$27,000 Raised In Honor Of Shanesa Taylor, Homeless Mom Who Left Kids In Hot Car To Go On Job Interview

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I’m sure you have heard about Shanesha Taylor. The Scottsdale, Ariz. native and 35-year-old homeless mother of two was arrested after she left her 2-year-old and six-month-old sons in a hot SUV that was locked with the windows cracked as she went for a job interview at an insurance company. According to the Herald Sun, a passerby heard Taylor’s youngest child crying and called police. When they arrived, Taylor returned to her car 45 minutes after police got to the scene, and when police arrested her, the two boys were reportedly “crying and sweating profusely.” Taylor told police that she was homeless and needed the work, and because she couldn’t find someone to watch her kids, she had to take them with her. This event occurred on March 20.

The response to her story has been split, with some people saying that while she did make a mistake, she was simply trying to find work to feed her kids. Others say, she left two kids in a hot car, it’s wrong, dangerous, and she should have known better. Well, those in support of Taylor have actually set up a fundraising campaign on YouCaring.com to help raise money for Taylor and her kids, who are in the custody of Child Protective Services at this time as she awaits charges. The goal was only $9,000, which according to the person who set up the fundraising campaign, Amanda Bishop, would be put into an account for her family. However, the fundraiser has brought in a whopping $27,000 (at the time of this post, $27,827). Here’s what Bishop had to say about why she created the campaign for Taylor:

“There are some of us that feel that Shanesha was in an unfortunate situation that sadly an economy like ours is putting many single mother’s in a position to make terrible mistakes like this. This fund raiser was set up in an effort to help Shanesha and her situation.”

And those who contributed funds to the campaign as supporters left different messages they are hoping will get to Taylor, letting her know that they stand by her:

“I can’t give too much but I can see the pain and struggle in her mugshot and that hurts my heart. Even if I’m only able to give a little …. I want to help.”

“You were stuck between a rock and a hard place, not an easy decision. I wish you the best. Stay strong!”

“Dear Shanesha, I am so sorry that we live in a world with such inequality. My mother was a single working mom and I know how hard it was for her, and she was white, with a college education. I don’t know your background, but I know you deserve a home and a job and a safe environment to raise your children. You are a caring human being, trying your best, and the system is horribly unfair. We need to support you. Please don’t give up hope!”

The generosity of the people in this campaign is very moving. As previously mentioned, Taylor’s children have been taken into custody by CPS, and as for her, she has been charged with two felony child abuse charges and remains in jail, according to The Huffington Post. The whole situation is a sad one. If you would like to support the campaign, check out the fundraising page on YouCaring and get more details on where the money is going and what other ways you can help Taylor.

 

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  • MIMI

    The sad thing is: She couldnt find a friend, an acquaintance, a church member, a relative, no1 to step in & watch the kids for a couple of hours?? Where is the “man” she had the kids by?? STEP UP PEOPLE. It takes a village. OUR COMMUNITIES ARE STRONGER, WHEN WE STAND “TOGETHER”.

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  • Sly Fox

    I want more details. Homeless but has an SUV,DID she in fact go where she said she was? She didn’t know ANYONE who could watch her children for her say…even around the office she was interviewing at? Seriously her only option was to keep them in a hot car for over 45 minutes? Sheeet people…If this situation seems worthy of a fundraiser ya’ll need some help. For real,the people who gave this woman cash should be slapped.

    • slim

      Amen. I understand she was in a bad space but she left two kids in a hot car for 45 minutes. If these kids had died these comments would be very different and no one would be trying to bail her out

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  • G` rated

    I’m a certified license childcare provider. I would have helped her in this case, to Avoid those Precious children being left in the car !! Glad the kids are ok, hope things works out for her. And, she makes Better choices for her and her children’s sake for future references.

  • Prez Perez

    THANK YOU for dispelling these government assistant myths!

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  • Tiassopinkmommy

    I don’t understand what she would have done for child care if she would have got the job. Its sad but it still makes no since because if you cant even get babysitter to go to the interview how you gonna work the job. Ijs

  • inwithandunder

    A great ministry for a church would be to provide free, short-term babysitting for parents in a situation like hers.

  • Alexis Morris

    Some people are heartless, i keep seeing that she “shouldn’t have had children if she couldn’t afford them” maybe at some point she could afford them but lost a job, or the dad walked out on them. I have a daughter whose dad doesn’t do anything and i lost my job, what was i supposed to do? Give my child away? Not only that, but it’s hard to find ppl to watch your kids. I have tons of family, but nobody is able or willing to watch my daughter. They need to come up with some baby sitting programs maybe h.s. girls could volunteer, to watch the kids while moms go to job interviews. Btw, i am and. Currently employed after two months of joblessness 6 years ago, but i was lucky

  • Guest

    I’m a police officer. Judging by what I read here, I would not have arrested her. I would’ve gotten her some resources to help out. Arresting is not always the answer. It’s people out here maliciously doing worse. I’m a single mother too.

    • Prez Perez

      Our society loves locking people up before hearing their story. Thanks you for showing compassion…

  • ydmok

    I feel awful about her circumstances, but unfortunately she placed her children in danger. It’s catch 22 because if she decided to not work and remain homeless or receive welfare, they will not be better off and john q public will call her out for bleeding the system. But their is no reason to leave you kids in an unattended car for 1) 45 mins and 2) in Arizona heat. Being in an unattended car could also mean possibly being kidnapped or the kids leaving the car. And like another person said, mothers leave their children all the time with boyfriends in order to work. Unattended car and boyfriends are unacceptable no matter the circumstance. And she cant blame her fam, it’s the parent’s responsibility to ensure childcare. Good luck to her. I hope God blesses her and the kids

  • Patsy Stone

    Another sad thing is these 2 felony arrests will always show up on a background check. 80% of all U.S employers do background checks – even fast food restaurants. Most employers don’t care if it was an old arrest or even if the charges were dropped. This is why so many people end up back in jail. They get out and can’t get a job because they can’t pass the background check. America’s motto should be, If you make a mistake we will hold it against you FOREVER

    • yup

      Absolutely fabulous.. Edie

  • SpreadLove

    WOW…so many are so quick to judge. Majority of people in this world are just a couple paychecks away from being homeless. We are so quick to judge as if we don’t have faults of our own. “He without sin cast the first stone.” This may not have been the best decision she’s ever made. But to say she should have never had kids if she couldn’t afford them is ignorant. Ignorant basically means “lacking knowledge”. We don’t have the information to support such a conclusion. Saying so is not a fact. It’s an assumption based on the little piece of information that you have been given. She very well may have been irresponsible and may have had other choices BUT we don’t know her full story. As an advocate for women who have been abused, I say don’t be so quick to judge. I’ve featured (I’m a journalist) and have supported a battered woman’s shelter before. Fortunately for these women the shelter housed them and took care of their children as they searched for new employment while they were on the run from an abusive mate. I don’t know what this woman’s situation is but maybe she didn’t have those resources. The thing that I can be in support of is her desire to rise above and get employed. She was TRYING to do something positive. Her intentions were commendable but the way she went about things was not. But don’t judge because we don’t the ENTIRE story of what happened.

