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Woman Arrested After 4 Kids O.D. At Illegal Day Care

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 02.15.2014 | Crime

An Indiana woman was arrested after four children in her care were admitted to an Indianapolis hospital for treatment of an apparent drug overdose. ...

Jury Gets Case Of Utah Man Charged With Killing Teen Babysitter

AP | BRADY McCOMBS | Posted 02.14.2014 | Crime

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A jury has begun deliberating whether a Utah man is guilty of child abuse homicide in the death of a teenage baby sitter who pros...

Couple Charged With Murder In Abuse Death Of Son

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.14.2014 | Crime

A Mississippi couple has been charged with capital murder in the death of an 11-year-old boy. Tyler Raines was found dead at home in Horn Lake, Mis...

Former Pediatrician Convicted Of Waterboarding Girl

AP | RANDALL CHASE | Posted 02.13.2014 | Crime

GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — A Delaware jury has convicted a pediatrician of waterboarding his companion's daughter by holding the child's head under a f...

Couple Stored 3-year-old's Body In Freezer: Police

AP | TERRY COLLINS | Posted 02.04.2014 | Crime

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities in Northern California said Tuesday that a woman and her boyfriend charged with killing her 3-year-old daughter sto...

California Mother, Boyfriend Arrested After 3-Year-Old Daughter Found Dead

AP | Posted 02.03.2014 | Crime

NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Police arrested a 23-year-old woman and her boyfriend who were sought in connection with the death of her 3-year-old daughter, a...

New Charges For Arizona Couple Accused Of Child Imprisonment

AP | JACQUES BILLEAUD | Posted 01.31.2014 | Crime

FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — A couple accused of imprisoning the wife's daughters in a Tucson home now face new charges in a second Arizona county where t...

Dad Gets 5 Years in Prison for Starving Teen Daughter

AP | TODD RICHMOND | Posted 01.29.2014 | Crime

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A judge sentenced a Wisconsin father convicted of abuse for starving his teenage daughter down to 68 pounds to five years in pr...

Woman Faked Rape To Cover Up Murder Of Baby: Cops

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 01.29.2014 | Crime

A Texas woman faces capital murder charges after police said she suffocated her fiance's daughter, then tried to cover up the killing by claiming she ...

Ex-Doc Terrorized Girl for Years: Prosecutors

AP | RANDALL CHASE | Posted 01.28.2014 | Crime

GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — A former Delaware pediatrician accused of waterboarding his female companion's daughter by holding her face under a faucet t...

Enlightened Parents Learn from Both the Successes and Failures of Others

Mark Baer | Posted 03.29.2014 | Divorce
Mark Baer

From my perspective, enlightened parents are those who are willing to learn from both the successes and failures of others. Contrary to the wishes of the children interviewed in SPLIT, we cannot go back in time and undo the mistakes that we made.

Florida Man Performs Exorcism On 'Demon' Son: Cops

Posted 01.24.2014 | Weird News

A Florida man faces multiple charges following a violent encounter with police last week. Bryan Adams, 31, allegedly brought his 11-year-old son to...

Drunk Man Accused Of Riding Horse With Toddler

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.25.2014 | Weird News

Being accused of riding a horse while intoxicated is bad enough, but it's worse when you've got a 3-year-old child with you. Especially when you do...

Mirror, Mirror

Allison Hart | Posted 03.23.2014 | Parents
Allison Hart

Our children become tiny mirrors showing us our worst selves. We see them set aside our best moments, our good parenting advice and wisdom, and instead assume our lowest personality traits.

Pregnant Woman Arrested In Stolen Truck

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.25.2014 | Weird News

A baby in Dearborn Heights, Mich., may have literally been born into a life of crime. His mother was riding in a stolen Dodge pick-up and went into...

Parents Have Worst Possible Response After Babysitter Tattoos Kids: Cops

Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

Police say that a mother and her boyfriend attempted a makeshift tattoo removal after the mom's babysitter marked up her children. Family friend Al...

Exorcism Murder 911 Recordings Released

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

GERMANTOWN, Md. (AP) — Montgomery County Police have released 911 calls related to the deaths of two children in Maryland, deaths police attributed ...

That's A Dirty Diaper She's Sucking

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.25.2014 | Weird News

As addictions go, a 22-year-old woman named Keyshia has a doody, er, doozie. She's addicted to the taste of dirty, pee-filled diapers, which she de...

Did This Man Swap Out Sperm So He Could Father Dozens Of Babies?

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.25.2014 | Weird News

An artificial insemination clinic giving you the wrong sperm is bad -- your cousin giving you the wrong sperm on purpose is worse. That's what one ...

Crack-Smoking Mom Caused Daughter's Hands To Freeze Together: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

A mother in Pittsburgh has been arrested after allegedly forcing her daughter to outside in freezing temperatures so she could smoke crack. Police ...

Worst Babysitter Ever?

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News

Candace Wood celebrated her 28th birthday in high style. Possibly too high, since she was babysitting a two-year-old at the time. Wood is facin...

Mother Pleads Guilty To Keeping Girl In Closet

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City woman has pleaded guilty to abusing her 10-year-old daughter who was found in a locked closet in 2012. The wo...

How Homework Could Flunk Your Marriage

Amanda Deverich | Posted 03.09.2014 | Divorce
Amanda Deverich

arents are pushing themselves, their child, and each other past their mental, physical and emotional resources to achieve.

Dad Left Toddler Alone In Car To Steal From Walmart: Cops

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News

A Tennessee father pleaded guilty Friday to leaving his toddler in a freezing cold car while he allegedly went to shoplift from Walmart. Stetson Sw...

Couple Forced Teen To Drink Booze, Smoke Pot And Drive: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

A Florida couple has been charged with child abuse after allegedly encouraging a teenage relative to smoke pot, drink beer and then drive them around ...