On Parenting: Custody


Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/29/2011

Ohio mom loses custody of obese son: Using government intervention for a childhood epidemic

A third grader in Ohio, who weighs more than 200 pounds, was removed from his mother’s custody because of what officials have deemed medical neglect. Is this fair?

By Janice D'Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  childhood obesity epidemic, obesity and custody

Posted at 06:16 PM ET, 11/02/2011

Safeway shoplifting arrest and unforeseen consequences

To a layperson, 18 hours away from family may seem trivial. For experts in the fields of brain science and childhood trauma, these assumptions are way off the mark.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  06:16 PM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Custody, Child protective services, Parents and crime