  • SheDevilsRule

    Yes, what she did was wrong VERY wrong. I think she did it out of desperation. She now has the money to get an apartment & pay for a babysitter. I hope the money is doled out to her for her need’s so she can’t spend it on dumb stuff she doesn’t need, If she doesn’t seek work right away after getting all settled in, she is dead wrong as that’s not what the money was intended for. I wish her well.

  • Indy Syder

    “They should have raised money to get her a sitter. She’s an idiot. That company shouldn’t hire someone so stupid”

    No, unless the father, or fathers, of these children are deceased, he, or they, are responsible for ensuring those children aren’t homeless, living in a d@mn car. And unless he, or they, are struggling to find employment, there’s no way those children should be in the predicament they’re in. Blaming the mother for this is as absurd as it gets. Unlike other mothers who have abandoned their children in alleys and cars or left in a home infested in trash and critters or without heat or air conditioning, at least this mother was looking to better her circumstances as opposed to trying to beat or use the system. Bashing her only displays ignorance. It’s up to fathers to have options as well instead of just hiring a sitter.

    The idiot is the one who would post such an absurd comment. Now if both parents are working similar schedules then that’s a different story. Otherwise, the other parent, if or when possible is responsible for the care of their child(ren).

    And here we go again, another story about a mother caught up in the system regarding her children. A mother in Florida was recently arrested for stabbing her 4-year-son. A mother in Chicago left her child in the walkway of an apartment complex. These two stories have the same pattern as this incident: No mention of a father. These children suffering are also those of a black man, not just the mother. Yet, hardly no one wants to mention this. I guess it’s easier to focus the blame on the mother only. F***ing ridiculous.

  • Ms. Lady

    She’s human & we all make mistakes. As a mom I’ve learned that a lot of things that our mothers, grandmothers, and aunts have done weren’t “right” but it was what they where taught and all that they knew. Hopefully she will receive help financially and most importantly parenting and a skill that will keep her stable

  • r u serious

    They should have raised money to get her a sitter. She’s an idiot. That company shouldn’t hire someone so stupid

    • Reggie

      No, you’re stupid and ignorant. This woman tried to get a job to provide for her kids the right way without resorting to prostitution, drug dealing, and robbing folks for money. Yes what she did was stupid but she’s not stupid for wanting to get out of her situation and want to provide for her kids and herself, so don’t judge this woman, idiot!

  • Anonymous

    While leaving the babies in the car was wrong…at least she was making an effort to try to change her circumstance. I won’t even acknowledge the many previous ignorant comments, I just want to commend Ms. Bishop and the many ppl that made donations! It gives me hope that GOOD ppl do still exist in the world…cause god knows the ppl making stupid comments is no indication!

  • Ms.D19

    Some of the comments judging this woman so harshly sadden me. We have no idea what the origins or nature of her situation was, but we do know one thing: she was willing to work! Which is more than can be said for many folks. My mother could have easily been this woman when babysitters and family flaked or were too high and unfit. I sat home MANY days and nights waiting for my mom to get off one of her multiple jobs and have had to sit in the car and wait. Life happens and we do our best and sometimes we make mistakes. Jail is definitely not what she deserves, so the system, will put a felony on her record and make it impossible for her to better herself? I’ll be praying for this sister and her babies.

    • havekidswithworthymen

      My point.. and no disrespect because I see this in my family, mothers relying more on family members and babysitters than THE CHILDREN’S OWN FATHERS. How about rely on dad and not a drug using cousin? I have to admit I am judging. Please let’s promote strong families, having children with stable partners.

      • Ms.D19

        I totally feel what you’re saying, In the case of my mom, my father got on drugs about two years after she had me and quit his job. She didnt see it coming because they had been together 16 years before having me. As they separated, he often would not show up to watch me. So it was just us, no family except for elderly grandparents who needed care. I suppose that is why I sympathize with her. Circumstances can change so quickly and dramatically. That is why I am very slow to condemn her. On the other hand, you’re right: WHERE IS THE FATHER??? So many man walk away from their responsibilities and families.

  • positivebeatsnegative

    Wow….reading these comments. I don’t have children; but I can empathize with this woman. I am absolutely certain that this woman made the decision to leave her kids in the car the with a heavy, stress-filled, desperate heart. I grew up with a single mom, I saw her struggle everyday, there are six of us, she made hard decision all the time, like leaving us home alone while she went to work, my sister and I watched the younger siblings (I was 10 and my sister 11) looking back thank God no one found out.

    I understand folks are entitled to their opinions; but I also feel those with opposing opinions are being hard on this woman, you are giving a biased opinion, in your minds you cannot possibly make this drastic decision because you are not living under the same circumstances as this mother. Perhaps you have a good cirlce of family/friends or help from the father, a home of your own or someone who will take you in if needed. Its so easy to say, I would/could never when you are not living it.

  • Barry Worthy

    Well its safe to say. She’ll have a job, house, car & a lot of money when it’s all said and done. She made a mistake,Life there’s choices & your kids can starve to death with no money or constantly sleep in a car in AZ in the Summer and likely will die anyway. It was a choice only a desperate mother can make. Wish her the best. I donated

    • Nedrea Scott

      Where is the site to donate to her and the babies or what bank???? Because I want to contribute to her getting up and dusting off any shame society tries to attach to her, and moving on with help from those who really do care and love her. I want to be a blessing to her and her children as well. I am praying she recovers from this blunder and looks back on it as a moment she can testify about, that she made it. Proud of her after she gets back up, because what really matters is how well she rises after falling. So many are filled with hate and ignorance, bigotry and intolerance and I pray she ignores all of the hateful African Americans out here, side steps them.

  • Cori Hoston

    It was either die in a hot car, or starve to death…..live in the hot streets….what a choice….

  • havekidswithworthymen

    After reading the comments, now I know why I have little respect for single mothers. For those on this thread who were able to discuss this matter respectfully, I hope you are raising our children. For those who want to name call, please dont be parents…but I already made my assuptions.

