Desperate Neighbor Dumps 6 Kids on Doorstep 😱 Should She Have Called Child Services?

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Picture this: you're minding your own business at home when your neighbor suddenly shows up, dumps her six children on your doorstep, and leaves without a proper explanation. That's exactly what happened to a 29-year-old woman who was left with no choice but to take care of the kids, ranging from 6 months to 7 years old. After waiting for the mother to return, she decided to call Children's Services, which led to a massive argument with her husband. Did she make the right call? Let's dive into the story. 🤷

Nosy Neighbors and Babysitting Woes 😑

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The Neighbor from Hell 😈

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A Cunning Babysitter Scam 🤥

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Dodging the Babysitting Bullet 🏃‍♀️

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Caught Red-Handed 😳

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The Great Escape 🚖

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Abandoned and Furious 😡

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The Countdown Begins ⏰

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No Response, No Choice 📵

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The Ultimatum 📞

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Calling Her Bluff 😤

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Child Services Steps In 🚔

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The Aftermath 🌪

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Husband's Fury Unleashed 😠

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The Blame Game 🤬

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The Moral Dilemma 🤷

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The Jennifer Option 🚪

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The Elderly Neighbor's Wellbeing 🧓

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The Husband's Argument 🗣

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The Weight of Responsibility 😔

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Regret and Uncertainty 💔

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The Final Question ❓

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The Great Babysitting Debate: Right or Wrong? 🥊

This woman found herself in a moral dilemma when her neighbor left her six children on her doorstep and disappeared. After waiting for the mother to return, she decided to call Children's Services, which led to a massive argument with her husband, who had been in foster care himself. Was she right to call Child Services, or should she have tried other options? The internet is divided on this one, so let's see what people have to say about this controversial situation. 💬

Neighbor dumps 6 kids on doorstep for most of a week 😱

dinkidoo7693 | dinkidoo7693

Neighbor abandons 6 kids without consent or preparation 🤯

Ok_Cranberry_2555 | Ok_Cranberry_2555

Neighbor dumps 6 kids on doorstep, NTA calls for intervention.

SmokeyMcPoticus | SmokeyMcPoticus

Neighbor dumps 6 kids on doorstep, commenter calls for authorities.

mrskmh08 | mrskmh08

Neighbor dumps 6 kids, NTA suggests calling authorities. 🚨

Jo_Doc2505 | Jo_Doc2505

Neighbor defends mother's actions, explains child services protocol. 👍

Ash-b13 | Ash-b13

Compassionate comment suggests calling child services, suspects worse behind closed doors 😢

Sea_Midnight1411 | Sea_Midnight1411

Neighbor dumps 6 kids on doorstep 😱 Unfit mother debate

ComposerThen6483 | ComposerThen6483

Mother deemed unfit for kids, Child Services was right call 🚨

Fun-Dependent-2695 | Fun-Dependent-2695

Neighbor abandons 6 kids, commenter defends saying no to babysitting 🙌

derskbone | derskbone

Neighbor left six kids on doorstep, commenter advises calling child services

Particular-Try5584 | Particular-Try5584

Neighbor dumps 6 kids on doorstep overnight. NTA verdict.

Zieglest | Zieglest

NTA. Mother abandoned 6 kids on doorstep, CPS called. Proof kept. 😱

Condensed_Sarcasm | Condensed_Sarcasm

Neighbor's desperate move puts innocent kids in danger. Call authorities.

untitledfolder4 | untitledfolder4

Husband disagrees on babysitting 6 kids, but NTA called police

OrcEight | OrcEight

Don't blame yourself, you did the right thing by alerting authorities. 👍

hatemylandlords87 | hatemylandlords87

Dumping kids on doorstep: bad parenting or cry for help?

singerontheside | singerontheside

Dumping six kids on an elderly lady is cruel 😱 #NTA

EveryFairyDies | EveryFairyDies

Neighbor dumps 6 kids on doorstep, husband has double standard. 😒

MikrokosmicUnicorn | MikrokosmicUnicorn

Leaving kids unsupervised can be dangerous. NTA for intervening. 🙌

bazjack | bazjack

Supportive comment, encouraging consequences for negligent neighbor. 👏

PostCivil7869 | PostCivil7869

Husband needs to step up 🙌 NTA comment

tabbycat4 | tabbycat4

Neighbor left 6 kids without supplies, NTA for calling CSC 👏

Visual-Lobster6625 | Visual-Lobster6625

Fiery comment suggests calling social services for abandoned children.


NTA. Mandated reporter praises decision to report neglectful neighbor.

Dupmaronew | Dupmaronew

Reddit Dad praises OP for doing the right thing 👍

PizzaSlingr | PizzaSlingr

Neighbor dumps 6 kids on doorstep, NTA for helping out 😊

Hawkfan4_life | Hawkfan4_life

Neighbor dumps 6 kids, husband expects tossing them at cab. NTA.

Chaoticgood790 | Chaoticgood790

Husband's unrealistic expectation sparks disbelief in comment section 🤦‍♂️

Angryleghairs | Angryleghairs

Former foster child shares perspective on desperate neighbor's decision. NTA.

idcpicksmn | idcpicksmn

NTA neighbor calls authorities to help neglected kids, good job 👍

mousiemousiecat | mousiemousiecat

Neighbor dumps 6 kids on doorstep, husband needs therapy. NTA.

FinallydamnLDnat5 | FinallydamnLDnat5

Blackpool trip with 6 kids: missed opportunity or dodged bullet? 🤔

Useful_Tear1355 | Useful_Tear1355

NTA for reporting negligent neighbor who threatened you. 😱

realistSLBwithRBF | realistSLBwithRBF

Neighbor dumps 6 kids, commenter defends NTA and unfit mother

cuter_than_thee | cuter_than_thee

NTA for not taking in abandoned kids. Husband is AH. 👎

RedSAuthor | RedSAuthor

Neighbor did the right thing by not dumping kids elsewhere 👍

Consistent-Ad3191 | Consistent-Ad3191

Supportive comment defends decision to call out husband's irresponsibility.

