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Mother of the Year Films Son Setting Himself on Fire for Idiotic Challenge, Say Police

While some people have been dumping ice water on themselves to get attention on Facebook, others have been setting themselves on fire. Over the past couple of months, a disturbing and utterly moronic trend has swept across social media. It’s …

World of Warcraft-Obsessed Couple Convicted of Child Abuse

Officials in Orange County, California say that one couple’s World of Warcraft obsession contributed to their horrible treatment of two children. Lester and Petra Huffmire, both 41, were convicted of two felony counts of child abuse, two misdemeanor counts of …

Mom Calls Police on Porn-Watching Son

In you-might-be-struggling-with-self-validation-but-you’re-definitely-a-better-parent-than-this-lunatic news, a Spartansburg, South Carolina woman called 911 when she came home to discover that her 15-year-old son had been watching porn. The Smoking Gun obtained the police report, which states that Chavonda Gallman, a real estate agent, …

Yelling at Kids Nearly as Bad as Hitting Them, Shows Study

It’s generally agreed upon in modern cultures that hitting children, even as punishment, is bad. The effects of physical abuse on children have been well-documented in recent decades. Now, it appears that another classic parenting technique is coming under fire. …

10-Year-Old Put in Cage Wanted to be With Dog, Says Stepfather
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Earlier this week, Reddit user Manofmail posted a photo he took while driving on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. The image, though blurry, depicts a young girl inside a cage with a dog in the bed of a pickup truck. While posting …

Baby Left With Note in Grocery Store Parking Lot
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Shopping with children is certainly high up on the list of stressful activities for parents. The alternative of leaving the baby alone is not a real option, but a woman in New Zealand decided this weekend that it was. The …

Girls Ice Hockey Game Ruined By Terrible Father

Youth ice hockey seems to have more problems than any other sport in the recent past when it comes to parental interference. This time it was a girls ice hockey game ruined by terrible father. The incident arose in Winthrop, …