Uncle Drops Babysitting Bombshell: No More Favors! 😱

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Diply | Diply

Imagine being the cool uncle who loves spending time with his nieces and nephew. You're always there for a night of babysitting to give their parents a break. But one day, a casual favor turns into a two-week commitment without warning! 😳 That's exactly what happened to our protagonist, who's now caught in a family drama that has everyone taking sides. Let's dive into this wild story and find out why this uncle decided to put his foot down. 🦶🔥

The Loving Uncle 💕

caiajoy | caiajoy

A Room for the Kids 🛏️

caiajoy | caiajoy

A Call for Help 📞

caiajoy | caiajoy

A Few Hours Turn into Weeks 😨

caiajoy | caiajoy

Calling for Backup 🆘

caiajoy | caiajoy

The Grandparents Step In 👵👴

caiajoy | caiajoy

Taking Responsibility 🤷

caiajoy | caiajoy

The Big Decision 🚫

caiajoy | caiajoy

Parents Need a Break? 🤔

caiajoy | caiajoy

Taking Sides ⚖️

caiajoy | caiajoy

The Future of Babysitting 🌟

caiajoy | caiajoy

The Sibling Bond 💔

caiajoy | caiajoy

Uncle's Babysitting Dilemma: To Watch or Not to Watch? 🤷‍♂️

Caught in a whirlwind of family drama, our protagonist is torn between his love for his nieces and nephew and the need to set boundaries with their parents. 😩 After being unexpectedly left with the kids for two weeks, he's decided to put an end to his babysitting days. But is he being too harsh? 🤔 His partner and parents support his decision, while others think he's overreacting. Let's see what the internet thinks of this sticky situation... 🍿

NTA for refusing to babysit again, commenters suggest reporting parents.

SonorousBlack | SonorousBlack

Babysitting without insurance info? 😱 Here's what to do.

justtoread79 | justtoread79

Dumping kids without notice and instruction, NTA for being furious 😠

GroundLittle4469 | GroundLittle4469

Trust broken: Niece and nephew overstay babysitting hours. NTA's dilemma.

03throwaway03 | 03throwaway03

Uncle babysits 4 kids for 3 weeks, gets $100 payment. 😡

mascnz | mascnz

Uncle saves the day by not calling cops on negligent parents 😎

Bubbly-Manufacturer | Bubbly-Manufacturer

Commenter suggests calling CPS after mother abandons her kids. 😱

awyllt | awyllt

Canceled camping trip due to SIL's lack of planning. 😱

loocievanpelt | loocievanpelt

Uncle left to babysit for two weeks without warning. NTA.

gedvondur | gedvondur

Sister-in-law committed child abandonment and NTA for refusing favors 😱

HowardProject | HowardProject

Commenter suggests calling CPS due to SIL's entitled behavior

Sam_Renee | Sam_Renee

Uncle stands up to lying parent, commenters praise decision. 💪

Homer_04_13 | Homer_04_13

NTA. Commenter expresses concern for safety of abandoned kids. 😱

bright_copperkettles | bright_copperkettles

Commenter calls out SIL's fishy story, suggests child services intervention.

goeatacactus | goeatacactus

Standing up for being childfree, NTA! 👏

buricco | buricco

Uncle stands up for himself after being accused of being dramatic 😠

the_last_basselope | the_last_basselope

NTA stands for Not The A-hole and this commenter is definitely NTA! They suggest giving the mother 48 hours to come back, or else CPS will be called. The commenter also raises valid concerns about the safety of the children if this happens again. 😱

fuzzywabbitt | fuzzywabbitt

Brother and SIL are TA for abandoning their kids. 😠

A_Brit_Abroad | A_Brit_Abroad

Comment directs OP to a helpful subreddit for childfree individuals.

SEcouture | SEcouture

Uncle stands up to entitled family who took advantage of him 😊

cultqueennn | cultqueennn

Commenter suggests calling CPS due to premeditated abandonment of children 😱

Bairbearbarebear | Bairbearbarebear

Young and needy kids require a lot of attention! 🤷🏼‍♀️

booeychuk | booeychuk

Commenter calls out insane behavior of neglectful parents. 😱

yourlittlebirdie | yourlittlebirdie

Unexpected babysitting duty leads to mixed emotions 😕

Morrigan-71 | Morrigan-71

NTA, but the 'never again' may harm the kids 😔

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SIL lied and abandoned her kids. NTA for setting boundaries. 👍

RoriBeedm | RoriBeedm

NTA gets support, thread recommended for convincing family.

cutiepatutie614 | cutiepatutie614

Uncle refuses last-minute babysitting request, sparks family drama 😱

diatho | diatho

Suggests taking kids to their house for babysitting. Set guidelines.

