Babysitter Bails on Last-Minute Job 😱 Did She Overreact or Were the Parents in the Wrong? 🤔

Diply Social Team
Diply | Diply

Imagine being a teenage babysitter with a strict age rule for the kids you watch, only to find out the parents might have lied about their children's ages! 😳 That's exactly what happened to our 19-year-old protagonist, who refused to babysit two boys she believed were older than their parents claimed. The situation escalated quickly, and now everyone involved is angry with her. Was she right to stand her ground, or did she overreact? Let's dive into the story! 🕵️‍♀️

New Family, New Opportunity 🏡

Worried5871 | Worried5871

The Age Rule 📏

Worried5871 | Worried5871

Important Plans and Professionalism 📅

Worried5871 | Worried5871

Surprise! Older-Looking Boys 😲

Worried5871 | Worried5871

Facial Hair on a 10-Year-Old? 🧔

Worried5871 | Worried5871

Confronting the Mother 👩

Worried5871 | Worried5871

Birth Certificate Drama 📜

Worried5871 | Worried5871

Escalating Tensions 😠

Worried5871 | Worried5871

Kicked Out of the House 🚪

Worried5871 | Worried5871

The Babysitter Leaves 🚶‍♀️

Worried5871 | Worried5871

Angry Phone Call 📞

Worried5871 | Worried5871

The Boys' True Ages? 🤷

Worried5871 | Worried5871

Safety Concerns 🚨

Worried5871 | Worried5871

The Mother's Responsibility? 🤔

Worried5871 | Worried5871

Feeling Guilty 😔

Worried5871 | Worried5871

The Aftermath: Who's Right, Who's Wrong? 🤷‍♀️

So, our babysitter stood her ground and refused to watch the boys, believing the parents had lied about their ages. The situation escalated, and she ended up leaving the house, causing the parents to miss their important plans. Now, everyone involved is angry with her, and she's left wondering if she overreacted. Was she justified in her decision, or should she have just gone through with the job? Let's see what the internet thinks of this sticky situation... 🕵️‍♂️

Babysitter not at fault for refusing to watch oversized boys 😱

randomcharacheters | randomcharacheters

Babysitter sets a rule, gets blamed for bailing. 🤔

Mother_Tradition_774 | Mother_Tradition_774

Babysitter's uncomfortable experience with a growing boy. NTA.

MamfieG | MamfieG

Standing up for yourself as a babysitter 💪. No need to take uncomfortable jobs 🙌

KronkLaSworda | KronkLaSworda

Trust your gut and always meet the family beforehand. 👍


Babysitter makes the right call after mom's unacceptable behavior 😱

Minimum-Essay-3809 | Minimum-Essay-3809

Babysitter refuses last-minute job due to suspicious parents. NTA.

YouthNAsia63 | YouthNAsia63

Babysitter stands her ground against dishonest parents. NTA 👏

Diasies_inMyHair | Diasies_inMyHair

Trust your gut! NTA stands up for herself 💪

eejayh24 | eejayh24

Safety first! NTA for bailing on the job. 🙌

molewarp | molewarp

Mom guilt-tripped babysitter to violate boundaries, NTA 👏

Professional_Ruin953 | Professional_Ruin953

Setting boundaries important, but meeting kids beforehand is crucial. ESH

drslbbw | drslbbw

Setting boundaries is important and this babysitter did just that! 🙌

OaktownPirate | OaktownPirate

Cut ties with lying family who recommended them. NTA 👍

Thisbestbegood | Thisbestbegood

Professionalism wins! NTA calmly explains, babysitter overreacts 😎

jrm1102 | jrm1102

NTA suspects parents lied about their kids' ages 🤔🤔

starwipelover | starwipelover

Age is just a number...or is it? 🤔

PopYoBox | PopYoBox

NTA for prioritizing personal safety. Asking kids' ages first recommended. 👍

1cecream4breakfast | 1cecream4breakfast

Tips for young babysitters to ensure their safety and comfort. 👍

v_a_l_w_e_n | v_a_l_w_e_n

Babysitter cancels last minute, parents accused of lying. NAH.

Impressive-Hunt-2803 | Impressive-Hunt-2803

Babysitter felt unsafe, parents wanted proof of child's age. ESH.

Federal-Ferret-970 | Federal-Ferret-970

Puberty and babysitting don't mix. NTA for asking for proof.

Iggys1984 | Iggys1984

Babysitter accused of perpetuating harmful gender stereotypes. Interview suggestion given.

b_dazzleee | b_dazzleee

Meet the kids first: a good rule for babysitting 🧒👦

Didntlikedefaultname | Didntlikedefaultname

Self-care comes first 👍 NTA sets healthy boundary

EconomyReference3193 | EconomyReference3193

Babysitter questions absurdity of job offer for older kids.

BurnedWitch88 | BurnedWitch88

User doubts parents' claim, supports babysitter's discomfort, but advises against accusing the mom of lying.

screwthisnaming | screwthisnaming

Babysitter uncomfortable with tall kids, mother's reaction over the top. NTA 👏

GraveDancer40 | GraveDancer40

Setting boundaries and prioritizing safety as a babysitter. 🙌

MadissonMuffin | MadissonMuffin

Babysitter and parents both at fault for not setting boundaries 🤝

No_Morning5397 | No_Morning5397

Babysitter's concern was valid, mother's reaction was a red flag. NTA 👍

letsfungi | letsfungi

Debating a babysitting job for a possibly mature 10yo? ESH.

