Since apparently you can't smoke pot, even if you're kids are with a sitter, because that level of intoxication, even when legal, makes one a bad parent... What about alcohol? Can one have a drink or two and still be a good parent? Is a bar trip with friends grounds for being a horrid parent?
Why is there such a stigma surrounding weed and not alcohol?
To clerify, we are talking about LEGAL use of alcohol or weed, in moderation, not getting completely ripped!
In 13 states (and counting) weed has been decrminalized... it's NOT illegal there...
Also to clerify for those who think I suck so much, I don't even use cosmetics with chemicals in them, let alone alcohol. I do however believe you can be a wonderful parent and drink/smoke on the weekends with friends.Answer Question
Answer by Anonymous at 10:49 AM on Sep. 6, 2011
Answer by riotgrrl at 10:49 AM on Sep. 6, 2011
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Answer by dancer at 10:51 AM on Sep. 6, 2011
Answer by mommy_jules at 10:52 AM on Sep. 6, 2011
I never drink in front of my kids. Since I'm now a single mom (divorced), even if I've had a rough day, I still don't have a glass of wine when they've gone to bed, out of fear that something could happen. But, I see nothing wrong with me drinking in the privacy of my home (not having to drive) when my girls are with their father on his visitations. Not breaking the law in any way or jeopardizing my children's safety.
Answer by 3libras at 10:53 AM on Sep. 6, 2011
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