(NEWSER) – Kari Anne Roy found herself having to explain her parenting to police and Child Protective Services recently—and all because she let her children play outside unsupervised. In a blog post from earlier this month that's getting some attention, Roy explains that it all started when she answered the door to find a woman she didn't know, with Roy's 6-year-old son in tow.
"He was all the way down there, with no adult," the woman explained, so she brought him home. "Down there," as Roy writes, was a park bench visible from her front porch, about 150 yards away. The boy and his 8-year-old sister had been playing there, with their dog, until the girl and the dog went home. "There's a walking trail," the Austin woman explains to WTSP.
"They come out here and they walk around the trail." After the woman left, the next person to come to Roy's door was a police officer. Police confirmed the investigation to WTSP.