Family Emergency Denied: The Babysitting Debacle 😱

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We've all had our fair share of babysitting horror stories, but this one takes the cake! 🎂 Six months ago, our protagonist watched her niece and nephew for five days while her sister and brother-in-law were on vacation. The kids were absolute terrors, causing damage to her home. When she asked her sister to pay for the damages, the sister refused. Our protagonist vowed never to babysit again. Fast forward to a recent family emergency, and the sister is back, begging for help. What happens next? Let's dive in! 🏊‍♀️

The Babysitting Nightmare Begins 😈

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Doggy Distress 🐶😰

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The Aftermath of a 'Funny' Prank 😠

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The Damage Done 😖

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Sister's Reaction 😒

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Paying for the Damage? 💸

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Sister's Refusal 🤯

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The Babysitting Ban 🚫

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Family Emergency Strikes ⚠️

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Desperate Plea for Help 🙏

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Standing Her Ground 🚧

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Persistent Sister 📞

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Unsolved Childcare Dilemma 🤷‍♀️

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Other Sister's Opinion 🗣️

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Standing Firm on Her Decision 💪

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Babysitting Ban Stands Strong 💥

After a disastrous babysitting experience, our protagonist put her foot down and refused to watch her niece and nephew again. When her sister came knocking with a family emergency, she stood her ground, despite the desperate pleas and numerous phone calls. 📵 With the rest of the family chiming in, our protagonist remains firm in her decision. She believes she doesn't owe her sister any childcare after being left with a hefty bill caused by her nephew's antics. 🚫💰 Let's see what the internet thinks of this sticky situation... 👀

NTA stands their ground after sister's kids harm property and dog.

PhantomNiffler | PhantomNiffler

Setting boundaries and standing up for yourself. NTA 👍

highwoodshady | highwoodshady

Taking responsibility for your kid's actions is important 👍

Iziama94 | Iziama94

Sister burned the bridge, husband could leave work. NTA 👍

MyRockySpine | MyRockySpine

Sister's kid locks dog in laundry room, refuses to pay. NTA.

DaniCapsFan | DaniCapsFan

ESH, but maybe focus on nephew's punishment instead of wall damage 🤔

LadyMish | LadyMish

Setting boundaries and respecting possessions - NTA comment 👍

missunderstoodbitch | missunderstoodbitch

Dog's separation anxiety causes babysitting disaster, NTA deserves compensation. 🐶

Amethoran | Amethoran

NTA stands firm on denying babysitting request, no regrets 😎

duckysmomma | duckysmomma

Dog with separation anxiety locked up? NTA stands up.

Chicken_and_chips07 | Chicken_and_chips07

Entitled parents and bratty kids? NTA for saying no! 🙌

haveabunderfulday | haveabunderfulday

ESH according to commenter, but family emergency trumps petty squabble.

Flabnoodles | Flabnoodles

Why hire a babysitter for babysitting? NTA made sense 😍

judge1492 | judge1492

Sister's entitled behavior gets what it deserves. NTA 👏

ADawg28 | ADawg28

Unpaid damages risk makes free childcare a no-go. 😱

maggienetism | maggienetism

Standing up to entitled parent who refused to pay damages 💪

iluvcats17 | iluvcats17

Offering help for a family member in need. 👍

whenitrainsitpours4 | whenitrainsitpours4

Babysitting gone wrong, ESH but mostly OP. Sister justifiably weirded out 😕

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Animal cruelty is a deal-breaker, even for babysitting 😱

Araucaria2024 | Araucaria2024

Engaging response to questionable family emergency situation 🤔

mango1588 | mango1588

Sister's entitlement leads to babysitting privilege revoked 🙄

unc0uth | unc0uth

Mom shows up unannounced to guilt-trip, doesn't take responsibility. NTA 👏

reclaimation | reclaimation

Sister being entitled, OP not obliged to babysit. NTA 👍

marheena | marheena

Animal cruelty? No thanks. You're NTA for saying no.

