Alcohol given to kids by parents does not improve their drinking habits later

Alcohol given to kids by parents does not improve their drinking habits later

The amount of times I have had this conversation with well-meaning parents giving their kids alcohol young, thinking that somehow they will raise healthy 'European style' drinkers.  The truth is the opposite and the European countries we once admired now all have major and widespread alcohol abuse problems.

Great article from The Huffington Post yesterday: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/21/parents-still-mistakenly-believe-letting-kids-drink-early-discourages_n_1903281.html

Posted: Saturday 22 September 2012

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