23-year old Kayla Oxenham is facing felony child abuse charges she branded her five and seven-year old children so she would know which kids were hers.
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The children told authorities that their mom used a lighter to burn a stick and then branded the children by putting the hot stick on their arms.
Police say Oxenham, who is reportedly works as a medical assistant, told the children the branding had two purposes, so that the kids could have ice cream and so that she could identify which children were hers.
Oxenham had previously been investigated for allegedly grabbing the five-year old by the hair and slamming her head into a wall.
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