I think many of us would argue that being a parent is the hardest job in the world. There’s so many pressures to be a good parent to your child that it can sometimes become too much.
Sadly, many parents often deal with their struggles on their own and don’t get the help they need to deal with the mounting pressures they feel. We’ve unfortunately seen too many instances of parents who become overwhelmed and frustrated and take their frustrations out on themselves and even their children. When mental illness is involved often times there are tragic results that affect entire families.
A Florida mother now stands accused of committing the ultimate crime against her own child, and the details are horrific and sad.
31-year-old Tina Farrington is in court charged with the murder of her own child, 4-year-old daughter Taina Paige. The woman is accused of suffocating her daughter and throwing her body in a garbage dumpster.
This tragic story is once again shedding a light on mental health and mental health issues with her lawyer alleging that Farrington could have been suffering at the time of her daughter’s death.