- Nothing calms a sugar craving like a bite of chocolate, a lick of a lollipop, or a scoop of ice cream. From cupcakes to cookies, sweet snacks are not uncommon in a family home. In fact, 80 percent of moms said they had a stash.
- There are plenty of parents and kids that like to sip on a soda pop. Some moms claim the caffeine gives them a kick start and others just can't say no to their sugar beverage loving kiddos. Twenty-four percent of moms keep soda in the fridge.
- Processed food can be bought in bulk and stored for long periods of time, which makes it attractive to some moms and dads. The non-perishables also may be a good deal cheaper than fresh alternatives. Forty-four percent of moms purchase processed goods.
- Kids love eye candy, but should they eat it? Nothing catches a youngster's attention like a heaping stack of rainbow hotcakes! Forty-five percent of moms see no harm in buying or preparing dyed foods.
- Parents want the best for their kids, but are lax about their own eating habits. Forty percent of moms sneak junk food they don't allow their children to eat.