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how often do you drink?

Since becoming a parent, how often do you drink? Never? Sometimes? All the time? Do you wait for a night out, or have drinks at home after the kids go to bed?

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prinzesstephi

Asked by prinzesstephi at 2:56 AM on Aug. 3, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • Rarely. But I rarely drank before I had kids. In fact I didn't start drinking beer until 3 or 4 years ago. My husband likes to have a couple beers after work and sometimes I'll join him. We have no problem drinking in front of the kids so no need to wait until they are in bed.
    justanotherjen

    Answer by justanotherjen at 2:59 AM on Aug. 3, 2010

  • Sometimes on saturdays, me n hubby hate beer.. its always vodka n OJ =)
    Leilene07

    Answer by Leilene07 at 3:02 AM on Aug. 3, 2010

  • I used to drink all the time, you know being young going out and having fun almost every night either at a bar or night club. However now that I am a mommy I never drink, In the almost 2 years since my son has been here I think I may have Drank 5 times at most.
    Topgunmommy

    Answer by Topgunmommy at 3:04 AM on Aug. 3, 2010

  • i would love to tie one on for old times sake but i just cant seen to do it , i have bought a pint here and there but i can never bring myself to drink one or maybe two drinks, just seems kinda pointless when ur trying to take care of kids... so i say screwit.
    jjpnelson

    Answer by jjpnelson at 3:07 AM on Aug. 3, 2010

  • I hate my daughter seeing me drunk and since i've been pregnant my tolerance has gone down and it only take a drink to get me drunk! I drink maybe a couple times a month...but i've had guests at the house and they drink a lot so I've been drinking so much...it's wearing me out!!
    dbodani

    Answer by dbodani at 3:10 AM on Aug. 3, 2010

  • Sometimes...I had my first drink yesterday when I went out to lunch with my best friend, Haven't had a drink in months.
    Izzabellasmama

    Answer by Izzabellasmama at 3:16 AM on Aug. 3, 2010

  • Not enough.
    dmarie2101

    Answer by dmarie2101 at 3:20 AM on Aug. 3, 2010

  • My dh and I have datenights every month. I will occasionally have a glass of wine while we are out.
    Mom2Just1

    Answer by Mom2Just1 at 3:45 AM on Aug. 3, 2010

  • I am more of a social drinker, and even then I only have one or two drinks.
    NatalievdV

    Answer by NatalievdV at 4:19 AM on Aug. 3, 2010

  • I dont drink much, but I do like to have a few glasses of wine while watching my tv shows when my daughter goes to bed
    Mom2Rylin

    Answer by Mom2Rylin at 4:22 AM on Aug. 3, 2010

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