talked about his sticker most of the way home....no mention from him about the immunisation!

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    Quote Originally Posted by VicPark View Post
    Add ******ers, decorations, music, dancing, new and healthy snacks, games with (appropriate) prizes and it can still be a party.

    You don't need lemonade to make a party.
    Totally agree!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elijahs Mum View Post
    I'll have to double check but I think the yellow additive (110) in pineapple and passionfruit soft drinks plus the caramel colouring in cola products are both known carcinogens
    Interesting. This isn't something I'd ever heard.


 

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