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Is it ok to drink with your adult child?

if you are out to dinner with your adult children and they want a drink with their meal is it ok?

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cakes258

Asked by cakes258 at 12:20 AM on May. 9, 2011 in Parenting Debate

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Answers (34)
  • I used to have a margarita with my grandma. I don't think I could drink with my kids.
    emmyandlisa

    Answer by emmyandlisa at 12:23 AM on May. 9, 2011

  • If they are of legal drinking age...sure. I've gone to clubs with my kids and their co-workers. I also went to their company party so I could be the designated driver.
    CallMeAngie

    Answer by CallMeAngie at 12:26 AM on May. 9, 2011

  • Yea I dont see a problem with it if their over 21.
    kyheavensmom

    Answer by kyheavensmom at 12:29 AM on May. 9, 2011

  • Well, of course! LOL.
    minnesotanice

    Answer by minnesotanice at 12:33 AM on May. 9, 2011

  • If they're of legal drinking age, why not?
    myree85

    Answer by myree85 at 12:42 AM on May. 9, 2011

  • I have drinks with my mom, grandma, aunt, whole family so I don't see anything wrong with it. When my son turns 21 I'm sure I'll enjoy an adult beverage with him from time to time as well. Of course thats in like 14 years.
    onemellowmom

    Answer by onemellowmom at 12:50 AM on May. 9, 2011

  • I don't really mind one drink with family once in awhile while underage. Lots of people do it with special meals/holidays. That said, if their 21+ I don't see why your even asking this. If they are responsible (and so are you) sure.
    SalemWitchChild

    Answer by SalemWitchChild at 12:52 AM on May. 9, 2011

  • I don't see why not. I have an occasional glass of wine with mom. My mom planned my bachelorette party it was a blast and it was fun to hang out with my mom like that.
    chaiteamomma

    Answer by chaiteamomma at 12:59 AM on May. 9, 2011

  • If they can buy it, absolutely!!! If they can't, better not, because if you're caught, you go to jail.
    CeeCee333

    Answer by CeeCee333 at 1:12 AM on May. 9, 2011

  • I don't see why not. you spent years raising them now you can sit back and relax with them.
    youngmommy220

    Answer by youngmommy220 at 1:29 AM on May. 9, 2011

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