You need a license to drive a car, but not to have a kid. This would be hilarious if it wasn’t true. It’s like something you would expect to see in a viral video on youtube or something.
Yes, I think that this mother should be ashamed. There are a multitude of reasons, aside from the fact that in her care, her 4 year old son sneaked downstairs, shotgunned a beer and then went on a thieving rampage across the neighborhood, that this mother should be ashamed. Yes, every parent makes mistakes. No, this is not a frequent mistake that every parent makes. Fortunately, CPS has informed her that she’ll be allowed to keep her son. Maybe they’ll require her to put a lock on the fridge at least.