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Mother Accused Of 'Naked Twister Party' With Teen Daughter, Friends

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 04.15.2015 | Crime

A mother in Evans, Georgia, is being accused of hosting a party for her teenage daughter that allegedly included naked Twister, consumption of pot and...

9 Parenting Sins We're All Guilty Of

Elizabeth Broadbent | Posted 04.14.2015 | Parents
Elizabeth Broadbent

We need to face it: No parent is perfect all the time. It's okay to have bad days, or to look back and realize we had a bad parenting afternoon. Junior will live. And we'll feel better for being honest, rather than wracked with guilt.

Man Fatally Assaults Baby Who Urinated On Him: Police

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 04.13.2015 | Crime

An Illinois man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of an 18-month-old child who urinated on him. Police in Cicero said Martin A...

Maine Woman Sentenced For Suffocating Toddler

AP | Posted 04.09.2015 | Crime

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A Maine woman was sentenced to 37 years in prison on Thursday for killing her 2-year-old daughter by giving her allergy medicin...

7 Idiotic Parenting Tips | Posted 04.08.2015 | Weird News

Parenting is hard. There is no class, no test; you just do what comes naturally and nine months later someone hands you a kid and expects you to figur...

Murder Charge For Mom Whose Kids Were Found In Freezer

AP | Posted 04.01.2015 | Crime

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit mother was charged Wednesday with murder and torture in the slayings of two of her children whose bodies were found last we...

Baby Chokes On Cigarette Butt While Mom Drinks At Bar

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 04.01.2015 | Crime

When Kendra Jane Hampton left her home on Saturday to go to a bar, she didn't expect she'd soon be behind jail bars. Hampton, 39, was arrested afte...

Aunt Gave Rum To Baby Nephew To Celebrate Kentucky Win: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.31.2015 | Crime

When the University of Kentucky basketball earned a spot in the NCAA Final Four Saturday night by beating Notre Dame, Angela Spoonamore celebrated the...

Stepdad Killed 9-Week-Old Girl While Mom Was In Hospital: Cops

AP | Posted 03.30.2015 | Crime

MILLVILLE, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man has been charged with killing his 9-week-old stepdaughter while her mother was in the hospital. Cumberland ...

Mom Allegedly Allowed Drug Dealer To Rape Daughter In Return For Heroin

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.26.2015 | Crime

An Ohio mom accused of providing her 11-year-old daughter to a drug dealer for sex in exchange for heroin pleaded not guilty today. April Corcoran,...

Florida Woman Charged In Death Of 3-Year-Old Stepson

AP | KELLI KENNEDY | Posted 03.25.2015 | Crime

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — Police charged the stepmother of a 3-year-old boy with aggravated manslaughter Wednesday and accused her of hiding the boy's ...

Mom Accused Of Decapitating 3-Month-Old Baby

AP | LISA CORNWELL | Posted 03.17.2015 | Crime

CINCINNATI (AP) — A woman accused of decapitating her 3-month-old daughter had been ordered by a court to stay away from the child, a prosecutor sai...

How One Of My Worst Mom Moments Became My Greatest Parenting Breakthrough

Lola Reed | Posted 03.13.2015 | Parents
Lola Reed

My son no longer expected me to engage, react or care about what he had to say, and not just then, but in all the innumerable times before, when, without even looking up from my phone, I would put up my hand to stop him trying to connect and say, "Just a sec, just let me answer this..."

Mom Shoots TV Set Because Kids Are Couch Potatoes: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.11.2015 | Weird News

An Illinois mother wanted her children to watch less TV so she allegedly fired a Ruger .22 long rifle at the 50-inch flatscreen. Police charged Jen...

Grandmother Charged After Toddler Found Wandering In Only Boots

AP | Posted 03.06.2015 | Crime

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh woman has been charged with endangering the welfare of her 2-year-old granddaughter after the girl was found outside ...

Michigan Couple Sentenced To Life For Raping Baby

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 03.07.2015 | Crime

A Michigan couple convicted of filming each other sexually abusing a 1-year-old girl received life prison sentences Thursday. Stevie Foehl, 28, an...

Mom Kicked Daughter While Drunk On Hand Sanitizer: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 02.26.2015 | Crime

A mother in West Des Moines, Iowa, is facing child endangerment charges after allegedly kicking her daughter while drunk on hand sanitizer. Jennife...

Florida Mom Who Shamed Girl Over Grades Accused Of Beating Her

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 02.24.2015 | Crime

A Florida mom who made her school-age daughter wear a humiliating T-shirt to class was arrested after police say they found evidence that she'd beaten...

Couple Left Baby In Freezing Car To Have Kinky Sex In House: Cops

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 02.24.2015 | Weird News

She answered the door in a "pink one-piece lace suit," which cops say ultimately didn't help her alibi. A Snellville, Georgia couple lost custody ...

Detroit Couple Accused Of Torturing Boy

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 02.20.2015 | Crime

DETROIT (AP) — The father and stepmother of a 13-year-old boy were charged Friday with torture and child abuse in an investigation that began last s...

Kids Clothes Showing Panda Sex Are Hot In Indonesia | Posted 02.19.2015 | Weird News

Talk about a clothes call: The Indonesian National Police’s Public Relations Division has issued an appeal to the public to help stop the sale of ch...

First Grade Teacher Charged After Letting Teens Drink In Home

AP | Posted 02.17.2015 | Crime

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey mom was charged with child endangerment and suspended from her job as a first-grade teacher after an under...

Dad Straps Baby To Steering Wheel And Spins Him Around | Posted 02.12.2015 | Weird News

Fathers sometimes resort to unusual methods to entertain their children. Strapping them to a car steering wheel possibly isn't the best. ...

Hotline Ignored Calls On Girl Thrown Over Bridge By Dad: Report

AP | KELLI KENNEDY | Posted 02.09.2015 | Crime

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Just 12 hours before police say a man threw his 5-year-old daughter to her death off a Tampa Bay bridge last month, his...

When Your 'Best' Could Be Better

Kathleen Siddell | Posted 04.08.2015 | Parents
Kathleen Siddell

Isn't it time I expected more of myself? I know I'm good enough, but I think I can do better.