  • havekidswithworthymen

    After reading the comments… typical single mother rhetoric, “Don’t judge…” So amazing how this story is a clear indication that too many women are having children without the support of the fathers. When people say put the children first, they get called, judgmental, MFers, or accused of not having sympathy. How about we as women have enough sympathy to not promote behavior that places our children at the bottom of the totem pole. Im tired of you single moms accusing others of not offering you help – section 8, food stamps, emergency social services, free lunch, assisted childcare, medicaid, etc.- yet, it is still someone elses fault that she is homeless and doesnt have childcare. How come she couldnt ask another single mom to watch her children for a few hours? Single moms aka baby mamas need to promote stopping this madness and telling other young girls to not fall for oow parenthood. Oh and soisaid, it is nice to see you place children first. Unlike single moms whose focus is on the mother.

    • Bea Houseoffashion

      Nice thing life has been good to you. ….how do you know she didn’t ask for help? Judgmental and bitter for no reason. She was probably abused and was trying to get away from that…have you thought of that? SMH. I have no respect for people like you. And no i am not a mother but i have enough sense to not judge another woman until i have all the facts.

      • havekidswithworthymen

        Ive made choices that has allowed life to be good to me. Although, in this case, my issue is that she decided to choose her children’s safety over a job interview. Not any different than when women allow boyfriends to babysit because they must work. One of the main issues involving single parenthood is POVERTY. My stance is to take stories like this and tell young women that having kids outside of marriage and with unreliable partners may lead to situations like this. So funny, in our community we advocate for young women to work hard towards an education and a career to avoid relying on a man. Yet, we dont tell them about the true pitfalls of single motherhood- bruised egos, I guess.

    • Herm Cain

      That’s a lot of common sense the root of the problem is irresponsible people how about not having kids until your financially stable with a career or better yet a husband but you know in our community anything after 30 is old to be having kids too many people bust their butts everyday to make a decent living and all this chick had to do was spit out some kids be a f*ck up amd she some tears I shouldve took another route

      • EP

        @ Herm Cain

        That’s too much like right to do that though. I remember when I was like 17 and I was in the store and I overheard a cashier talk about how 28 years old was too old to have kids. I was looking like, what?!? For some people, if you don’t have a kid by the age of 18, something is wrong with you. It’s crazy.

      • havekidswithworthymen

        It’s not only about financial stability, it’s also about having children with the right partner (husband or wife). Too many women in our community are having babies by men who dont stick around and support their kids. We dont want to address this. Why? Im over worrying about the mothers. Im tired of making excuses for their behavior; it’s the children Im corcerned about. Im also tired of hearing how we have to be supportive of single mothers and their mess. Where are the strong, financially stable single mothers? Why arent they out here supporting homeless single mothers and those without childcare?

  • Tonyoardee

    Attack on the poor!!

  • Leah Alicia Knight

    I still don’t know what to make of this story. It is wrong, very wrong to leave your children alone in a car regardless of the weather condition. My son is 9 and even if I am quickly running into the shop I still take my boy out of the car and bring him in the shop with me. But I understand the woman is homeless and she’s just trying to better herself, I don’t think she intentionally meant for this bad situation to happen. I just think she just made of silly decision.
    I really don’t know how to feel on this story and I understand both points of views, yeah she was wrong for leaving the kids alone for that length of time, but she was trying to get a job that could have helped her homeless problem.
    Decisions, decisions you just have to make the right one.

  • Treasurebox26

    I get what she was trying to do but would j leave my kids in a car alone …… NO!!!!! If something had happened to her kids people wouldn’t be so quick to rally round and fund raise for her. No sympathy sorry. You homeless but got a car!!?? Who’s paying the tax & insurance on that!!??

    • FromUR2UB

      How do you know the tax and insurance are getting paid?

    • EP

      I know right. I hope the people who excuse her behavior don’t have any kids because they would be horrible mothers and fathers if they don’t see anything wrong with leaving babies in a hot car. That is crazy to me.

      It seems that people don’t have sympathy and compassion for children. That’s why you hear so many stories like this on the news. A lot of people don’t value a child’s life unfortunately.

      • FromUR2UB

        It’s not an , either / or, situation where you’re either excusing her or are completely against her. It’s just that the people you believe are “excusing” her understand that the woman acted out of desperation. I have two adult children as a matter of fact, and I was a great mom. I believe my kids would agree with me. But, after divorcing their father and moving to another state, with my parents living in still another state, I remember when there were times when depending on someone else to keep my kids while I worked, was not an option. The daycare center was closed on holidays. The few people I trusted to watch them, also worked. Therefore, there were a few occasions when I had to take my children to work with me…to an office. Thank God, my supervisor and everyone understood …never told me I couldn’t, bring them, and I made sure my kids were on their very best behavior while they were there. Some coworkers wanted to spend time talking and laughing with them, but I always made sure those conversations were kept short so that no one could blame them for being a distraction. I brought books, drawing pads and snacks with me to keep them occupied while they were there. My lunch was an hour, so that gave us a chance to take a short walk after eating, so they could get some fresh air. I look back on those times now, and it hurts me that they had to be so restricted on those days, but they were troopers and never gave me a problem.

        I never left my kids in the car by themselves – not even to run into a store – before they were teenagers. But, I’m grateful that I never found myself in this woman’s position, either. She made a bad decision, but I see how she got there. If her reason for doing this was because of some foolishness, and not in pursuit of something that might have allowed her to change her life, then yeah. I would definitely be on her case too.

  • MeMe

    I honestly understand both sides to the situation. and some people are ripping this lady to shreds on these posts. But what about the homeless people that choose to stand on corners and parking lots to beg rather than look for a job? Or what about the people that sit on their a$$es and consume government resources with NO intention of ever bettering themselves?? Bottom line is she’s TRYING..give her a break.

    • hollyw

      I agree. I am a little surprised by it; like really?? You have ZERO sympathy for her? But when is the last time you have done ANYTHING charitable for the less fortunate?? If the answer is never, then you are part of this societal problem. You are either part of the problem, or the solution…

    • Prez Perez

      Have you ever been homeless? It’s easy to patronize someone when you haven’t experienced their plight…

  • mnyama

    Things happen… LIFE happens and doesn’t always come together as planned. Asking a job to reschedule an interview is just like saying “I really don’t want to work.” Some of you would be sitting around in your smugness calling her lazy and dumb. If she had gotten the job, she would have to arrange child care but, there are times you do what you have to do to make things come together. Im so glad the majority of you have all your needs met, have had no hitches in your lives and everything has gone according to plan as you pulled yourselves up, alone, by your sturdy bootstraps.

