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Would you drink with kids around?

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 Last weekend one of the kids in the band had a birthday party for his 12th birthday and the mom had a cooler full of beer set up inside. While they were carefully making sure none of the kids there didn't get a beer, all of the adults were happily indulging, some of them to the point they were stumbling around and clearly intoxicated.

Would you drink like this with kids around?



by on Sep. 27, 2013 at 10:58 AM
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NDADanceMom
by on Sep. 27, 2013 at 5:29 PM
I drink with kids watching but i don't get tipsey. If i have a party i provide for the guests. If the guests are adults i but beer and wine, even if kids are also invited. I don't associate with asshats that get drunk with kids watching so its never an issue.
Mom-does-hair
by Member on Sep. 27, 2013 at 5:32 PM
I have had a couple drinks in front of my kids. One drink, not multiples or to the point of being drunk. I disagree with people being drunk in front of kids.
Rachael-Dawn
by Bronze Member on Sep. 27, 2013 at 5:44 PM
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No. I don't drink anyway though.
jessi2girls
by Silver Member on Sep. 27, 2013 at 5:46 PM
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nope, that's unacceptable to me, and we would have left..

How many of those parents do you bet drove home drunk with their kids? 

I find that disgusting

strontium
by on Sep. 27, 2013 at 5:47 PM

yeah.

Growing up all the birthday parties for kids in the family had beer/wine/mudslides/margaritas...

KelliCakes
by on Sep. 27, 2013 at 5:55 PM
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We traded in bars for birthday parties, this is how some parents "go out" I say its fine, as long as the kids are taken care of.

ScrChk23
by Amanda on Sep. 27, 2013 at 6:49 PM

Not to the point of intoxication, but yes

Pnukey
by Jennifer on Sep. 27, 2013 at 7:29 PM
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No, but I also don't drink when kids aren't around. I just don't drink. I think it's inappropriate to drink with kids of any age present.

Bieg9093
by Member on Sep. 27, 2013 at 7:33 PM

 I drink one drink at a party like that because I'm probably driving.  If I'm there for 4 or 5 hours, I'll probably have 2 drinks.

But if I'm driving somebody else's kids in my car, I just drink diet coke.

We had a bbq last summer at which there were kids and beer/wine.  We didn't serve hard liquor.  I'm happy to report that none of our guests got sloppy with themselves.

awesomemommy2
by on Sep. 27, 2013 at 7:35 PM
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I'm about to crack open a beer in front of my three kids right now.

Cheers!
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