Bernadette Hester is accused of leaving her 7 children alone at an Extended Stay Motel in Dekalb County, Ga. last weekend while she made a trip to Miami. The children range in age of 3 months to 10-years.

Hotel management discovered the children alone and hungry in the room and notified police that they needed help.

The 29-year-old Hester was arrested upon her return from Atlanta and refused to talk to detectives.