  • jakkiblu

    It’s sad. Thankful that there are good ppl around and she’s getting help. Fortunately the children did not get hurt. Some ppl don’t know what it is for desperation to take it’s toll. To have no one to turn to. No where to go. I bet those same ppl would talk down to her if she relied on the system. She didn’t make the best choice for someone with resources. But in her state of being. Her car was her home. And that’s the only place to leave them. Had she approached a stranger and asked. She would have risked losing her kids. Because she could not take care of them. It’s just tough when your in that condition. She was doing the best she could. I know this family will be together again.

  • kit kat

    I feel for her. Even though it was probably not the best situation she was trying to do something to better herself and her children instead of collecting a check from the state. I pray that whoever is in charge of this case understands this and she can get her babies back soon.

  • Clarissa Doll

    look she is homeless wth, im sure if anybody was in her situation they would have done just about anything to get there kids a home and food in there mouths

  • Sentinel

    You judgmental, disassociated MFs kill me. RESCHEDULE an interview that she was fortunate to have gotten in the first place considering her situation. You need to have several seats in the “living in fantasy land” section for that dumb A remark.

    • kiki j

      No don’t reschedule just nearly kill your kids, smh people are not being realistic. Her situation is unfortunate but here kids LIFE was not worth it! She left her kids in a hot car on a sunny hot day parked in front on the sun with the car off for 45 mins. Are you f’n kidding me? They could have DIED! Where is your common since? We are judging her. Obviously her situation is terrible but shouldn’t have nearly cost her children’s life.

  • Bea Houseoffashion

    I know something good will come out this….I believe it. Single moms will have a voice. I am a firm believer that everything happens for a reason. I was once in a tough situation and i reached out TO FAMILY for help and they shut the door at me.No one ever wants you when you are down…years later, i am the business woman and all of a sudden i have value. Never judge anyone and i know this lady would never have put her kids at risk of danger. She was desperate for help otherwise, she wouldn’t be in tears.

    • hollyw

      THANK YOU for your comment. What a heartbreaking case. I’ll be honest, if I hadn’t done a solution-based casework at my training today lol, I might have been more inclined to judge this woman, as well. However, I do recognize that, at the end of the day, ALL parents make mistakes, esp. single parents who are often forced to make unfathomable decisions w/ no-win outcomes. H-ll, leaving kids in the car only became illegal/enforced in the early 2000s! I’m an 80s baby, and I baked in the car MANY a time for my mom to go get groceries, bank deposits, my brothers frm school, prescriptions at the pharmacy, etc. etc. etc.!! Don’t make it right, but I’m saying, most those who are judging have themselves, without a doubt, done at least one suspect thing while rearing a child.

      All I can say is, I hope the courts take it easy on her and 1. hook her up w/ a preventive program that can help her and 2. lower the felonies, cuz after that, most jobs won’t hire you, anyway.

  • Bat Happy (Happy club carrier)

    I’m so happy that folks opened up their hearts and wallets. She clearly needs resources. I’m praying the children are immediately returned to their mother.

  • What?!!!

    Leaving the kids in the car wasn’t a smart move. Maybe they got in contact with her for the interview and needed her to come in asap. She was homeless so I’m sure she was desperate for employment(as anyone would be). I’m not excusing her mistake, but I also feel for her situation. When a person is desperate, thinking rationally goes out of the window.

    I hope they charge her with something lesser. Also, give her enough time to find a job, get stable, and then get her kids back.

  • Aaliyah Noelle

    Damn idk how to feel about this

  • Trisha_B

    If she was to get the job, where would she leave the babies? No dad around that could have watched them for an hour?….idk, I’m on the fence. It’s obvious she needs help & it’s good she was actually trying to get a job to support herself & her kids. But it’s like, your babies could have died & she should be held accountable for that. B/c if she’s saying she has no one to watch her kids, how is she gonna manage when she actually has to work? Is she gonna be leaving them alone everyday?

    • Mike

      Let me get this right….if she gets the job who would watch her kids…that’s the question right? Maybe if she gets the job SHE CAN AFFORD TO GET A BABYSITTER….just saying.

      • Trisha_B

        So her job is going to give her advanced pay as soon as they hire her? Most daycares require you to pay in advanced. So how is she suppose to pay for daycare/sitter during her 1st week of two of work if she doesn’t get a paycheck until the end of the work week?

        • Cae

          Some jobs give child care. Most government-subsidized ones require proof of employment. She would have required more than the notice you get before an interview to get kids into government-sponsored childcare either way.

          • kiki j

            Government subsidized childcare requires 30 days until approval meaning she’d have to find a sitter for 30 days. Her situation is very unfortunate thanks to our poor government system. However there is no excusing what she did. Those children could’ve died.

        • kiki j

          People on this site aren’t being realistic because they either don’t have children or never struggled. In other word what you are saying to them is foreign yet they have many opinions. What you are saying is far more realistic.

    • soisaid

      thank you so much for that post…. some people just not looking at that aspect of the situation.

    • hollyw

      Many childcare providers will work with a single mother if she can prove she has employment. Give pay installment options and what not.

  • soisaid

    to avoid all this, all she had to do was RESCHEDULE! sorry i can’t feel for her in this situation, i support children first.

    • EP

      @ so said

      I SO agree with you. I do not feel sorry for her because she made the choice to have two kids knowing she can’t afford them. Children do not ask to come here. They have to live with the bad mistakes that their parents make and I feel sorry for a lot of children who have to live in such dire situations. It’s not fair to them because they’re innocent.

      • Anonymous

        But you’re probably one of the same people against abortions, etc..

        • normalself

          Andddddd? Guess what, you can have sex everyday, all day and not get pregnant. Do you know how? How about preventing unwanting pregnancies- grown folks stuff.

          • Kristen Jacklyn

            You can have PROTECTED SEX everyday, all day and still end up pregnant ! No contraceptives are 100% especially if its in GODS PLAN. im just saying- real reality stuff!

            • no_name_girl

              God’s Plan? Lol!! !!

              • Kristen Jacklyn

                So i guess your anti-christ since you seem to think GODS PLAN is so lol.. lol at your ignorance

                • no_name_girl

                  Look at the God loving human being hurling insults at the very notion of someone who may disagree with their beliefs.
                  Lol, so typical.

                  • Elnyd

                    So true, if you don’t see things their way then you’re wrong, typical god freaks.

                  • NISA

                    You’re just ignorant.Period!

                    • no_name_girl

                      How so? Please, enlighten me!

                • SheDevilsRule

                  Plenty of people don’t deserve to have children. God’s plan..NOT He put us all here & we make our own mistakes. You seem to think women have baby’s because God’s wanted them too. HOW STUPID!

