How can I tell my friend that I don't want to babysit

Aubrey - posted on 07/03/2015 ( 2 moms have responded )




My friend has had me watch her kids for the past two years and I have told her that I can't watch them but some how I give in due to her offering to pay us money and I am getting really stressed out due to her two girls. They are not behaved at all and my daughter is getting irritated with her kids and now my daughter is miss behaving more than ever before and I've tried doing one on one with her I also reward her good behavior and right after she gets rewarded she turns into a monster and not to mention us always having to watch her kids me and my husband begin to have problems and we are also trying to have another baby and have been trying for two years and I've figured it was do to my stress from watching her girls..... Please help me it is ruining our friendship and my family


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Michelle - posted on 07/03/2015




I agree, you have to just tell her. Say that as the kids are getting older it's harder to handle them all together and your daughter needs you more.

Arrdieu - posted on 07/03/2015




Be honest to your friend and tell her you can't look after her kids anymore,i guess you dont want to hurt your friends feelings i had a similar problem but i told my friend i have my son together with her daughter, is just too much for me to concentrate on my son as well as his daughter, so u can also do likewise. Hope my advice help .

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