Drowning1989 | Drowning1989

Babysitter's strict age rule causes conflict with parents. 😬

Orangebiscuit234 | Orangebiscuit234

Babysitter shares experience with difficult child, supports OP's decision. NTA 👏

Ms-unoriginal | Ms-unoriginal

Babysitter sets rule, mother lies to get around it 🤔

helpthe0ld | helpthe0ld

Mom lies about baby's age, babysitter stands her ground. 😊

Public-Feedback-6954 | Public-Feedback-6954

Gender bias in babysitting? Comment sparks conversation.

Okdoey | Okdoey

Trust your instincts, NTA! Don't feel obligated to liars. 😊

Flamingo83 | Flamingo83

Babysitter accused parents of lying about kids' ages 🤔

lilfunky1 | lilfunky1

Meeting the family before babysitting is a must 👍

madge590 | madge590

Snap judgment on kids' looks led to canceled job. Safety first! 🙌

mistressmemory | mistressmemory

Race may have played a role in babysitter's decision 😔

juliabelleswain | juliabelleswain

Pro tip: Meet the family before babysitting for them 👍

GaidinDaishan | GaidinDaishan

Prioritizing safety and honesty - NTA 🙌

JGalKnit | JGalKnit

Babysitter criticized for age limit, parents for pressuring. ESH. 🤨

anonymous053119 | anonymous053119

Babysitter criticized for making kids feel bad about their size 🤔

dragonsandvamps | dragonsandvamps

Babysitter accused of being TA for not considering height/weight restrictions 😠

Thunderfxck | Thunderfxck

Babysitter stands up for herself and exposes parents' lie. NTA 👏

JJQuantum | JJQuantum

Babysitter stands her ground and leaves. NTA 👏

Dogmother123 | Dogmother123

Parent shares experience of having a tall 10-year-old son. NTA.

Throaway1bite2shy | Throaway1bite2shy

Babysitter accused of being size-ist and unprofessional. YTA.

Active-Anteater1884 | Active-Anteater1884

Babysitter stands up for herself against lying parents. 💪

11SkiHill | 11SkiHill

Babysitter prioritizes safety, stands up to disrespectful parent. NTA 👏

Here_IGuess | Here_IGuess

Prioritizing safety first, babysitter NTA for bailing on last-minute job. 🙌

Gwiz1977 | Gwiz1977

Babysitter sets criteria for male children's height/weight. NTA.

PuggaWugga | PuggaWugga

Meet the kids before babysitting to avoid being lied to. NTA 👍

MurderMachine561 | MurderMachine561

Age limit confusion leads to inappropriate reaction from mother. ESH 😐

External-Hamster-991 | External-Hamster-991

Safety first! Babysitter sets boundaries, parent can't regulate emotions 👏

spookobsessedscot | spookobsessedscot

Female babysitter defends her rule against boys in puberty 🚫🧒

miriandrae | miriandrae

Babysitter accused of lying and overreacting, deemed YTA by commenter.

By_and_by_and_by | By_and_by_and_by

Babysitter stands her ground and fires lying, aggressive client. 💪

mommawolf2 | mommawolf2

Parent's innocent mistake leads to babysitter being called a b***h 😱

Agreeable-Peanut-457 | Agreeable-Peanut-457

Redditor calls out judgemental comments, defends babysitter's decision. 😤

Jadedangel1 | Jadedangel1

Clear boundaries were crossed, NTA stood up for them 👍

veldrinshade | veldrinshade

Babysitter accused parents of lying about child's age, soft YTA.

Kingsdaughter613 | Kingsdaughter613

Babysitter stands up for herself after parents break agreement. NTA 👏

noburgersforyou | noburgersforyou

Babysitter won't tolerate lying. Is she overreacting? 🤔

RileyGirl1961 | RileyGirl1961

Babysitter called out for unprofessionalism by commenter 🤔

Acrobatic-Ad-3335 | Acrobatic-Ad-3335

Babysitter defends decision to not watch older kids. NTA 👏

effinnxrighttt | effinnxrighttt

Babysitter's safety concerns met with age and gender discrimination ESH 🤔

TheHotshot240 | TheHotshot240

Babysitter criticized for bailing last minute, but parents also at fault 😬

24601moamo | 24601moamo

Safety concerns and rules were violated. NTA according to commenter.

fwrpf | fwrpf

Babysitter accused mother of lying, insulted children, and ruined plans 😠

Tasman_Tiger | Tasman_Tiger

User accuses commenter of misandry in babysitter debate.

External_Ad3529 | External_Ad3529

Prioritizing safety is important, but bailing last minute is still wrong 😬

efluxr | efluxr

Setting boundaries is important. Mother should have given more information.

ihertzwhenip | ihertzwhenip

Babysitter stands up to manipulative parents 👏

Katherine610 | Katherine610

Age limit or appearance? YTA for not clarifying.

neobeguine | neobeguine

Safety first! NTA made the right call. 👍

GhoulishlyGrim | GhoulishlyGrim

User defends babysitter, suggests kids may look older than age. 💁‍♀️

Jean19812 | Jean19812

Babysitter bails on job due to kids' size. Fair or not?

IndigoSunsets | IndigoSunsets

Overcoming fear of men: a deeper issue beyond babysitting.

NovaScrawlers | NovaScrawlers

Babysitter refuses last-minute job due to dishonest parents. NTA 👏

HereWeGoAgain-1979 | HereWeGoAgain-1979

Babysitter walks out of job, NTA for feeling uncomfortable 🙌

rogerwil | rogerwil

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