                  • Kristen Jacklyn

                    Your name obviously speaks for itself. You show how ignorant you are by even getting the idea that woman have babies because god wants them to, do one thing for me GO TO CHURCH. AND PAY ATTENTION. obviously were put here to make mistakes look at you.

                    • SheDevilsRule

                      My my…a lil hateful are we?? I don’t need to go to church to talk to God or praise him. That can be done anywhere. Take YOUR fake a$$ to church with your holier then thou attitude. BYE GURL.

                • SheDevilsRule

                  Part of God’s plan? YOUR A FOOL..You saying Jeffery Dalmer was part of God’s plan. Was it God’s plan for all the people he killed?? It was God’s plan for Hitler to kill all those innocent Jews?? The children?? YOUR A FAWKING IDIOT

            • Ayisha

              Condoms are 99% effective, but you women rather ride on the fact that Contraceptives are 1% ineffective instead of being honest and just saying you don’t use protection anyway. You women really are funny..

        • Ayisha

          What does that have to do with anything? because we don’t agree with her decision we can’t be against abortion too? I don’t believe in abortion because it is wrong, and so is leaving your kids in a hot car. You know what comes before thoughts of abortion? CONDOMS WITH BIRTH CONTROL OR KEEPING YOUR LEGS CLOSED…

      • MeMe

        Nobody asked anyone to feel sorry for her. It’s about donating to help a homeless family. This lady is human and her goal was to better her situation. In doing so she made a dangerous decision to leave her children in that car. We get it..BUT don’t be so quick to judge. I don’t remember anywhere in either articles on how this lady became pregnant, or her situation before she became homeless. You sound pathetic trying to have an opinion about someones life that you know nothing about.

        • EP

          @ Meme

          Do you know her? I don’t think so. So why do you have an opinion about someone’s life that you know nothing about? Girl bye!

          • Nedrea Scott

            But didn’t you just do that same thing? What the other individual is saying is this: STOP JUDGING people!

            • EP

              @ Neadra

              I can do whatever I want. I’m grown and you are not my mother, father, or God so please don’t come for me.

              • Nedrea Scott

                You may be a grown woman, but for one, it is my job as a social worker to address the marginalization and oppression of anyone being attacked and thats what you did. You attacked this woman verbally. I advocate for young women like her. And lastly, what do you mean dont come for me? I am sorry but I do not speak your language so please help all of us understand what you mean by this. Please speak intelligently. I still stand by my point: STOP JUDGING PEOPLE

                • EP

                  I can’t believe you’re a social worker and you condone this mess. SMH. No wonder….

                  You advocate for women like her and I advocate for kids. And last, you’re telling me to stop judging yet you’re judging me? I’m baffled by the hypocrisy. Girl, I agree to disagree. You are “Team women like her” and I’m Team Children.

                  • Nedrea Scott

                    Again, blacks dont read. I did not in anyway imply this. It is not our jobs to judge her. You would know what social workers are taught in the classroom if you went to college. Funny part is, you only read any of my commentary to search for fault. There is no such thing as being only for women and not children. I am ending the conversation with you because you are very silly and uneducated.

                    • just Saying

                      Wait a minute Ms. Scott, I take offense to part of your comment “Blacks don’t read”. I beg to differ. Your disagreement was with her, not ALL Blacks! I read and am VERY educated!
                      One more thing! You’re judging this person by saying that she did not attend college. How do YOU know that?

                    • Sandra

                      Blacks do read. Your back and forth banter with this one person should be addressed to and only to this one person. “Blacks don’t read” is such a blanket, general statement and not true.

                    • Heiress Arnecia Niza Amos-Reed

                      Uneducated and blacks don’t read huh? Where did that come from?
                      Wow,why the insults or is it just to get your point across? I’m sure that all blacks read.Maybe some of us don’t read quite well as the next,but,does it give you the right to insinuate,what they do or don’t do? Yeah you’re right,you should end this conversation!

                    • Ayisha

                      You are just as ignorant Ms. so please stop acting you are high and mighty.

                  • normalself

                    Right!!!

                • Sandra

                  @ Nedra
                  Do not share what is holy with a swine. This lady is not grown and it’s obvious from her juvenile responses and comments. Live a little longer @ EP and maybe one day people will show you the mercy you refuse to show others.

              • Nedrea Scott

                My names spelled: Nedrea NOT Neadra…..

                I will not respond to your next post or even read it because I know it will not be intellectually stimulating in the least bit. So, good evening to you and I pray you never have to face what Ms. Taylor has.

                • no_name_girl

                  Yet your punctuation slaughter is so very intellectually stimulating… ..

              • Pak31

                How do you get to do what YOU want but you tell others they can’t?

          • How about you get your dumb a22 off here and go define the word JUDGMENT?! I don’t see MeMe placing judgment on this woman, so take your stupid a22 back to school and learn reading comprehension. I bet EP stands for Easily Pathetic.

            • EP

              It’s sad when supposedly “grown” people have to resort to name calling when they disagree with someone. Shows your intelligence level. SMH. I feel sorry for you.

              • Age ain’t nothing but a number hunty, I’m calling it like I see it. This is a blog site, not University of Oxford, freedom of speech, hello!

          • Pak31

            EP, you don’t know her either yet you claim she got pregnant knowing she couldn’t afford them. How do you know that? It doesn’t say that in the story. She is homeless now but was she when she got pregnant?

        • normalself

          So where were other single mothers? Why werent her counterparts donating their time to watch her kids? Single moms are quick to claim it takes a village so why were single moms lining up to offer assistance?

        • Sandra

          Well said

        • Ayisha

          YOU DON’T KNOW NOTHING ABOUT IT EITHER!!! If you can have an opinion then so can we

      • Erica Key

        Whose to say she couldn’t afford her kids when you had them. You don’t know her situation to comment. She could have been running from amn abusive mate or just lost her job. Comment on the facts and stop making assumptions. She put her children in jeopardy, comment on that and leave the judgment for your own sins.

        • EP

          @ Erica

          I did state the facts. You’re the one making assumptions and excuses for her choices.

          • Erica Key

            sure you did

            • Nedrea Scott

              She didn’t state facts, she involved her emotional bias in her commentary and passed judgement. But there is something else to, the girl could have been raped or incest could have occurred. Society has a bad habit of judging people and passing along idiotic and moronic statements that should be kept to self. I am glad you spoke up Erica.

              • EP

                @ Neadra

                Look, I am TEAM KIDS ok. I’m not going to make excuses and assumptions for this lady like you. You are assuming that this lady was probably raped or whatever to justify her situation. You don’t know her just like I don’t know her. You can have sympathy for this lady all you want. I sympathize for the 2 year old and the 6 month old who could’ve died in that hot car.

