Police said the children were covered in bruises, hungry and living without power and food.
On her way to jail, Dickinson said she was thankful to police for the wake-up call and that her kids meant everything to her, police said.
Dickinson asked if she could smoke a cigarette, then said she shouldn’t be smoking because she was pregnant, police said.
Police did not release the ages of the children.
Dickinson is being held without bail at the Seminole County Jail.