Skip Nav
Moms You Meet
The 13 Moms You Meet at the Grocery Store
Pregnancy
11 Pregnancy Workout Options That Are Safe to Do While You're Expecting
Parenting
5 Reasons I Loved Attachment Parenting My Daughter

Mom Punished For Daughter's Chalk Drawings (VIDEO)

Mom Punished For Daughter's Chalk Drawings (VIDEO)

Mom Punished For Daughter's Chalk Drawings (VIDEO)

Do your kids draw outside with chalk? Susan Mortensen, a mom in Virginia, has been convicted of vandalism because she let her 4-year-old daughter use chalk on rocks. Mortensen will need to complete fifty hours of community service or she will be fined $2500. 

There was a similar chalk controversy in June when a Colorado neighborhood tried to ban children from drawing on sidewalks with chalk, and many people are upset that chalk is being considered graffiti. But officers say that Mortensen's daughter's chalk drawings weren't this mom's only offenses. When she was ticketed, "she responded with an attitude and curse words," said the officer involved. She had also been convicted for painting on rocks two years ago. 

To find out what Mortensen's supporters had to say about the charge, watch the video at the Huffington Post.

Image Source: John Morgan via Flick/Creative Commons

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
Third Times the Charm! Why Ciara and Russell Wilson's Wedding Was Rescheduled Twice
Pregnancy Can Be Hard -- And Other Shocking Life Lessons
Cutest Baby Animal Viral Videos
100 Unusual Boy Names
Should I Send My Kids to Boarding School?
Family of 14 Finds Freedom in an RV (VIDEO)
Health Professionals Put Women's Safety at Risk

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Moms
X