                • Nedrea Scott

                  No excuses were made, and I will tell you like I just told another silly person on here. I am a Social Worker and everyone on this thread that has judged and viscously and verbally attacked this woman- Ms. Taylor, are marginalizing and oppressing her and you need to stop it. You are part of the problem and not the solution. Go look up and study the Strengths Perspective and the Humanistic Value and you will see why I stand with her in her corner. No the decision she made was not the most appropriate, but look at the root cause of her actions. I will tell you the same thing I told the other I guess adult on here in a comment above: STOP JUDGING PEOPLE

                  • EP

                    Would you leave your 2 year old and 6 month old in a hot car to go to a job interview? Exactly…. Goodnight.

                    • Nedrea Scott

                      SMH…..some of you not only need an education, which is obviously lacked, but a wake up call……Good evening to you as well

                • Nedrea Scott

                  I never said anything about judging. The statement I made about rape was due to a comment someone else made about her affording children. That was not an assumption in anyway which only proved to me what I’ve been saying, and that is that “black people dont read!” A Teacher told me in 1997 that a white person told him that if hew wanted to hide something from blacks then put it in a book because they dont read. Go back and read the earlier comments about her having children and being able to afford them. READ!!!! and yes, as a social worker, I LOVE children and care about them, but there are various ways to handle anything.

                • Nedrea Scott

                  My name is spelled: Nedrea NOT Neadra. I guess a lot of us dont write either

                  • no_name_girl

                    Or like apostrophes.

                  • Ayisha

                    While I admire the fact you are “Educated” I am going to need you to use another picture because you are “Ugly” Thanks

                • Pak31

                  You ASSUMED she gave birth w/o being able to afford them.

              • normalself

                So when people disagree with someones actions it’s called being judgmental??

                • positivebeatsnegative

                  @Normalself….pretty much.

                  • pullover

                    So you be the sheep and agree with everything

          • Pak31

            EP, give up your source. How do you, EP, know that Shanesha Taylor brought these two children into this world without being able to afford them? You said it. We all read it. If you are just assuming she did then that is judging.

      • Kristen Jacklyn

        Its true, children dont ask to come here! And Im pretty sure she doesnt want anyone to feel sorry for her. They have rich people having unprotected sex every chance they get and still cant produce a child! Why ? Because GOD has to have it in his plan, I guess your saying GOD makes mistakes, they have people who were once rich and due to one life altering event, is now poor with the 6 kids that they have, i guess they shouldnt have had kids either! MY POINT : I can see if she was going smoke crack, club hop, or left them to get her nails done, something ridiculous like that then yes, lock her up throw away the key BUT she was going to get a JOB something everyone needs unless your RICH!! K

        • EP

          I don’t care if she was going to meet the President, wrong is wrong. I have zero tolerance when it comes to children.

          Now that she has all of this money, I hope she spends it wisely and gets herself together. I hope she gets counseling too and fix whatever is going on with her.

          • Kristen Jacklyn

            Zero tolerence, huh? I think everyone with common sense and a heart is zero tolerence when it comes to a child her choices were not good but at least her intentions were good.. IJS

        • SheDevilsRule

          The ignorant thing’s you say. Everything is NOT God’s will. The little 8 year old girl they are desperatley searching for, who was taken by some man. THATS GOD’S WILL? STFU

          • Kristen Jacklyn

            Were not talking bout a 8 year old girl u STFU

      • Oosi Oosi

        I’m sorry.. did you know her situation before she was homeless? She could’ve had a good home, in a good relationship, and things may have drastically changed for her after. You can say it’s unlikely or whatever vomit falls out of your mouth, but what do you know? You people just love to assume.. screw her circumstances, right? Let’s just crucify the woman for making a mistake.

        • EP

          Once again a person is accusing me of “assuming” but they’re assuming themselves. I really don’t understand why you people fail to realize the hypocrisy in your comments. SMH

          • Oosi Oosi

            And where exactly am I assuming something? I’m simply pointing out the FACT that you people would rather jump to conclusions than look at the bigger picture. It’s not an assumption if it’s true. SMH. Get it straight.

            • EP

              You’re assuming that she probably had a good home or was in a good relationship. You don’t know that. That’s assuming to me.

              • Oosi Oosi

                Actually if you read the comment I didn’t say “she had a good home or was in a good relationship”.. I said “she COULD’VE had a good home or was in a good relationship”. I’m trying to point out that she may have had these things, but something could’ve happened that forced her to be homeless. These aren’t facts, these are possibilities. No one knows this woman’s circumstances.. everyone’s just assuming she’s a bad mother because of this mistake.

                • EP

                  Thank you for proving my point. NO ONE knows this lady and everybody is “assuming” what could’ve, would’ve, should’ve.

                  • Oosi Oosi

                    That’s not assuming, sweetie. Assuming is saying something like “I do not feel sorry for her because she made the choice to have two kids knowing she can’t afford them.” You don’t know her situation. I’m saying that you should have an open mind when it comes to situations like this. God forbid, you were put into a situation like hers.

                    • EP

                      Let’s see what’s been reported:

                      - 35 year old mother of a 2 year old and a 6 month old
                      - unemployed
                      - homeless (from her statement)
                      - left them in a car because she didn’t have a babysitter (her statement)

                      Isn’t it safe to say that she is a mother with two kids who can’t afford to take care of them? Am I making this up? These are the facts that were reported right?

                      Look, I always will advocate for children. They are the voiceless ones.

                      Have a good weekend.

                    • Prez Perez

                      I think people are upset with your comments because it doesn’t look at the bigger picture. Advocate for children by all means–we all should be doing that– but maybe, just maybe you should put yourself in the shoes of this mother (not literally.) I’ve worked with the homeless population and many times these people were once sustainable citizens. A life changing event usually happens, which causes them to loose everything they have. Perhaps we should all settle down and wait to see if anyone tells her WHOLE story. Remember this country and media have a way of painting pictures without all the facts. No ones opinion is actually wrong in this case…we just really don’t know.

      • just Saying

        Well, we don’t know the circumstances from whence she came! She could’ve been married with a good job and home at one point and her situation changed for whatever reason, so we can’t say that she couldn’t afford to have those babies. Don’t be judgmental unless you are perfect, and I KNOW that you are Not!

      • Sandra

        You have no compassion yet you don’t know her circumstances before this happened. She could have just recently lost a job or became estranged from a spouse whom was the sole bread winner of the family or been the victim of domestic violence and trying to make a clean start. I hope non of you are ever put in a dire situation and have to take your chances with a choice.

