Rie Fujii (Dominick and Gemini's mother) is currently serving an eight year prison term in Alberta. When that is over she will be deported and will (most certainly) go home to Japan, where her wealthy family will put her in a mental institution.
Some of the newspaper articles say she left them for ten days.
Google her name, if you want the rest of the story. This happened the same year as the Andrea Yates horror - WHY don't people accept that sometimes mothers need help?
And how can people treat their children like they're disposable?