Teen Defies Aunt's Extreme Rules While Babysitting Cousins: Hero or Overstepping Boundaries? 😲

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An 18-year-old girl found herself in a difficult situation while babysitting her two young cousins. Her aunt, a self-proclaimed hippie, enforced strict rules on her children, including a highly restrictive diet and a refusal to accept modern medicine. The teen noticed the negative impact these rules had on her cousins and decided to defy her aunt's wishes. However, when her actions were discovered, the family was thrown into chaos. Was she right to intervene or did she overstep her boundaries?

Aunt's Strict Rules 📜

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Dietary Restrictions 🥦

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Babysitting Duties 👩‍👧‍👦

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Malnourished Cousins 😞

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Noticing the Impact 😟

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Breaking the Rules 🍕

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Glasses for Better Vision 👓

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Caught Red-Handed 😱

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Aunt's Furious Reaction 😡

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Consequences and Support 🏠

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Friends' Opinions 💬

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Seeking Help 📞

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CPS Considerations 🚨

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Father Found! 🎉

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Contacting the Dad 💌

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Taking Action 📢

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Summary: A Difficult Decision 🤷

An 18-year-old girl was faced with a moral dilemma while babysitting her malnourished cousins, who were subjected to their mother's extreme rules. She decided to defy her aunt's wishes, providing the children with a more balanced diet and getting glasses for her visually impaired cousin. When her actions were discovered, the family was thrown into chaos. With some support from her grandmother and friends, she's now seeking help from the children's father and considering contacting CPS if necessary. Was her decision justified or did she overstep her boundaries? Share your thoughts in the comments below. 💭

NTA babysitter defies extreme rules, commenters urge CPS involvement 🚨

Specific-Succotash-8 | Specific-Succotash-8

Aunt's extreme rules border on abuse, commenter says 😱

mlogolepsy | mlogolepsy

Commenter suggests calling social services due to neglectful aunt.

CrystalQueen3000 | CrystalQueen3000

NTA reports neglect to CPS, commenters explain possible outcomes and process.

13miyoun | 13miyoun

Supportive comment and humorous reply to call CPS on abusive aunt 👏

Smitty_80013 | Smitty_80013

NTA. Contact the school with the doctor's note for support 👍

Ahsoka88 | Ahsoka88

Commenter calls out neglectful aunt, advocates for social services intervention. 💪

WTF-Did-I-JustRead88 | WTF-Did-I-JustRead88

Report the denial of medical care to CPS immediately 🚨

EmpressJainaSolo | EmpressJainaSolo

Teen takes on parenting role, seeks help for abused cousins. 🙏

JCBashBash | JCBashBash

Babysitting gone wrong: Withholding medical treatment and starving children 🤯

TimisAllia | TimisAllia

Aunt's extreme rules are a danger to her children's wellbeing 😱

SamW20910 | SamW20910

Serious accusation of abuse against aunt while babysitting. 🤨

jobrummy | jobrummy

Commenter suggests calling CPS for neglectful aunt. 🚨

TrainingLittle4117 | TrainingLittle4117

Denying medical devices and malnourishment is abuse. NTA.

duckieleo | duckieleo

Serious concern raised about neglectful babysitting. 🚨

Little_Season3410 | Little_Season3410

Commenter suggests calling CPS on neglectful aunt, defended by a reply.

stunted_jest | stunted_jest

Teen babysitter defies extreme rules to feed starving cousins. 🙌

Special-Attitude-242 | Special-Attitude-242

Teen babysitter defies extreme rules to help troubled family. 🙌

lauraisabelgonzalez | lauraisabelgonzalez

Urgent plea to call CPS sparks concern in comment section 🚨

mcdonaldsfrenchfri | mcdonaldsfrenchfri

Standing up for neglected children: NTA defies extreme rules 💪

enbysquad | enbysquad

NTA calls for CPS intervention in abusive babysitting situation. 🚨

SquiggleMePengu | SquiggleMePengu

Concerned commenter suggests calling protective services for neglected children.

Jensooverstupid | Jensooverstupid

Urgent call to action to protect children's well-being. 🚨

Everyone_callsme_Dad | Everyone_callsme_Dad

Neglected kids, abusive aunt, and a grounded babysitter. 🤷‍♀️

girl34pp | girl34pp

Defying extreme rules while babysitting: NTA or overstepping?

unacabron | unacabron

Neglectful aunt gets called out for eyeglasses issue. #NTA 😠

ghostwriter623 | ghostwriter623

Standing up for neglected kids while babysitting. 💪

brittanybookworm | brittanybookworm

NTA, but CPS may need to be involved for child's welfare 🚨

Renegade_Angel_ | Renegade_Angel_

Commenter suggests reporting abusive aunt to CPS for control.

