If parents talk to each other ...


Recently, a friend came to me and showed me an invitation her son had received to attend his 14-year-old friend's birthday party. At the bottom of the invite was written "BYO alcohol". My friend was in a quandary. She did not want to condone under-age drinking but she did not want to appear to be too strict in front of parents who encourage these activities. Many parents are stating they are now experiencing the peer group pressure they once felt as teenagers - Pauline Connelly

If parents talk to each other ...