FatherDuncanSinners | FatherDuncanSinners

Dog abuse and lack of apology, would you let them back? 🐶

ozbirder | ozbirder

Nephew damages house, sister refuses to pay. NTA for refusing.

jairatraci | jairatraci

Opportunistic response to a bridge-burning family member. 😎

EnterTheMunch | EnterTheMunch

NTA. Sister's kid locked dog in room on purpose. Stand ground 💪

Colourful_Dream | Colourful_Dream

Setting boundaries and holding people accountable. 💪

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Taking responsibility and avoiding trouble as a babysitter. 🙌

starwarschick16 | starwarschick16

NTA. You told her. The rest is Not Your Problem. 😎

CapriciousLeLe | CapriciousLeLe

Sibling drama and bad parenting lead to babysitting disaster. 🤪

Apoliticalbear | Apoliticalbear

From AH to NTA: Babysitting gone wrong 😱

TypicalAnxiety | TypicalAnxiety

Standing up for oneself and setting boundaries. 💪

2catsaretheminimum | 2catsaretheminimum

Setting boundaries and respecting property isn't childish 👍

QueenLisa007 | QueenLisa007

Don't shame someone for not babysitting, do it yourself 👍

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Pets are family too, and sometimes the chosen family is better. NTA.

Adalaide78 | Adalaide78

DIY drywall patching suggested, sister should help and pay. 💪

mrelcee | mrelcee

Sister's lack of responsibility will have consequences for her kids 🙅

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A lesson in responsibility: replacing a broken toy at 4 👍

lishishness | lishishness

Setting boundaries is key. 👍

vegan_anal_gravy | vegan_anal_gravy

Standing up for yourself and your pet 🐶. NTA.

adshef | adshef

Passive-aggressive comment throws shade at absent family members 🤷‍♀️

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No family support, NTA suggests sister may be the problem 🤔

Czechs_out | Czechs_out

Mom's refusal to take responsibility for her kid's actions. NTA 👍

razumny | razumny

Setting boundaries with babysitting requests. 🙌

emp9th | emp9th

Stand your ground and protect your property! 💪

artieart99 | artieart99

No free childcare owed after being stiffed with a bill 💯

NYCMusicMarathon | NYCMusicMarathon

Taking responsibility for your child's actions is important. 👍

smautastisch | smautastisch

NTA. Comment explains COVID transmission and suggests alternative childcare arrangements.

ladysuccubus | ladysuccubus

Respect goes both ways. NTA for setting boundaries 👍

henchwench89 | henchwench89

Dog abuse is not a joke 🐶 NTA

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Mess with the cat, face the consequences 🐱👊

Thatvideogamenerd | Thatvideogamenerd

Sister's lack of apology makes NTA comment valid 👍

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Dog's care > her kids' care. No apology, no babysitting fee.

Infernov79 | Infernov79

Supportive comment for mistreated dog. Heartfelt hug for soul dog 💖

Throwaway41790a | Throwaway41790a

No obligation to babysit, other family members can help 👍

lindslindslindsss | lindslindslindsss

Setting boundaries with family can be tough, but NTA 👍

Maximum_System_7819 | Maximum_System_7819

NTA stands up to disrespectful sister in babysitting debacle 😊

Unidentifiedten | Unidentifiedten

Standing up for yourself: NTA comment shuts down blame game 💪

kristinfinity | kristinfinity

Sister wants babysitting during Covid? NTA for saying no 🙌

nerdy3000 | nerdy3000

Unannounced visit puts her in AH territory. NTA wins.

aoife_too | aoife_too

NTA holds neighbor accountable for their actions with consequences 👏

Dachshundmom5 | Dachshundmom5

Dog locked up by nephew, sister responsible for her kids. NTA 👍

mioclio | mioclio

Sister's bad parenting and entitlement causes babysitting disaster. NTA 👍

diaperedwoman | diaperedwoman

No obligation to help an entitled parent. NTA 👍

xespri | xespri

Sister's entitled behavior backfires, causing babysitting disaster 🤪

newmumwhodis | newmumwhodis

NTA stands their ground in babysitting debate amidst COVID concerns 😱

Snoo80806 | Snoo80806

Satisfying revenge on sister for not fixing son's damages 😂

SensibleSuzi | SensibleSuzi

Setting boundaries is important, NTA. Burned bridge, but worth it. 😊

kptl132 | kptl132

Protect the doggos at all cost 🐶! NTA for denying entry.

weirddevil | weirddevil

Setting boundaries with family 👍

Boreus29 | Boreus29

Unpaid babysitting for demon kids? NTA, demand payment 💰

Vivandrel0815 | Vivandrel0815

Accountability is key. Other family members can babysit too 🙌

Aviendha3711 | Aviendha3711

Dog lover defends furry family members fiercely 🐶

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