In the last few years I have met a lot of people boasting that they shared a beer with their 16 or 18-year-old as a marker of the special birthday. Their logic is, "the kids will do it anyway." Also, since most of us enjoy an occasional glass or two, we assume that it is harmless if the child did too.
Do you know drinking habits formed in college may impact future careers? Researchers have found that heavy drinking six times a month could lower chances that a new college graduate will land a job by 10 per cent.