*WARNING* This video is graphic and may not be suitable for all viewers. Please do not watch this if you feel it may cause you mental or emotional distress.

A nanny named Lauren Rowe of North Carolina was recently caught on camera force-feeding a fussy toddler while he screamed and cried, reminding us all just how important a home security camera system can be to protect the ones that we love when we are not present.

The video is heartbreaking and I honestly had to turn the sound off because it was tearing me apart. The little boy could have most certainly choked on the food as she shoves it into his mouth with her hands.

Everyone has been around a child that didn't want to eat something or perhaps threw a fit about something. It can be frustrating to no end, but there is absolutely zero excuse for anyone, let alone a trusted babysitter, to behave in such a manner.

I recently installed cameras at my home to help me feel a bit safer and I can only imagine what it was like for the parents of this young child to watch something like this. Security cameras are there to give you peace of mind, but they are also there to uncover the mysteries that may occur inside and outside of your home when you are away. I don't know if I would be able to keep my cool and not just beat the brakes off of the babysitter if I were to happen upon something like this.

The mother, TikTok user @theartjunkie, responded to questions from different viewers in multiple video updates that I will leave below. Not only was the nanny verified by Care.com, but she also came highly recommended by friends.

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I sincerely hope that the family finds justice for Declan and that this woman is not allowed around any other children again.

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