May_I_inquire | May_I_inquire

Defying extreme rules to protect kids from abuse. Huge NTA 👏

Martinifc | Martinifc

Urgent call to action with a touch of sarcasm 😂

abaldwi86 | abaldwi86

Urgent call to action: Child protective services needed to save cousins 🚨

Spicy-mindfulness | Spicy-mindfulness

Resourceful teen buys cousin glasses with own money 😎

Primary-Criticism929 | Primary-Criticism929

Urgent call to action: Neglected children need child services intervention

mnbvcdo | mnbvcdo

Veganism and child-rearing: NTA's advice on a delicate balance 🤗

mealteamsixty | mealteamsixty

NtA, but drastic measures needed: commenter suggests calling CPS 🚨

Redomens | Redomens

Aunt's extreme rules endanger nephew's health, CPS intervention necessary 😱

angmac01 | angmac01

Stand up for what's right 💪 Report abuse to CPS

Rolling_Beardo | Rolling_Beardo

NTA suggests reporting to CPS for child abuse. Serious situation 😱

Spicy_Alien_Baby | Spicy_Alien_Baby

Taking matters into your own hands? 🤔

Coonpath | Coonpath

Concerned commenter suggests calling CPS for neglected children. 🚨

Quick_Paint_8645 | Quick_Paint_8645

Concerned commenter suggests calling CPS for child neglect and abuse 🚨

shannamarie91 | shannamarie91

Teen stands up against abusive aunt while babysitting 💪

Crafty_Engineer_ | Crafty_Engineer_

Urgent action needed: Report abuse to school and CPS immediately! 🚨

Murderbunny13 | Murderbunny13

Commenter suggests calling CPS to protect children. 🚨

Bonfi-Aurora | Bonfi-Aurora

NTA suggests extreme situation. Is CPS really necessary? 🤔

rynknit | rynknit

Concerned commenter suggests contacting Child Services for neglected cousins 🚨

HeavyGogs | HeavyGogs

NTA calls for CPS intervention due to child abuse concerns 🚨

BadwolfRoseTyler | BadwolfRoseTyler

Babysitter defies aunt's extreme rules, but kids need more help 😔

Opulence320 | Opulence320

Urgent call to action to protect children from harmful aunt 🚨

Much-Science352 | Much-Science352

👍 Teen stands up to abusive aunt while babysitting cousins

rainbow_mak3r | rainbow_mak3r

Is calling CPS the only solution? ESH 🤔

Tiseye | Tiseye

Aunt neglects and abuses kids, school should be informed 🚨


Teen babysitter defies neglectful aunt's extreme rules 💪

BettyWho69 | BettyWho69

Babysitter defies aunt's unhealthy rules, seeks help to find dad 🙏

littlered27603 | littlered27603

Babysitting gone wrong? Teen steps up, but CPS needed 🚨

purroway22 | purroway22

Urgent plea to prioritize children's nutrition over extreme diets 🚨

SaltyBar8574 | SaltyBar8574

Commenter calls for CPS intervention in extreme parenting situation.

LyallaTime | LyallaTime

Commenter calls out extreme rules as child abuse 🔥

danocathouse | danocathouse

Commenter calls out medical neglect while babysitting, sparks concern 🚨

Ethelfleda | Ethelfleda

Standing up against abuse: NTA suggests calling CPS 🙌

Gay_Genius | Gay_Genius

Urgent call to action: Is the situation really that bad?

typhlosion109 | typhlosion109

Denying a child glasses? NTA calls for reporting the aunt 😱

Katy_moxie | Katy_moxie

Defying extreme rules while babysitting: NTA or overstepping boundaries? 🤔

diabolikul1 | diabolikul1

Babysitter defies extreme rules, sparks debate over child abuse prevention 😱

princessbizz | princessbizz

Babysitter stands up for herself, feeds kids non-organic food 😂

AJWordsmith | AJWordsmith

Urgent action needed: Protecting children from overbearing aunt 🚨

wrongplanet1 | wrongplanet1

Concerned comment suggests contacting CPS for child abuse. NTA.

6ft9man | 6ft9man

Taking a stand: Should CPS be called on extreme parenting?

Aggressive-Sample612 | Aggressive-Sample612

Serious accusations made against babysitter, sparking legal and safety concerns 🤨

potatobugblue | potatobugblue

Commenter suggests calling CPS, others disagree. 😕

Shebalba64205 | Shebalba64205

Support for NTA comment calling out abuse 👏

littlebumny | littlebumny

NTA suggests extreme situation. Is CPS really necessary? 🤔

AtheistComic | AtheistComic

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