The world is becoming so vile in the name of becoming modern these days that the parents these days are even going up to the extent of allowing their children taste alcohol at the tender age of 13 years. This has been revealed according to a poll of charity Drinkaware, and they are of the view that more than half the children between the age group of 10 to 17 years had had their first sip at alcohol, through their parents.
The adults are the most common source of spoiling children. It means that even after all the hue and cry being made about how worried parents are that their children might take to drinking; they are the ones influencing them to do so the most.
It was revealed by Carrie Longton, co-founder of advice website Mumsnet and a member of the Mumtank panel, that taking to kids about issues such as alcohol is very tricky and parents need to choose their words right. It is essential that such topics aren’t avoided and a very honest discussion about it is done among the family members so that children don’t take resort with friends who might be a bad influence.
“Mumtank is all about raising awareness amongst parents of the importance of opening up a dialogue about alcohol with their children earlier rather than later, as well as arming parents with useful factual information tips and advice”, she said further.
It is essential that all parents make it a point to lead by example and make their children understand how they can make or spoil their lives, by choosing the right sort of behavior related to alcohol. This is very important so that children make the right choices in life.