March 31, 2008

CHILDREN LEFT HOME ALONE (or in cars alone)


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(or in cars alone)

This post raises many questions about child safety, as does another issue: children “left” alone in cars. Recently a mother left a sleeping child in a car, within her sight, while she took two older children to drop coins in a nearby Salvation Army kettle. The article related that moments later she was arrested and the focus of a police investigation and a state child welfare agency. Bloggers apparently are debating whether she was negligent or whether the police overstepped their bounds. What do you think? Leave your comments below.,2933,337012,00.html

Five Pittsburgh children ages 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7 died in a 1:30 a.m. fire recently.

Two 8-year olds survived. There was no adult in the home at the time of the fire, allegedly caused (more…)

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