FAAR involvement

Blogger, author and dad Adrian Kulp talks about his involvement with FAAR and how parents can talk to teens about drinking
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FAAR involvement

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What is FAAR and how did I get involved with it? FAAR is the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility. And it is a group or initiative that is funded by the distillers to empower and encourage parents to talk early and often with their kids about being responsible with alcohol. They are dedicated to encouraging a lifetime of conversations with your kids. And it’s not necessarily always about alcohol. It’s about keeping an open channel and encouraging those conversations with your kids regardless of what it is, keeping some sort of transparency with them. The inspiration behind me getting involved with FAAR is pretty simple. I was a teenager once. I know, am aware of, and have experienced those peer pressures that tend to rear their heads. As good as you are as a parent, you can never keep your kids away from those types of things. They may pop up on the school, on the school bus. I think you just have to really prepare your kids. You have to teach them about the potential dangers of alcohol and how to be responsible with it.

Blogger, author and dad Adrian Kulp talks about his involvement with FAAR and how parents can talk to teens about drinking

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Adrian Kulp

Author & Blogger of Dad or Alive

Adrian Kulp is a stay-at-home dad for three kids under the age of 7.  His popular blog, ‘Dad or Alive’ helped him procure a deal at Penguin Publishing, titled Dad or Alive: Confessions of an Unexpected Stay-at-home Dad.  He also writes for The Huffington Post and is preparing a comedic lecture based on his transition into fatherhood. Adrian is a former TV executive both for Adam Sandler’s Happy Madison and Chelsea Handler’s Borderline Amazing Productions, as well as the comic booker for ‘The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson’ on CBS. Adrian's feature article 'Breaking Binky' was recently published in the February 2017 issue of Parents Magazine. This spring, he was nominated for a Shorty Award in Parenting, as well as an IRIS Award for 'Dad Blog of the Year' at the annual Mom 2.0 Summit held in Orlando.

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