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How often do you drink? Do you think social drinking makes you a bad mom? What about drinking after kids are in bed?

Be honest, do anon if you want, but really how often do you drink? And when you do how much do you drink?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 8:21 PM on Nov. 15, 2009 in Food & Drink

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  • I rarely drink, but when I do, it's always away from my kids, unless it's a family celebration. At that time, I only have one drink.
    NightPhoenix

    Answer by NightPhoenix at 8:24 PM on Nov. 15, 2009

  • I have one glass of wine or one beer about once every two months. Drinking has never been my thing.

    I think social drinking is fine as long as it's not done frat-boy style lol. A drink or three with friends once in a while is totally fine. I do think that moms who go out partying every weekend and get totally wasted all the time should probably give it up and stop acting like they're 18 (even if they are 18).

    Ati_13

    Answer by Ati_13 at 8:25 PM on Nov. 15, 2009

  • I have a drink or two probably twice a month. However, I do not get drunk very often at all. I don't think drinking makes you a bad mom unless you're getting drunk all the time and not paying attention to your kids. IMO its better to drink after your kids are in bed because they don't really need to be around it. There is a difference between having a drink once in awhile though and being an alcoholic.
    pinkgemini85

    Answer by pinkgemini85 at 8:27 PM on Nov. 15, 2009

  • i buy a six pack of mikes about once a month. so i almost never drink. i only get drunk on special occasions, like halloween, or my baby sisters 21st b-day. and its fine to drink while kids are around but i dont think its ok to get drunk unless there is a sober person in the house in case of emergencies.
    cassie_m

    Answer by cassie_m at 8:29 PM on Nov. 15, 2009

  • I usually have a glass or two of wine before bed
    Steph319

    Answer by Steph319 at 8:31 PM on Nov. 15, 2009

  • I dont think that drinking has anything to do with being a good parent unless you are a true alcoholic
    Steph319

    Answer by Steph319 at 8:32 PM on Nov. 15, 2009

  • I drink a glass or two of wine about 1-2 times per week.
    Other than that, if i go out and have a girls night, which isnt very often, maybe once every few months, then i probably have a little too much fun :)
    But im not a bad parent because of it.
    dorie84

    Answer by dorie84 at 8:41 PM on Nov. 15, 2009

  • I rarely drink!When I do my kids are either in bed or not home. I never get to were I can't take care of them. I don't think drinking makes you a bad mom as long as your kids are taken care of!!!
    hot-mama86

    Answer by hot-mama86 at 9:07 PM on Nov. 15, 2009

  • Can't remember last time I had a drink.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:09 PM on Nov. 15, 2009

  • i go out to the bar and drink on a friday or saturday night probably once a month while my mom watches my son, and sometimes i have a few when i put him to bed. its really not that big of a deal, as long as your not getting trashed and passing out while your taking care of him or driving around drunk.
    PURPULbutterfly

    Answer by PURPULbutterfly at 9:49 PM on Nov. 15, 2009

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