Gli utenti di TikTok difendono una madre che ha dato una tazza di tè al suo bambino

‘What a lad!’ Clip of toddler enjoying a cup of tea goes viral as his mother hits back at critics who say youngsters shouldn’t be given hot drinks

  • A mother has divided opinions after filming her toddler drinking a cup of tea
  • Posting on TikTok, showed her son saying what he is drinking before taking a sip
  • Many responses found the clip relatable, while other warned against caffeine
  • A mother who filmed her toddler enjoying a cup of tea has had a legion of social media users defend her decision after critics warned against giving the hot beverage to young children.

    Posting under the handle Leanne King from County Durham took to Tic toc, with a clip of her son sipping in a square cup that was once available from McDonald’s.

    He appears delighted and when asked what are you drinking, responds: ‘Cup otea’.

    The video has been viewed almost two million times, with many commenters defending the mother from critics and admitting they also drank tea from a young age.








    A mother, che vive nel Regno Unito, has been forced to respond to critics after posting a clip of her toddler drinking tea on TikTok (nella foto)

    A mother, che vive nel Regno Unito, has been forced to respond to critics after posting a clip of her toddler drinking tea on TikTok (nella foto)

    Leanne told Femail that her son doesn’t drink tea regularly, but likes it as an occasional treat.

    ‘I know my son is cared for, he has absolutely no developmental issues and is definitely not addicted to caffeine or tea,’ lei disse. ‘He very rarely drank tea but the video was when he was around 1.5 Anni.

    ‘He is now three-years-old and has one approximately once or twice a month.

    ‘There are plenty other things which I could have given him but I think no matter what, someone will comment on anything you do online.

    Among the critics was one, chi ha scritto: ‘Tea is just as bad as coffee it’s filled with caffeine which is bad for babies

    Un altro ha detto: ‘I don’t think babes should drink tea of coffee

    Il NHS website states that ‘hot drinks like tea and coffee contain caffeine and are not suitable for babies or young children. There’s also a risk that hot drinks can cause scalding.

    The heartwarming video shows Leanne's son saying he's drinking a cup of tea before taking a sip from his McDonald's cup

    The video of Leanne's son (nella foto) drinking tea has racked up almost 2 milioni di visualizzazioni

    The heartwarming video shows Leanne’s son (nella foto) saying he’s drinking a cup of tea before taking a sip from his McDonald’s cup

    One critic warned tea is filled with caffeine, while another claimed black tea interferes with absorption of iron

    One critic warned tea is filled with caffeine, while another claimed black tea interferes with absorption of iron

    però, some social media users have argued they grew up drinking tea without having any issues and gushed about it being a tradition for Brits.

    ‘My mum used to put tea in my bottle when I was a baby,’ uno ha scritto.

    Un altro ha detto: ‘I hope anyone complaining about this little man having a cuppa tea never take there kids to a fast food place of give them fruit shoots

    A third joked: ‘Never seen anything so British! Lo adoro… can’t beat a good cuppa tea

    Un altro ha aggiunto: ‘What a lad. There’s nothing wrong with him having a brewhe’s enjoying it, that’s all that matters.

    A flood of comments argued they grew up drinking tea, with one joking that he should also be given biscuits

    A flood of comments argued they grew up drinking tea, with one joking that he should also be given biscuits

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