      • ser

        You don’t know her situation, I am a man that was raised by a single mother. Where was the father? You are quick to judgment without knowing the situation. Someday you will be stuck in a situation, and I do hope you always remember this story and my comment.

      • Pak31

        EP, I agree with you but has she always been homeless?? You don’t know she couldn’t afford them when she had them.

    • MonicaT

      I agree I can’t support being irresponsible. If I was that desperate I would have gone to the nearest church or hospital for help. If I couldn’t get the help that day then reschedule when I have care for my children. She put her children in a dangerous situation that could have cause them their lives.

      • Prez Perez

        You don’t know what happened to her that day. Ever have a day WHERE everything goes wrong. That could of been her day. She may have made a rash decisions based on immediate consequences.

    • Eri Cad

      While I totally am opposed to leaving the children in the car. I assume she has no one else to watch them period. It states she’s homeless now if you don’t even have someone you can stay with until you get on your feet then how do you expect her to have someone to watch them while she goes on an interview? This isn’t a black and white issue. A mother doing the best she can is now in jail. She may lose them all together and thats heartbreaking. It breaks my heart for THE CHILDREN. The bittersweet news is at least she knows they are hopefully safe and fed. I don’t think we should be punishing people with jail for trying find employment to provide for their children. Makes me wonder what the welfare system is like in AZ.

      • soisaid

        eri im not saying you are wrong for what you said, but i’m guessing if she didn’t have anyone to watch two babies for 45 mins to an hr at least. then who is going to watch them for 8 hour a week? nothing to do with her race, babies are babies not matter what the color of their skin is and they are helpless. whats more heartbreaking to you? her losing them to the foster care system or to death by being in a heated car? she made a poor decision at the risk of her childrens lives. nothing or no man alive (including women) is worth more than your babies. if that job couldn’t reschudele the interview (she may or may not have gotten) then she should have moved on… again, not saying you are wrong.

        • Eri Cad

          When I said black and white I didn’t mean race I meant its not an easy right or wrong situation. Was she wrong to leave the children in the car? Absolutely, but would she have done if she had someone she could trust to watch them for 45 min. THe job may have provide child care or as a friend pointed out to me alot of child care wont take the kids if you don’t have proof of employment. It’s all heartbreaking. I mean hopefully they will be placed TOGETHER in a foster home with loving people who will take good care of them while all of this is being sorted out. As someone who was recently out of work for roughly 6 mon and I have no babies she may not have been able to reschedule. Moved on? what if this was the first job interview she was able to land in months? what if she was about to be kicked out of a homeless shelter? Moved on to what interviews are hard to come by. What if she had left them with some boyfriend/family member/friend who molested them or worse because there are plenty of articles about mothers leaving their kids with someone they THOUGHT they could trust. Then folks would still be up here condemning her for being a bad mother saying know who you are leaving your kids with. We just don’t know the whole story and its not as easy as reschedule or move on

          • soisaid

            she made a poor decision and its not just my opinion, its the opinion of the people who walked by and saw what condition the kids were in and also law enforcement who waited for her those 45mins.. and also the kids looking at all these strangers and wanting their mom… i just cannot sympathize more for her than i can for those kids. maybe that was (the higher ups ) plan for putting them in foster care. seems like she should have made that decision herself, got a job then went to fight to get them back. but honestly, i do understand your point..

            • MeMe

              You’re right, sympathize for the kids. No matter what they are screwed either way. However her situation was not black and white, but rather a revolving circle. I don’t necessarily think she made a “poor decision” by her choice because either way she was trying to better their lives. But I get it. I believe she was uneducated in the resources available to her. I just learned that a child care center in AZ that will watch your kids for free while you attend an interview. My heart goes out to the entire family both kids and mother. Maybe you shouldn’t go so hard especially over people’s opposing opinions..

        • milz

          Private childcare, subsidized childcare and childcare paid through vouchers will not accept any children without proof of employment or enrollment in college.

      • babyredeyes

        Leaving children in a car alone means you have to consider:

        Kids being kidnapped
        heat, death
        kids leaving the car
        car being stolen

        Those are enough to say I cant leave my kids alone in the car.

        • kiki j

          Exactly, Someone with common since.

          • Anonymous

            At least spell “sense” correctly… if you’re going to judge.

            • kiki j

              Gotta love the spell check police. RME I didn’t know I was getting graded on a blog site. Go play in traffic.

            • normalself

              How is she judging because she disagrees?

              • hollyw

                … because she just implied that everyone who doesn’t she with her has no common sense..? That’s how.

      • Anna

        Exactly. Who are we to judge this woman? Not every mother has close families, friends or anyone to watch her kids while she went to a job interview. She couldn’t just leave her kids with someone she doesn’t know. She is wrong for leaving them in the car by themselves in the hot sun, but she was desperate for a job so she can provide for her kids and herself. This woman doesn’t need jail, she needs help, she needs resources. I’m glad money has been raised for this woman, I feel bad for this woman, I really do and I wish nothing but the best for this woman.

    • Bea Houseoffashion

      RESCHEDULE an interview? In this economy? smh.

      • kiki j

        No but risk your children’s lives? What is wrong with people.

        • EP

          @ kiki j

          A lot of people just don’t value a child’s life.

          • kiki j

            Clearly, and it’s plain sad.

            • normalself

              The sad part is that those agreeing with the mother are probably mothers themselves. It’s scary and a clear indication why kids today are in the mess that they are in. Either leave the kids with a boyfriend or in a car…

              • kiki j

                Sad truth

              • Prez Perez

                Are you a mother? and have you done a quantitative study to examine if all the commentators are mothers? SOME kids are in a mess because of cycle of poverty. While SOME kids are in a mess due to cycle of lack of education and cultural disconnect. Too many variables to make such broad statements.

          • Bea Houseoffashion

            what a stupid comment…..where did i say that i don’t value a child’s life?

          • Prez Perez

            No, a lot of people are able to understand that she was possible stuck between a rock and hard place. I work with youth. Perhaps she believes in God and asked God to watch over them–far fetched– I know. However, again we don’t know the full story. I’m privileged, if I had kids I have at least 10 people who would watch them, so I can’t talk about what I would have done. This mother doesn’t seem to have the same privileges some of us have.

      • Ash

        She could’ve brought the children inside? Perhaps the employers would have had the same compassion that everyone has for her right now. It’s just a bad situation.

        • Guest

          This woman can’t be in a job interview yelling at her kids to sit down if they start acting up.

    • Bea Houseoffashion

      Seems you have never been in a desperate situation. Lucky for you and i pray you never have to do this. Have some compassion.

