Seems the latest craze in New York is the babyccino. Now when I first heard the headline all I could think of was a baby in cute little LL Bean chinos (or khakis as my son tells me is the appropriate term). But no…….a babyccino, according to this article from Fox News (and we ALL know to trust them for great reporting) is a mini coffee drink that sells for $2 and is described as follows:
mini decaf cappuccinos or frothy cups of steamed milk, foam and cinnamon for the little ones
Really? Supposedly this trend started about 10 years ago with our Aussie friends but trust me—-when we were there I never saw a baby sipping a coffee anywhere so perhaps the supposed fad ran its course and people came to their senses. At least about that! The pains it took for me to find an actual coffee maker are a post in and of itself so I have my serious doubts about the validity of this statement that our good friends down under actually started this that many years ago.
So what do you think? Do our kids need to emulate every little thing that we as adults do? Do they need to be part of the coffee addiction that has swept our country and that I quite honestly have embraced? Is it a way to keep them quiet as their parents have their own triple double half soy hold the whip dark roast venti mocha peppermint espresso ? Is it filling a real need in their lives? Is it a way to get some milk into them in a fun manner? I would love to hear your thoughts! Let’s talk—say –maybe over a coffee?????