Parenting is difficult and the choices a parent makes are generally not open to second-guessing by the government. However, thanks to nosy neighbors, custody battles and tragic injuries and death, the practice is often in the news. A recent case in the United Kingdom set off a firestorm after parents lost custody of their children because they preferred co-sleeping.
13. Everyday Practice
Something you do every day could wind up losing you custody of your kids. Intervening in how a parent raises their child is a controversial subject, but the state has a right to remove children if they are at imminent risk of harm. One mother wound up losing custody of her kids for a highly controversial reason.