Should We/Shouldn’t We? The Great Parent (and Kid) Drinking Debate

Should We/Shouldn’t We? The Great Parent (and Kid) Drinking Debate

The dad’s decision to give up our mild afternoon beer swilling unintentionally shone a spotlight on the unspoken focus of our playdates since our children had begun having playdates. We were pretty sure it somehow implicated our parenting and, if examined too closely, would show us to be frivolous, irresponsible, or even negligent in our responsibilities as mothers and fathers. Some savvy jokester’s well-timed mention of child protective services would probably have resulted in a few of us passing out cold.

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