      • soisaid

        and you guessed all that cause of what i said to eri? wow! but thanks for your prayers….wink

      • normalself

        I dont see where soisaid was without compassion. Disagreeing with the mother’s actions doesnt mean she lacks compassion. It just mean she doesnt agree and wouldnt place her kids in the same situation. Im sure you have disagreed with the actions of others, does that mean you are without sympathy?

      • soisaid

        seems you are wrong times are hard for everyone and i absoultely do have compassion.. its just my PERSONAL PREFERENCE to be concerned about the children. what kind of fool am i huh?

    • Sentinel

      You judgmental, disassociated MFs kill me. RESCHEDULE an interview that she was fortunate to have gotten in the first place considering her situation. You need to have several seats in the “living in fantasy land” section for that dumb A remark. From the looks of your recent posts, it appears as though you have a penchant for saying the dumbest things just for the sake of having an opinion.

      • soisaid

        funny how some of us can actually have a conversation without resulting to name calling. but as far saying the dumbest things…. say what you want but at the end of the day, the fact is SHE made the decision to do what she did. I had nothing to do with it. ALL I POINTED OUT IS…. im on the kids side on this article because we don’t know what they are going through right at this moment.. and for those who call me judgemental, i don’t give a rats azz… those kids could get abused in foster care, separated or mistreated. and yep i said reschedule or just plain wait. damn the economy and what it has or have not to offer. being a mother means putting your kids first. and im not trashing the mom cause she isn’t the first one to do it. (the lady who left her kids in a heated car to have sex with her boyfriend parked in front of her and her kids died) she is just many who made the wrong decision AT THAT TIME… and has to pay for it. much love to you all and have a great weekend. p.s. i’m flattered you googled my previous posts. makes me feel relevant. wink!

        • Sentinel

          Well, despite the fact that you wrote the first chapter of a book in my honor doesn’t make any of what I said LESS true. Yes it is the weekend. You should go home hater. I’m sure your family misses you.

          • soisaid

            don’t confuse yourself with me giving you honor rather than stating my opinion. at the end of the day i am a hater. i hate the fact that children are treated as if they don’t matter. i hate the fact that children and abused more than adults. i hate the fact that children don’t have a chance when they are put in bad situations by their parents. single or married. yep., i can hate all day on when it comes to kids.and it don’t bother me not one bit.

      • mnyama

        Right! Reschedule usually means “I really don’t want to work” to an employer and she probably didn’t want them to know she was having child care issues… something she would just have to wait to figure out IF she got the job. Im amazed at all these folks whose lives have come together without a hitch and no problems.

        • Nedrea Scott

          I AGREE Mnyama and Sentinel….Sentinel you should have said have several stadium seats in the land of the real world because some dont get it…..

    • FromUR2UB

      Not sure how that might have solved her problem. She would still need someone else to be available to watch her kids. Daycare is likely not an option. The thing is, when you have a cushion, like a home, money saved or a regular income, you’re insulated from a lot of problems. But when there are no safety nets, you become very vulnerable and almost anything can devastate you. I don’t know how she got in the position she was in, but at least she was trying to do something about it. .

      • soisaid

        yes she did!

    • Khadija Magee

      You know what? Have you ever been homeless and were desprate to support your kids? Well I have and its hard to get your life together when you have no one. Get off your high horse and have a heart for this mother. You probably never struggled in your life.

      • soisaid

        so what you are saying is i have to struggle and be homeless to understand leaving my babies in a hot car? then i can think like you. lmao no thanks

        • kale is king

          i think she’s saying that you’d have to be in a very dire, desperate situation to even consider doing something like that. it was obviously the wrong choice, but the mother probably didn’t think she had other options.

      • kiki j

        I’ve been homeless. I’ve had to turn down jobs for lack of a sitter. I’ve had to quit jobs for lack of a sitter. I’ve never left my kids in a hot car or home alone. I understand the struggle believe me. But your first priority is your children’s safety. It’s called better planning. I went to school instead of working, got a school check,childcare and a degree because it was impossible for me to work and have affordable childcare. Everyone’s situation of course is different. But I know struggle and she shouldn’t have put her kids at risk.

        • huh

          Kiki j
          kids are not the priority these days. If she wouldve left her kids with a boyfriend and he wouldve killed them then she would be vilified. But if they wouldve died in her heated car under Arizona sun then it’s acceptable. It’s against the law to leave your kids in a hot car unattended. But it’s not against the law to leave them with a boyfriend. Point is, her kids couldve been kidnapped, died of heat stroke, etc. That’s enough for a mother to say I cant go to this interview. Attempting to reschedule is a better option. However, like othser commenters said the company wouldve probably denied that. Oh well, let them decline at least my kids will be safe.

          • kiki j

            Thank you! Thats all I’m saying. Kids safety first.

    • Kristen Jacklyn

      RESCHEDULING =NO JOB…

      • soisaid

        RESCHEDULING = i get to hold my kids another day…

        • Kristen Jacklyn

          RESCHEDULE=NO JOB = LABELED AN UNFIT MOTHER, AND CHILD WELFARE STILL GETS INVOLVED, = NO KIDS TO HOLD ..IJS

          • kiki j

            = kids still alive!

    • dazoe

      She probably does not even have a cell phone to reschedule back and forth with.

      • kiki j

        Seriously? She had a way for them to call her for the interview right?

        • dazoe

          You just dont know. If i’m homeless I wont have a cell phone. It would be by email and I would be using the library computer.

          • kiki j

            Lol unless you’ve been homeless you wouldn’t know. Everyone with children need a phone which is why they have government phones that are free with free minutes. Even still just because you don’t have $600 + dollars for rent every month don’t mean you can’t come up with $50 a month for a prepaid phone. She likely has a phone. Homeless isn’t always what you see on tv. I know her situation is detrimental but putting her kids in a life or death situation shouldn’t have been an option just like prostituting, selling drugs etc for money she didn’t make an option.

            • dazoe

              Rescheduling a rare job interview is just a stupid thing to do.Especially if you are unemployed there is no reason to do so even if she had kids. If she tells them she can’t even find a baby sitter to watch the kids for an interview you think they would not flag that against her?

              • kiki j

                “Rescheduling a rare job interview is a stupid thing to do.” Leaving your two small children in a hot car, in front of the sun, with the car off on a sunny day for 45 minutes isn’t a stupid thing to do? Do you realize those babies could have died? Why is the fact that those babies could’ve died coming secondary to everyone? You can’t make me understand that.

              • huh

                What’s the diffrrence between this mother and those who leave their children with bf so they can go to work?

    • Ayisha

      I agree, I am an advocate for children, this was not right for here to do this to them.