BiscuitNotCookie | BiscuitNotCookie

Curious commenter wonders if neighbor returned for kids in CPS.

Mari4209 | Mari4209

Standing up for the kids, and warning of consequences. 💪

NeedBatteries29 | NeedBatteries29

A desperate neighbor dumps 6 kids. Who held the baby? NTA.

WerewolfDifferent296 | WerewolfDifferent296

NTA calls out dangerous logic, prepares for backlash 🤯

throwawayreddit6565 | throwawayreddit6565

Neighbor not responsible for 6 kids, husband's past not relevant.

Danube_Kitty | Danube_Kitty

Abandoned kids, but not abandoned by you. NTA 👍

GoddessOfOddness | GoddessOfOddness

Neglectful mother dumps 6 kids on neighbor's doorstep 😱

CrystalQueen3000 | CrystalQueen3000

Neighbor dumps kids on non-consenting neighbor, husband thinks it's ok? 🤔

stardustpurple | stardustpurple

Neighbor's bad foster care experience is not an excuse. NTA 👍

Joyfuljag | Joyfuljag

Neighbor dumps 6 kids, OP goes nuclear, NTA for sure 😱

Purple-Clerk-8165 | Purple-Clerk-8165

Personal experience supports not involving child services. NTA.

foxtwin | foxtwin

NTA. Foster care isn't always bad, neglectful neighbor will be monitored.

tiffanydisasterxoxo | tiffanydisasterxoxo

NTA. Foster care is in place to remove children from bad situations.

Piavirtue | Piavirtue

Heartbreaking situation for the kids, good advice for the neighbor 😢

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Hypocritical husband? Commenter questions man's actions towards kids. 🤔

Maggies_lens | Maggies_lens

Dumping kids on unvetted neighbor's doorstep defies logic 🤔

tandoori_taco_cat | tandoori_taco_cat

Neighbor not responsible, husband should provide childcare if it happens again 😊

Avebury1 | Avebury1

Stranger asked to watch her child at library, OP did right.

snaggle1234 | snaggle1234

Neighbor takes in abandoned children, husband unsupportive 😠

donkeyinamansuit | donkeyinamansuit

Compassionate commenter supports OP's decision to call Child Services ❤️

DrMamaBear | DrMamaBear

NTA reports desperate neighbor who abandoned 6 kids on doorstep. 💜

Less-Quality6326 | Less-Quality6326

Parenting privilege appreciated by NTA neighbor who took in kids 🙏

princesssmurfet | princesssmurfet

Defending against blame for neighbor's neglectful actions 👊

seba_make | seba_make

Supportive comment defends neighbor's decision to take in abandoned kids.

Overall-Scholar-4676 | Overall-Scholar-4676

Abandoned with no notice, neighbor not responsible for 6 kids 😱

DeryniMagic38 | DeryniMagic38

Neighbor dumps 6 kids on doorstep, commenter suggests spa getaway.

zanne54 | zanne54

Neighbor not responsible for neglectful parent's six kids. NTA.

a-_rose | a-_rose

Neighbor's irresponsible behavior puts 6 kids in danger. NTA.

9smalltowngirl | 9smalltowngirl

Neighbor dumps 6 kids on doorstep for 5 days 🤯

ToughAd7338 | ToughAd7338

Neighbor dumps 6 kids on doorstep, husband projecting from past.

BecGeoMom | BecGeoMom

Neighbor dumps 6 kids on doorstep, NTA says she needed wakeup call 😱

Emotional_Fan_7011 | Emotional_Fan_7011

NTA. Foster care can be difficult and traumatic for kids.

Bananas-Ananas-Nanas | Bananas-Ananas-Nanas

Neighbor shares heartbreaking story of child neglect, calls CPS for help ❤️

Cottoncandypopcorn3 | Cottoncandypopcorn3

Neighbor defends not calling child services on desperate mother.

Odd_Light_8188 | Odd_Light_8188

Mother dumps 6 kids on doorstep. Commenter says NTA.

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Child abandonment is abuse. Neighbor did right by calling authorities.

Raetekk39 | Raetekk39

NTA. Abandonment. Children need to be taken. Unfit mother. 😱

nailobsessed | nailobsessed

Neglectful mother dumps 6 kids, but foster care isn't ideal 😢

Emotional_Key_1125 | Emotional_Key_1125

Mother abandons 6 kids on doorstep, commenter argues for foster care

RavenBlueEyes84 | RavenBlueEyes84

NTA suggests calling CPS for legal and medical protection. 🙌

Purple-Rose69 | Purple-Rose69

Neighbor abandons 6 kids, husband angry at OP, NTA.

StarsofSobek | StarsofSobek

Neighbor tries to dump 6 kids for days without compensation 😱

Bleu_Cerise | Bleu_Cerise

Compassionate commenter defends neighbor's decision to not take in kids 👏

Beautiful_mistakes | Beautiful_mistakes

Former foster child shares positive experience with CPS intervention 👍

daddymememaster125 | daddymememaster125

Supportive comment encourages husband to seek counseling for trauma.

kmbct2 | kmbct2

Spousal conflict over child-free wedding etiquette. NTA wins.

Ephemeral-laremehp3 | Ephemeral-laremehp3

Supportive comment on neighbor's actions, encourages responsible parenting. 👍


Support for OP and criticism of the neighbor's actions.

BossFein619 | BossFein619

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