- Most studies have found that even offering small amounts of alcohol to children can backfire
- One study did find that when children drank with parents, they were less likely to binge drink
This story was originally published on CNN.com in 2014.
This story is part of a series on the 30th anniversary of the National Minimum Age Drinking Act, passed by Congress on July 17, 1984.
(CNN)I probably think about the dangers of drinking more than the average person because there is alcoholism in my family.