An angry mom has apparently demanded financial compensation after her children’s babysitter fed the kids McNuggets from McDonald’s. While that may seem like a nice gesture, the problem is that the kids have been raised vegetarian. According to a post by the babysitter on Reddit, the kids’ mom demanded $600 in payment for the kids’ meat mishap, though it’s unclear what exactly that money was for.
- The mom claimed the kids experienced “emotional damage.” Mirror Online quotes the babysitter as writing, “The mom came home early and saw her children eating chicken nuggets. She literally ripped the nuggets out of their hands and started screaming that I’m horrible for allowing her children to eat dead corpses and yelling at her children for eating the meat. She kicked me out without paying me and then later text me saying that I need to pay her $300 for each kid for the emotional damage I have caused them and if I didn’t she’d take me to court.”
- Needless to say, the babysitter refused to pay up. As she explained, the mother should have told her that the kids were vegetarian and she would have happily respected their family’s diet. However, since she was never made aware of this, it’s not really her fault. The mom responded by saying that the babysitter “shouldn’t just assume everyone eats meat.”
- People were torn about who was in the right. While some people believed the babysitter was totally right to refuse, others condemned the babysitter and said the mom had every right to be angry (even if she had no recourse to any kind of financial compensation).
- Has anyone asked what the kids thought? While it’s unclear how old the kids were and whether they could have made a conscious choice about what they were eating, if they were happy to chow down on some McNuggets, why not just let them be?