Denise Schipani regrets the sippy cup. Can you blame her? They’re a ton of work to clean — especially if you’re serving milk in them — and they’re just another part of the 24/7 eating-drinking cycle that makes up the modern American kid’s life.
There are other things Schipani regrets giving her toddlers — stuff she writes about in this funny essay on Babble’s main site. It got me thinking about how there’s actually lot of stuff we’re told our toddlers need, which we could actually live without. Here are seven such things. Be sure to add your own unnecessary toddler things in comments:
And be sure to check out Monica’s defense of no toddler preschool.
And my piece on foods to avoid giving toddlers (even on official plastic toddler plates!)
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