Parental Drinking Supervision Doesn't Work

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 47•19 May 10, 2011

A new study concludes that teens who drink with parental approval and supervision have a higher risk of becoming problem drinkers than those who wait until they're 21. What do you think?

  • “Like I’m going to let the public school system indoctrinate my kid against our household’s preferred brand of vodka.” ”

    Raoul Williams –
    Handle Maker

  • “Fine, no more alcohol. But I'll really have to step up my shockingly open flirtation with my son's friends if I'm going to retain my 'cool mom' status.”

    Dixie Yennie –
    Benefits Manager

  • “Come on, man, my kids aren't even fun unless they're a little drunk.”

    Carson Kitamura –
    Rabble-Furnace Tender