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Raintree

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Re: I know I said I'd help....but not this much
« Reply #105 on: February 24, 2013, 03:55:20 PM »
OP, if you still aren't ready to flat out say no, then at least make it a little bit harder on her and her DH.

Neighbor: OP, would you babysit this evening.
OP: I'm not up for heading out this evening but you are more than welcomed to bring them to my house.

Inconvenience them a bit and see how long it takes for them to push back.  Don't make it easy.  Help if you want to help but don't cater to their every need.

Eek, no, then we have a new problem: "Just as I'm settling into the couch after a long day, my neighbour brings her kids over and just leaves them here. It's happening at least twice a week..."

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Re: I know I said I'd help....but not this much
« Reply #106 on: February 24, 2013, 04:17:02 PM »
Like I said, that would only work if the OP doesn't mind sitting. (I would).

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Re: I know I said I'd help....but not this much
« Reply #107 on: February 27, 2013, 11:26:08 PM »
OP....any updates?