Police Say Mom Was Distracted by Facebook While Her Baby Drowned in Bathtub

WWe all know how consuming social media can be. I think many of us are guilty of staring at our screens more than we should, but social media has also become a way for many people, moms especially, to feel connected to a greater community.

Sadly, people tend to get distracted by social media, which is what one mother says happened when she left her 8 month old alone in a bathtub with the water running.

Her daughter drowned in the tub and now the mother is facing charges.

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Kelli

Kelli is a Canadian living in the US with a longstanding love affair with entertainment news and celebrity gossip. She has written about it for some of the most popular websites in both Canada and the US including Entertainment Tonight Canada, I'm Not Obsessed and Babble. When she's not chauffeuring her 4 kids back and forth to the rink for various hockey and figure skating activities, she can be found glued to Netflix or reading a great book.

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