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StealthPolarBear · 01/07/2017 08:17

Why is this so different from scenarios where parents leave their children home alone to go on holiday?
What on earth was she thinking?

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RainbowsAndUnicorn · 01/07/2017 08:23

Wow, I can't believe the children were returned home to her. There's jut no words.


whilehekayak · 01/07/2017 08:27

Why, Rainbows? Removing children isn't a punishment to parents for making a mistake. It's a life-changing decision that's extremely traumatic for the children concerned. If SS were satisfied that the mum didn't continue to pose a threat of serious harm to her children (presumably she was receptive to advice and support after the incident), why on earth should they punish the children further by removing them from her?


whilehekayak · 01/07/2017 08:28

Of course what she did was stupid and wrong and in itself potentially harmful, but removing her children shouldn't be the default response.

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