For most, babysitting and nannying is pretty stock standard. You go to someone’s house, look after their kids, get paid, leave. There might be the odd tantrum but for the most part it’s pretty simple, right?
Well, not always. 12 people share the most bizarre things that have happened while they were looking after someone else’s kids. Suffice to say all of them never went back again.
1. “I was held hostage in their house.”
“The mum and dad came home drunk and fighting. The dad went out to walk the dog and the mum locked the door with me inside. She kept saying ‘shh-shh’, while the dad screamed from the outside. She started saying things like, ‘He wants to kill himself instead of be with me – who says that?’ I reached for the lock to get out and she pulled my hand back saying, ‘No, leave him for a while’. I waited as long as I could then busted out of there.” – skintightmonopoly