twitter facebook stumble upon rss

The Baby Is WHERE?

sign up for the momlogic newsletter Tweet This

Michelle Kemper Brownlow: We all have the fear that our babies will crawl their way to unsafe places. Well, you'll never believe this story!

San Antonio bus driver Mike Hubbard gotthe shock of a lifetime when driving his bus down a dark side street just after midnight: Something was sitting in the middle of the road. He slammed on his brakes to avoid hitting that something -- which turned out to be1-year-old Destiny Flores, dressed only in a diaper and sitting comfortably on the double yellow line.


"From a distance, I can't tell exactly what it is," Hubbard recalls. "It looks like a dog, something moving around -- I can't really tell what it was. I started slowing down, and then I noticed it was a baby in the middle of the street."

Hubbard's dashboard camera caught amazing video of that night. The video shows Hubbard approaching the baby, and a man entering the scene, grabbing the baby and running back toward the sidewalk. Hubbard reports that the man ran into a house and had not been outside when the bus stopped.

This incident occurred more than a year ago, but the video surfaced afterChild Protective Services became involved in what is believed to be another incident involving all the Flores children (there are three girls).

Destiny's mom, Catherine Gonzalez, 25, was tearful in a "Today" interview via satellite. "People just don't realize these things happen," she sobbed. "It was just an accident."

I do have to say that this scenario could play out in any home on any street. How many of us have woken up to find that our child has climbed out of the crib for the first time? What if, instead of waking you up, your child crawled out the screen door just like Destiny had?

I am sure there will be more attention given to the Gonzalez-Flores case, and my hope is that the children in this case remain safe -- no matter where or with whom it's ruled they will live.


next: Right on Target
39 comments so far | Post a comment now
Soledad Bofinger January 6, 2011, 7:59 AM

Recently i came upon your site and have been browsing along. I was thinking I would leave my 1st comment as it really caught my attention. I most certainly will check back here quite often to look for brand new articles and other content.

Ten Tees January 9, 2011, 3:04 PM

Nice information! Enjoyable to read. I just have a single opinion to offer about tee shirts.

HostNine Reviews January 10, 2011, 12:47 PM

Awsome site! I am loving it!! Will be back later to read some more. I am bookmarking your feeds also

Jailbreak iPhone 4.0.1 January 13, 2011, 12:10 PM

As a Newbie, I am constantly searching online for articles that can help me. Thank you

short hairstyle 2011 for men January 22, 2011, 1:12 AM

If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will soon find himself alone. A man should keep his friendships in constant repair.

popular wedding colors for 2011 January 31, 2011, 10:56 AM

Let me not be understood as saying that there are no bad laws, nor that grievances may not arise for the redress of which no legal provisions have been made. I mean to say no such thing. But I do mean to say that although bad laws, if they exist, should be repealed as soon as possible, still, while they continue in force, for the sake of example they should be religiously observed.

should you taper off tramadol  February 6, 2011, 10:30 PM

Very informative post. Thanks for taking the time to share your view with us.

Roma Naeve February 10, 2011, 3:03 PM

I just want to say I am just beginner to weblog and absolutely enjoyed your web site. More than likely I’m going to bookmark your website . You amazingly have perfect posts. Regards for sharing with us your web site.

Ludivina Cerros February 11, 2011, 4:04 AM

Keep functioning ,impressive job!

filme online March 9, 2011, 1:57 PM

I have been after the Internet for this info and just wanted to thank u for this post. By the way, just off topic, where can i find a version of this theme? – 10x

ownerlent March 24, 2011, 9:50 PM

Thank You For This Post, was added to my bookmarks.

bridesmaid dress under 30 March 28, 2011, 3:58 AM

Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.

scrapebox lists March 29, 2011, 1:26 PM

There are a lot of strange comments on here.

Arthur H. Shannon March 29, 2011, 7:47 PM

Thank you

Dollie Talone March 29, 2011, 8:13 PM

Well I truly liked reading it. This tip provided by you is very constructive for correct planning.

Gloria A. Marcus March 31, 2011, 3:38 AM

Intriguing

Ricky O. Woods April 8, 2011, 8:48 AM

Practical

auction cars  April 28, 2011, 3:50 AM

Awesome Post. I add this Post to my bookmarks.

Snastilia June 9, 2011, 11:42 PM

Very informative post. Thanks for taking the time to share your view with us.


Back to top >>
advertisement