Re: juice - I totally agree with you. I also send to dc for my toddler fresh fruit. I ask that they give her the fresh fruit snack with water in the afternoon. I am trying some compromise - toddler gets cookies and other such stuff, but I want her to get into the habit of good eating decisions like reaching for fruit and eating veggies. I think it's really important to establish this early on. My toddler only gets OJ and that's because she won't drink milk, so I find this is the only way to get the calcium and vitamin D in her. She never gets any other juice and she's 2.5 years old. Go with your gut and smile sweetly when the family gives you sh-t.