Babysitter's Dilemma: High-Quality Care or Discounted Price? 🤷‍♀️

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Diply | Diply

Meet our 19-year-old 'Super Sitter' who's no stranger to handling kids. With years of experience, Montessori training, and a CPR certification under her belt, she's the go-to choice for parents seeking top-notch care for their little ones. But what happens when a request for a discount leads to an unexpected showdown? Let's dive into this dramatic tale. 🍿

Meet the Super Sitter! 👧🎈

gymnerd813 | gymnerd813

A Premium Service at a Premium Price 💰

gymnerd813 | gymnerd813

An Unexpected Request 🙄

gymnerd813 | gymnerd813

A Compromise, or So She Thought... 😏

gymnerd813 | gymnerd813

A Shocking Discovery 😮

gymnerd813 | gymnerd813

Left in the Lurch 🤦‍♀️

gymnerd813 | gymnerd813

Chaos Unleashed 🌪

gymnerd813 | gymnerd813

Safety Hazards Everywhere! ⚠️

gymnerd813 | gymnerd813

A Tough Conversation 😤

gymnerd813 | gymnerd813

A Repeat Request... and a Firm Stand 🙅‍♀️

gymnerd813 | gymnerd813

The Backlash Begins 😡

gymnerd813 | gymnerd813

A Community Divided 🤔

gymnerd813 | gymnerd813

Caught in the Crossfire: A Babysitter's Battle for Fair Pay 💸

Our 'Super Sitter' found herself in a whirlwind of chaos after agreeing to a discounted rate for a friend of a friend. From a house in disarray to unruly children and unexpected chores, she had to navigate a minefield of challenges. When she stood her ground, demanding fair pay for her services, she was met with a barrage of online backlash. Accused of greed and facing a divided community, she's left questioning her decision. Let's see how the internet weighs in on this predicament... 🕵️‍♀️

NTA: Babysitting for free? Only a monster would expect that!

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NTA. Explain the situation and set boundaries to avoid future trouble. 👍

valsavana | valsavana

NTA: Babysitter deserves fair pay and respect for her job 💪

mountaingoat05 | mountaingoat05

Report her to CPS? Not so fast, here's why...

AdministrativeSkill3 | AdministrativeSkill3

Nta: Babysitter values her time, not their maid. 🤷‍♀️

cultqueennn | cultqueennn

NTA. Upfront pricing, but she dumped extra hardship on you. 🤷‍♀️

Sharikacat | Sharikacat

NTA! Seek help from CPS for this babysitter dilemma 👏

museisnotyours | museisnotyours

NTA. Reporting her to child protective services is justified. No more discounts.

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Stand your ground! Know your worth and don't settle for less. 💪

Becausepancakes_ | Becausepancakes_

NTA. Some people are just not worth the hassle. 🤷‍♀️

LefthandedLemur | LefthandedLemur

Babysitter seeks clarification on cleaning agreement and payment. 🤷‍♀️

black_dragonfly13 | black_dragonfly13

Babysitter accused of demanding cleaning services and leaving bad reviews. 👀

ilco88 | ilco88

NTA. Stand up for yourself and expose her manipulative behavior! 🤪

Dangerfyeld | Dangerfyeld

Engaging with skepticism and explaining the babysitter's extensive experience 🤔

lucia-pacciola | lucia-pacciola

Stand your ground! Get paid for all 4 kids! 💪

jilapala | jilapala

NTA - Stand your ground and demand fair compensation. 🤷‍♀️

PurrrrmanentFixture | PurrrrmanentFixture

Babysitter defends wanting fair pay, refuses to work for entitled clients. 🤷‍♀️

henchwench89 | henchwench89

NTA. She CB'ed you to drop the price and then completely under-represented the amount of work you would have to do. And then complained that you didn't do it well. I would just block her contact. Also, this is why you should never "discount" your rates for someone with a sob story. You devalued your work and now she wants to continue to take advantage of you. Totally within your rights to demand a higher rate for more kids AND all of the conditions you described. If she wants to pay less, she can find someone else to babysit. But if her kids and house are as you described, my guess is that she has a lot of one-time babysitters who never return. You would be wise to put yourself on that list.

