Sippy Cup Frustrations

When I had my first we went through various different styles…
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Until he decided he liked the Playtex Insulators and Gerber sippy cups! They have been our go to until recently. He is now 4 and decided he like other cups, but will still use the sippy cups if we give them to him.

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However, now we are back at finding the right sippy cup for our 1 year old. He prefers straws but I can’t seem to find one that doesn’t leak. I have one Nubby straw sippy cup that is small from when we went through our first search that works well, but I constantly have to refill it. When I saw that Playtex made a straw sippy cup I was super excited thinking I found a great product. WRONG! This sippy cup leaks – it pushes liquid up through the straw and then puddle on the high chair or whatever surface it’s sitting on. It’s really aggravating – not only do you have to clean up after your toddler but now the cup too?!? I try to get him to use the regular top sippy cups, but he just doesn’t tip the cup enough and gets frustrated – no matter how many times I try to show him to tip the cup he doesn’t, so right now we are stuck with using leaky straw sippy cups. Even Cal isn’t happy about it….

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Moms what are your experiences with sippy cups????? Any recommendations????

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About alyshacarmody

I'm an art teacher aka working mom that has two wonderful boys, ages 4 and 9 months. My husband is a police officer who works nights; so I find that my style of parenting isn't always what others approve of, but it works for us! I am very crafty so I am always finding new projects to try and think that I am "green" or at least try to be. My philosophy is live laughing and loving. This blog is intended as an adventure so we'll see how it goes...
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One Response to Sippy Cup Frustrations

  1. AmyCorreia says:

    Hi Alysha, my friend swears by zo.li cups…not sure if you’ve tried them yet: http://www.amazon.com/ZoLi-Bot-Straw-Sippy-Pink/dp/B004KV6UH2/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1342706442&sr=8-4&keywords=Zo.li Hope you’re having a great summer!

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