Oh Give Me a Break

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Teenagers, wow how do we handle each and every problem and oh my God they are so wild and bad now a days. They do so many drugs and alcohol and the crazy parties until all hours. Kids are having sex so very early. What are we saying? I am a mother in her forties and I have had so many experiences with not just my children but relatives and friends. I sat back the other night and my daughter just wanted to go to a party that had drugs and alcohol were be served and not one parent present. My daughter promised she didn't want to partake in the illegal stuff; she just wanted to be there to have some fun. Yes, she was very honest about the particulars but how could I be okay with this and how many times have we heard about kids being drugged at parties. Again she was very honest about the party and we didn't live far and her plan even included an other mother was picking them up at; get this 3am is her daughter's curfew. Maybe out of order but what in Gods name is any sixteen year old young lady doing out at 3 am???? Anyway, things were planned so well as far as my daughter was concerned but I was not happy with the plans and she was to be home at her curfew on the weekend, midnight. Not happy at all, she did come home just after midnight. No she did not understand why and she just wanted to have fun with her friends. I DO understand but all the following questions popped up. First how can there be drugs and alcohol at each and every party we hear about in this day of age? Where are the police? What are parents thinking to allow kids especially underage to drink at home? How can drinking at home be just okay? Do you realize kids are at school everyday stoned/high and even become stoned or high at school? Scary but true. There are many other questions but I need to touch on the police issue a little first. Not long ago there was a terrible accident that almost took the lives of three young ladies. While waiting at the hospital an O.P.P constable made the comment...
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