Absolutely Not, You Made A Good Choice...I Started Hanging Out With The Wrong People When I Was That Age And It Was A Rough Patch Of My Childhood..If I Could Take Back Drinking When I Was That Young I'd Do It In A Heart Beat ..Good Choice (=
Im a teenager and I am very anti drugs and such, I would say lenient. Although it also depends if she literaly was having a sip to taste it, or she was actually drinking it. If it was my kid- they would not see the light of day and it would be a living heck. But I am also a teenager so I do not know exactly how to punish kids. Hope this helps!
I would say too lenient! At 14, I wouldn't think twice about refusing to drink alcohol, smoke, have s-ex, etc.
It seems like if she is trying things already at this age, she is not going to stop unless you show her the dangers of it and give her the consequences she needs.
Don't go too far with the punishments, as that can cause her to rebel even more because you are curbing her freedom. Just give her a set date that she is to be punished, and let her know that she can earn something back early for good behavior, as well.
What ? Your 14 year old drinking bear ? Yes 2 week's . im 14. wowww ! that is wooowww. smh . You should not feel bad about that. You should be happy your trying to make your daughter to understand drinking bear at her age is not good for her !
id think too leniant, you dont want her down that road so young...also u should find an example of the worst out comes of drinking, like drunk driving, no family, the belly, and over all failure at life it honestly is imparitive to scare them when young.
I got drunk off vodka when I was 14 , and got grounded for a month. A month was nothing, I was breaking rules as soon as my grounding was lifted. Make sure she learns a lesson for the punishment , I feel you were a little lenient but I guess it depends on the kid.
Too lenient. She could go to jail for that! Also, alcohol is a poisonous substance. While it is socially acceptable to drink for those above the legal drinking age, it is toxic and can kill if consumed to quickly for a person's liver. Ethanol is the waste product of some microbe. Our cells produce lactic acid under anaerobic conditions. Think about it for a second, why should your daughter to get away with a lenient punishment for ingesting poison that damages her liver, kidneys, and brain?
I started drinking at that age, and by the time I was 21, I was in a drug and alcohol program for over a year.....But I've learned this, I drank to cover up my feelings, regular feelings that almost everyone experiences, but are a part of a normal, full life, yes sometimes you'll be sad, mad, hurt, etc...but its not a reason to drink or start doing drugs......
Well... It's perfectly normal for 14 year olds wanting to try new things. I don't think two weeks is too harsh. And I don't think it's too lenient either. It's middle ground, in my opinion. You should keep in mind that the more you enforce these rules, the more chance you have of her rebelling against them. Teenagers are going to drink, they're probably going to have sex. What you need to give them is the knowledge and tools to be safe about it. I would recommend that you pick up some information on the effects of alcohol and sex. (If she's drinking, I'm sure more isn't too far behind.) Most of all, don't scream and yell at her, make sure she knows that you love her and that you understand where she's coming from. My mom always told me that she didn't care what time it was or where I was. If I was drunk, I was to call, no questions asked. Make sure she knows that. The consequences of being drunk and calling your parents are way less than getting behind the wheel and possibly killing someone. Make sure she doesn't get in a car with someone who's drunk either. Sorry this is so long. But this is all what I would do with my daughter in this situation.
It's too lenient. She needs to learn that the younger you start drinking (under 21) the more problems you'll have in your future. It's also really bad for her, considering her age. As her parent you need to make sure she won't be tempted to try it again.
Wayyy too harsh . She's gonna do it. I went through it all with my son. I am fairly liberal, but not irresponsible. Constant communication and trust were key. When I told my son that he could talk to me about drinking and drugs without me flipping out, I meant it. When I told him that if he got into any trouble or needed a ride home, I meant it. I did everything in my power to help him be able to stay safe and know that I didn't necessarily agree with some things, but that I would always be available to help. NO MATTER WHAT ! It worked, too !
I say a little too lenient. I don't drink and so I have always told my son and daughter it is not a good idea to drink even when you are old enough. My husband on the other hand is a drinker. It is hard for him to give them rules or suggestions that he is not following himself. If this were my daughter she would have been grounded for at least a month and that would include no cell phone no computer and no video games if she had any of these things.
PLEASE READ yeah i know im young but I'm a 13 year old girl it depends on what grounding means, if it's just sending her to beer room that's not a punishment tell her about all the bad things that can happen to underage drinkers like they can get really sick and if enough alcohol taken in u can die so I'd talk to her about it take her phone away or something if it happens again don't go too easy