Picture this: you're a 19-year-old babysitter who takes on a new job for a single mom. You meet her two adorable kids and agree on everything, but on your first day, you discover a shocking secret: the mom has a third, severely-disabled child she never mentioned! 😲 That's what happened to one young woman, who was suddenly expected to care for the 11-year-old wheelchair user without any prior knowledge or experience. How did she handle this unexpected twist? Read on to find out! 📖
The Babysitting Job Begins 🏠
Meeting the Family 👩👧👦
Something's Off... 🤔
Agreeing on the Details 📝
First Day Surprise 😲
The Hidden Son Revealed 🤯
An Unexpected Responsibility 😨
"It's Like Caring for an Infant" 👶
Standing Her Ground 🚫
The Mom's Desperate Plea 🙏
Leaving the Job 💼
Mom's Reaction 😮
A Struggling Single Mom? 🤷♀️
A Huge Responsibility 😓
The Moral Dilemma 🤔
The Babysitter's Dilemma: Right or Wrong? 🤷
So, was our babysitter in the right for refusing to care for the disabled child she never agreed to look after, or should she have given the struggling single mom a chance to find a replacement? It's a tough call, and opinions are bound to be divided. 😬 Let's see what people have to say about this controversial situation... 🍿
NTA for refusing to babysit disabled child without proper training 😱
NTA for refusing to babysit disabled child. Mom should help.
Babysitter not at fault for refusing to care for disabled child 🙏
Mother hides disabled son from babysitter, tricking them into taking on more responsibility. Commenters express concern over child's well-being. 😔
Caring for disabled people requires training and safety checks. NTA.
Hiding a disabled child from the babysitter? Definitely NTA 👍
Commenter suggests mom should have offered to babysit instead 😊
Babysitter stands up for herself after mom's deceitful behavior 💪
Mother hides disabled son from babysitter. NTA suggests reporting to CPS.
NTA. You stood up for yourself and refused to be used 👏
Babysitting a severely disabled child without prior notice? NTA for declining. 👍
Employer's unfair treatment is illegal. Mom never had a job? 🤔
NTA for refusing to babysit disabled child without prior knowledge 🙏
Honesty is key when finding a babysitter for a disabled child 🙌
NTA. The mom misled and tried to take advantage of you 😡
NTA. Leaving was the responsible thing to do. 👍
Compassionate response to mother's misguided actions. 😢
Declining to babysit disabled child is responsible and reasonable. 👍
Babysitter not the a**hole for refusing to watch disabled child.
NTA. Leaving was the right choice. Legal problems avoided 🙌
NTA suggests resources for mom to properly care for disabled son. 👍
Babysitter not the a**hole for declining undisclosed extensive duties 😊
NTA defends babysitter's decision to not care for disabled child 👍
Concerned commenter advocates for disabled child's proper care. 🚧
Mom tricks babysitters into caring for disabled son. NTA response.
Babysitter discovers hidden disabled child, mom lies for convenience. NTA.
Commenter calls out mom's unacceptable behavior with shock and disbelief 😱
Supporting disabled people requires proper training 🙌
Commenter suspects more lies from mother hiding disabled son 😕
Trust your instincts and stand up for yourself. NTA 👍
Sitter called out for unethical behavior by commenters 👏
NTA commenter calls out mother for hiding disabled child 😱
Babysitter discovers hidden disabled child. NTA for refusing responsibility. 😱
Proper training is crucial when caring for disabled children 🙌
NTA calls out dangerous behavior of irresponsible mother 😱
Babysitter rightfully concerned about lack of training for disabled child 😱
Struggling mom's reputation in the neighborhood is ruined 😢
Babysitter deceived by mom hiding disabled son 😱 #NTA
Babysitter not at fault for undisclosed disabled child. NTA 👍
Empathetic commenter calls out lying mother, advises backing out. 👏
Deceived by the employer, NTA babysitter did nothing wrong 😊
Mother lies about job responsibilities, babysitter not at fault. NTA 👍
Run fast! 🏃♀️ NTA, huge red flags and gaslighting.
Mom's behavior towards disabled son sparks NTA response 👏
NTA admits lack of training for disabled child care 😕
Agreement made with hidden information? NTA stands firm 💪
Commenter calls out mom's behavior with strong sentiment 😱
🤯 Babysitter avoids legal responsibility and calls out mother's bad behavior. NTA
Babysitter shares horror story of being misled by a family 😱
Mother expects untrained babysitter to handle inappropriate tasks. NTA.
Compassion and accountability, but lying makes her the a**hole 🤷🏻♀️
Babysitter discovers shocking truth about disabled child's mother. NTA.
NTA calls out irresponsible mother for hiding disabled son. 😱
Babysitter rightfully claims NTA for undisclosed special needs child 😊
Mom hides disabled son from babysitter 😱 NTA's advice
Babysitter stands up to mom, NTA, with a sassy reply 👏
Whispering support for OP's not the a-hole stance 👍
Supportive comment for babysitter who discovered hidden disabled child 👏
Proud of you for leaving. NTA. Proper training is crucial. 💪
Babysitting horror story shared, empathy for disabled child and mother.
Babysitting a disabled child requires proper training and liability coverage. 🧐
Commenter suggests letting mom take care of disabled son 👍