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I have an almost 3 yr old and a 16 mo old. My 16 mo old does still nurse, but he drinks raw cow's milk too. I'm wanting to move away from sippies. I've ordered some Siggs for drinking water out of. My kids do drink a lot of water, but that's not all they drink. Some of the reviews here regarding the Siggs and KK say that they should ideally only be used for water. THe cups are expensive enough that I don't want to mess around with that! So what should I serve my kids milk in? We've also just started drinking green smoothies. Delicious, but potentially messy! My almost-3 yr old could drink out of a proper cup, but definitely not the 16 mo old.<br><br>
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This would take a bit of monitoring for the younger child, but what about a stainless coffee mug with a plastic travel lid? They make small-ish ones and you could get the lid off easily to help him/her learn how to use a cup quickly. We started practicing pretty early with our two and they could manage a cup a lot earlier than I would have guessed. Good luck!
 

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the jug <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol">
 

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I do allow my 3 year old to use his sigg for milk occasionally, but I clean it out immedietly when he's done.<br>
He also uses small juice glasses, ceramic mugs, or metal mugs.
 

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<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"> I was thinking the same thing! Sorry, not very helpful just got wanted to see what everyone said. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Wink"> We do use short glass glasses (how redundant is that?) for water, from Ikea. HTH
 

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We use the Kleen Kanteens for milk. Have for about 8 months. Seems to work okay for us. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/shrug.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="shrug">
 

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Sorry I'm no help
 

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My goodness, you guys are terribly unhelpful <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"><br><br>
Actually, my little guy does still nurse, but I'm pregnant so I don't want to be his only source of milk. I'm tired and my bones feel hollow as it is. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Embarrassment"><br><br>
I got my DD to start drinking milk and our green smoothies out of a short glass cup this past weekend.<br><br>
I think I might let my DS drink his cows milk out of a #5 plastic for a few more months before trying to switch him to something else. At least having the Siggs for water will help cut down on the plastic overall.<br><br>
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Yah here too. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"><br><br>
The guy over at thingamababy.com said something about using <a href="http://www.thingamababy.com/baby/2006/07/kraft_pimento_s.html" target="_blank">pimento spread jars</a> as toddler glasses since they are sturdy and there aren't any threads. I just happened to remember this because it seemed like a *really* useful thing.
 

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our regular glass cups.
 

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We use klean kanteen sippy cups and I am pleased so far. I clean them often during the day and it HAS to be better than the plastic ones we were using.I'm trying to do the best I can
 
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