wilburstiltskin | wilburstiltskin

NTA. Entitled woman tries to violate deal, friends are ridiculous. 🤷‍♀️

ViolasDIL | ViolasDIL

"Of course you're only in it for the money." 💰 Definitely NTA.

croweturtle | croweturtle

Standing up for yourself and children's safety. Stick to your worth! 💪

JDLatina | JDLatina

Helped her out, but it backfired! Contact the mod ASAP 🚨

pattiofurnitire | pattiofurnitire

Crappy mom? Let's dive into this babysitting dilemma! 🤷‍♀️

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"NTA for wanting to pay a babysitter for their service! 👏🏻"

GurgleQueen636 | GurgleQueen636

NTA for refusing to clean and dealing with a liar. 🙌

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"Only in it for the money" 😂 Who can relate?


👏 Stand your ground! Don't let people take advantage of you!

Jcaseykcsee | Jcaseykcsee

"LOL. We're all in it for the money, right? 😂"

cabalamat | cabalamat

Babysitting: Is it wrong to be in it for the money? 💰

Cent1234 | Cent1234

Babysitting for money? NTA! Report her messy house condition! 🤷‍♀️

Otan781012 | Otan781012

Getting paid for a job is completely normal. NTA! 👏

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NTA. Who isn't into working for the money?!? 💰

ameinias | ameinias

Babysitter goes above and beyond, deserves higher wage! 👏

Flinglehopper | Flinglehopper

OP is praised for being a rare gem in childcare 🤷‍♀️

Whenitrainsitpours86 | Whenitrainsitpours86

NTA. Friend of a friend breaks agreement. 💯

Djhinnwe | Djhinnwe

Passionate defense of being paid well for quality babysitting. 💪

Mashy6012 | Mashy6012

Babysitter's dilemma: NTA, people taking advantage of sitters 🤷‍♀️

boringgirl2 | boringgirl2

Teachers and caregivers deserve fair compensation for their work. NTA 👏

lucybrucy | lucybrucy

Report to CPS for lack of appropriate food? NTA! 👏

miss_hush | miss_hush

Young nanny stands her ground and rejects unfair pay. NTA 👏

kylestopthrowingfood | kylestopthrowingfood

"NTA. Money talks, amirite? 🤷‍♀️"

JessHas4Dogs | JessHas4Dogs

Stand your ground and demand what you deserve! 💪

JackedLikeThor | JackedLikeThor

Young nanny stands up for fair pay. NTA! 👏

boredterra | boredterra

"In it for the money? Who isn't? Offer free babysitting!"

murdershethrew | murdershethrew

Babysitter shares horror story 🏠😱, advises how to protect yourself 🛡️

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Commenter warns babysitter about potential risks and low payment. 😳

kelabubu | kelabubu

Babysitting over 300 families? How did you manage that? 🤷‍♀️

antigoneelectra | antigoneelectra

NTA: Demand double pay if they don't value your work 💪

CasTheMagicDragon | CasTheMagicDragon

NTA: Money is the motive, but people can be clueless 😱

jaxattax518 | jaxattax518

Babysitter stands her ground and cleans Hades-like house. 🤷‍♀️

SnooChipmunks3950 | SnooChipmunks3950

Fighting back against defamation: NTA considers legal action 🤜


NTA! Setting up my sitter for success 👏🏻

jhonotan1 | jhonotan1

"Clearly, you are NOT your average babysitter." 👏🤷‍♀️

kw81396 | kw81396

Curious for an update on this not-the-a**hole situation! 🤷‍♀️

SnooObjections738 | SnooObjections738

NTA - Stand up for your worth! 💯

Doodler71 | Doodler71

NTA for not wanting to provide free childcare. Let's read!

GenesisSummoner | GenesisSummoner

Parents need to understand the value of quality babysitting. 👨‍🍳

theyellowsummer | theyellowsummer

NTA! Hilarious comment shuts down unreasonable client 🤣

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NTA. Report her for leaving medication within children's reach! 😱

B0r0B1rd | B0r0B1rd

NTA: Babysitter's dilemma sparks debate on quality vs. price 🤷‍♀️

eyespy_1 | eyespy_1

NTA. Your time has value. 💰 It isn't fair for you to do all that extra work for less than agreed upon. You have bills to pay too. 💸

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