Do I have a right to monitor what my niece watches when I babysit her?

I have been babysitting my 7 yr old niece for a few days now, and I’ve noticed that she’s been watching some age-inappropriate youtube videos. There are a few cuss words and dirty jokes that may go over her head, but I still find it inappropriate for her to watch. She says that she’s allowed to watch these videos at home, which I find believable because her parents don’t pay much attention. Luckily my own children are two months and two years old, so having these videos playing does not affect them. However, I am worried about what kind of ideas these videos are filling my niece’s head with. I have never babysat before, so my question is: do I have the right to monitor her viewing choices while she’s here, even if her parents insist that its okay?

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Yes, Your House Your Rules. Plus you wouldn’t want your two year old hearing inappropriate things and repeating it.

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Yes, your babysitting, your house, your rules. Explain you understand she might be allowed to watch that at home, but while she’s at your house you aren’t comfortable with it playing

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At your house, your rules go

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I would tell her she cant watch those videos and then double check with her parents that that is ok.
My son tried to pull a one over on my mom who was watching him for a bit- there is a show on Netflix that he isnt allowed to watch and he had it on at my moms and said “mommy and daddy let me watch this”. My mom immediately texted me and asked and I said absolutely not and she turned it off. Kids are sneaky and will take an opportunity anytime that they can. Always check with the parents.

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You should probably mind your business, but if they need you to babysit they’ll have to put up with you overstepping

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Voice your opinion to her parents. Maybe download kids YouTube instead and say this is the one we use at auntie’s house

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Id ask the parents personally and explain to them u dont want that around ur kids and if she cant respect that then give her a timely notice to find someone else 🤷

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You can’t control what goes on in her home but you control what goes on in yours

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Yes , your house your rules. Its simple Respect.

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Your house your rules but your children will be trying to watch the same stuff one day, goodluck.

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Definitely. I would look at it as, you have been trusted with her because they value your own parenting skills and views. And is she really telling the truth??? I would also discuss this dilemma with her parents. They may not be quite as observant as you.

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Definitely. It’s your home and you are responsible for her while she is in your care. Tell her you can watch those at home but we don’t watch those here .

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Different rules apply. You set them.

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Absolutely 100% yessss!!!

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Simply Answer: Yes You Do!!

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If it’s in your house you decide what she gets to watch. If her mom has an issue with it she needs to find a new sitter

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Yes I would monitor and go
change the settings too for Restricted Mode…

For YouTube, go to settings/General/ Click Restricted Mode.

I put this on all my devices to filter out adult content.

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I wouldn’t let her watch it at my house if she’s at her house and her parents let her that’s up them

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Sooo none of yall watched ren and stimpy As a kid ??

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