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World’s worst nannies

Would you trust these people with your kids?

Police: Guy on a horse gets lost with someone’s kid, drunkenly rides around trying to return him

Let’s think back to a simpler time. A man on a horse with a lost child gallops, seeking nothing but the child’s return to his worried and grateful parents. Well, in this danger-wary world things like that can’t happen anymore. Just ask Dennis Byers, whose allegedly tipsy act of equestrian good will ended in arrest and charges.

Slideshow: Baby for sale

Parents who tried to trade their babies for cash or goods.

Police: Baby Sitting Grandma Got Drunk in Street, Tried to Give Away Grandchild

A Sacramento, California, grandma allegedly made the mistake this week of mixing vodka with babysitting, and reportedly tried to give away her grandchild to a stranger before the day was over.

Five Things Not to Do With Your Baby

There are a lot of things you can do with your baby. You can dress him up as a pumpkin, tickle his feet, feed him mashed carrots and take him for runs in one of those all-terrain strollers. There are also a lot of things you should never, ever do with your baby. These are five of those things.

Heartbreaking Video Shows the Effects of Leaving a Child in a Hot Car

Every summer, one particularly tragic type of story makes its way into headlines across the country: children left in hot cars. Some are rescued in time, while others unfortunately don’t make it.

Dad Accused of Leaving Child in Hot Car to Gamble

‘Tis the season, unfortunately, for leaving children inside hot cars. A Philadelphia dad was arrested for allegedly leaving his toddler son in a parked vehicle while he went to gamble at Parx casino in Bensalem.

Watch: Pedestrians Catch Toddler Who Fell Five Stories

A group of delivery men in China heard a toddler cry out from an apartment window, on June 20, 2013, only to see tiny feet dangling out the fifth-story window. The child was soon dangling from the window and moments later, screaming, let go. A nearby security feed shows the men group together and catch her.

Mom Arrested for Duct-Taping Kids’ Faces

Duct tape is so versatile, it can even help you lose your kids. An Ohio mom has been arrested after she allegedly sent a photo of her 8-year-old son with mouth, eyes and forehead completely covered in duct tape to the boy’s dad.

Daddy Brain? Father Leaves Infant in Freezing Car for 8 Hours

It’s usually the mother who is associated with Mommy Brain syndrome, the absurd forgetfulness stemming from the overwhelming stress and demands of new parenting. In this case, however, it seems that a Colonie, New York, father may be suffering from the first reported case of Daddy Brain.