[deleted] | [deleted]

Family drama! NTA babysitter deserves an apology 🙏

jtillery1 | jtillery1

Don't reward AH behavior. Send presents, not babysitting services. 🎁

awkwardly_competent | awkwardly_competent

Commenter calls out dishonesty and irresponsibility with shock emoji

Narcissa96 | Narcissa96

NTA for not wanting to babysit for unreliable parents. 😢

jennyther | jennyther

No more free babysitting? NTA wants update on AHs.

gnixfim | gnixfim

Enforcing boundaries is key. Don't let anyone take advantage. 👍

endearinglysarcastic | endearinglysarcastic

Report to CPS and talk to her doctor. NTA.

ebwoods1 | ebwoods1

NTA calmly defends against accusations of being dramatic 🤬

pineapple1347 | pineapple1347

Unexpected 2-week babysitting request leads to justified frustration. 🤔

JadedSlayer | JadedSlayer

Uncle's babysitting betrayal leads to loss of trust. 😱

eatthebunnytoo | eatthebunnytoo

NTA for refusing to babysit after being lied to and manipulated 🙌

Past_Perspective_625 | Past_Perspective_625

Abandoning kids for 2 weeks? NTA, but gobsmacking behavior 🤯

TeamChaos17 | TeamChaos17

Aunt stands her ground against disrespectful brother and sister-in-law. 💪

Spectator872 | Spectator872

Mom wants a break? She can do the watching. 😊 #NTA

gytherin | gytherin

Parent appalled by friend's deception and abandonment of 4 kids.

Space_Creep13 | Space_Creep13

NTA suggests involving CPS. Stick to your guns, OP! 💪

Vaderisagoodguy | Vaderisagoodguy

Commenter sympathizes with OP and calls out brother and SIL.

Blinkdabunny | Blinkdabunny

NTA for refusing to babysit after being taken advantage of.

yellowchaitea | yellowchaitea

Commenter finds humor in situation, compares it to TV show.

artemis1860 | artemis1860

Uncle puts his foot down after sister abandons kids. 😱

Gigafive | Gigafive

Setting boundaries with family can be tough. Reporting to CPS?

The_Amazing_Username | The_Amazing_Username

Babysitting gone wrong? Commenters discuss lack of preparation 🤔

Squinky75 | Squinky75

Commenter calls out brother's lie, says NTA. 😊


Parent calls out neglectful SIL for abandoning kids with uncle

Blah7654 | Blah7654

Commenter advises against involving CPS, suggests empathetic approach instead.


Leaving kids for 2 weeks without prior arrangement? Not cool! 😑

W1cKed1ov3ly | W1cKed1ov3ly

Commenter finds Uncle's behavior weird and wrong. 🤔

brydeswhale | brydeswhale

NTA commenter suggests calling CPS for abandoned kids. 😱

09Klr650 | 09Klr650

Uncle's two-week babysitting nightmare, NTA and done with favors 😡

throwaway1295033 | throwaway1295033

Concerned commenter suggests involving CPS for children's safety. 🚨

TigerMage2020 | TigerMage2020

Parent's behavior is unacceptable and disrespectful towards babysitter.

kat_bell123 | kat_bell123

Uncle refuses to babysit, commenter supports decision. 😊

twentycharacterz | twentycharacterz

Charge for babysitting services, NTA comment suggests 💰

nanettehimmelfarb | nanettehimmelfarb

Commenter distrusts unreliable family members for babysitting. 🙅

DawnWench | DawnWench

Brother and SIL's behavior towards babysitting is unacceptable. NTA.

incognitoville | incognitoville

SIL abandoned her kids at your house. NTA for being angry! 😡

SplitDowntown9917 | SplitDowntown9917

Comment suggests better consequences for SIL's behavior with empathy.

AnnaBanana3468 | AnnaBanana3468

NTA for setting boundaries with entitled family members. 🙌

NotSoAverage_sister | NotSoAverage_sister

Babysitting nightmare! NTA for refusing to do it again 😱

fluffbag1 | fluffbag1

Betrayed by family: Babysitting turned into a nightmare. 😱

Savage_Sloth123 | Savage_Sloth123

Commenter stands up for themselves after being taken advantage of 😤

Water_Balloon_Tits | Water_Balloon_Tits

Stand your ground! Don't let entitled family take advantage. 🙌

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