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Blind eye or seeing?

My 18-year old son is now in university.  We live in Nova Scotia where the legal drinking age is 19, so he and his friends are not there yet, but almost.  Is it best to turn a blind eye to them having a few drinks at home?

That’s a great question.  The first concern is that, if you allow your son to drink alcohol at home, it’s sending him the message that you approve of alcohol, even though the law says he’s underage.  Second, if other kids are involved, it would be overstepping the bounds to make that decision for their parents.  The only way to avoid negative consequences is to disallow underage drinking, both outside and inside the home.

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