"Touching someone's arm to get their attention, I would have thought was normal."
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"It gives me peace of mind."
The coroner's declaration is a cruel twist of the knife.
New York Dad Should Not Face Homicide Charges for Accidentally Killing Twin 1-Year-Olds in a Hot Car
Laws criminalizing the act of leaving children in cars are misguided.
She likely wasn't in any danger, but that never stopped the busybodies before.
The principal calls it "very, very serious" wrongdoing.
Amanda Forst faces reckless endangerment charges for assuming her children—ages 2, 5, and 7—could survive a very short wait.
The toy company allegedly failed to test its miracle cure for cranky baby syndrome.
Child services called because Holly Curry let her kids wait in the car while she bought a muffin.
Parents at UC-Berkeley Easter Egg Hunt Must Sign Waivers Due to Risk of 'Catastrophic Injuries and Death'
Are they hunting Easter eggs or landmines?
Video evidence contradicted Santana Adams' account.
Arizona Parents Who Defied Doctor's Orders to Bring Sick 2-Year-Old to the Hospital Now Face Child Abuse Charges
Cops release edited video of the encounter.
"What about the parents' rights to decide what's best for their child?"
When all of childhood is considered college prep, desperate parents will do desperate things.
And yet her fear-mongering Facebook post about the ordeal was shared half a million times.
Free-Range parenting is about fostering independence, not letting kids do whatever they want.
2-Year-Old Falls Out of Vehicle After Car Seat Mishap. The Kid Is Fine. Mom Could Be Headed to Jail.
Maimuna Hassan made a common mistake. Should that be a crime?
In the home of the brave, a kid can't hold a pencil on the school bus.
Mom Tells Neighbors Her 9-Year-Old Daughter Could Help Them Do Chores, Cops Arrive With Child Labor Concerns
"Apparently the ad generated multiple phone calls from paranoid neighbors thinking I was using my child as a slave."
Ironically, the kids were watching the movie "Home Alone" when the cops showed up for no good reason.
"Most people-we're talking hardened criminals who try to cut it off-have ended up in the ER."
"Society is all too ready to interpret the most innocent of gestures as a prelude to abusing a child."
The 45-year-old cooperative has ground rules, which means D.C. government considers it an unlicensed daycare.
"We are extremely confident that he did not ingest any candy from Trick or Treat that was tainted."
Braylen Carwell says he didn't eat anything, and previous candy poisonings turned out to be hoaxes.
There is zero evidence that sex offenders prey on trick or treaters.
"Pushing for new laws aimed at keeping kids 'safe' from 'sex offenders' on Halloween is nonsense."
And anyone under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
"It is advisable for toddlers to wear a helmet while in the playground because they can easily trip and fall."
Mom Regains Custody of 10-Month-Old Son Who Was Taken By CPS Because She Left the Hospital Too Quickly
Judge: "There is nothing in the record which would lead this court to believe that the mother is unwilling to provide the appropriate care for the child."
Man Wrongfully Sentenced to 50 Years in Prison Goes Free After Dog He Supposedly Killed Is Found Alive and Well
Joshua Horner was convicted of sexual abuse-his victim claimed he killed her dog to keep her from talking. But the dog is fine.
"What a time to be a parent! You can't win."
"I am still trying to work out how he figured it out."
"We want to investigate…because you just don't know."
"An anonymous troll has weaponized New York's Department of Child Services against my whole family."
When we overestimate danger, we treat everyone like they are fragile and in need of supervision.