Do you give booze to your baby?

baby being fed beer from bottle.

At what age do they stop being your baby?

Just because it’s legal…doesn’t make it right

Do you give alcohol to your children under 18?

Without supervision, teenagers typically binge drink at people’s homes and then go into town. 

Parental responsibility means supervising your teenager when they are drinking. If your son or daughter goes out to parties or to a friend’s house, please contact the host’s
parents and ask about:

  • supervision
  • alcohol
  • transport arrangements
  • and staying over

teen gril drunk and asleep in street.

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