She pleaded guilty to putting this toddler's hand in scalding hot water, and instead of prison time she was sentenced to house arrest. The state attorney's office is appealing the sentence, but now...the woman's sister says she's not being treated fairly. 3 00-05 Police say 30 year old Nicole Brown was watching her now ex-girlfriend's children when the 3-year-old girl suffered second and third degree burns on her hand. After pleading guilty to charges of child abuse and neglect... Judge Suzanne Bass sentenced Brown to 1 year of community supervision among other penalties, but no jail time. The minimum sentence was 5 years ... and now the State Attorney's Office is planning to appeal. Channel 4's Kumasi Aaron spoke with Brown's sister about that appeal, Kumasi what is she saying? 3 3 She's saying if her sisters sentence should be changed, it should be reduced.Brown was dating the little girls mother her sister says she treated her like her own. While she doesn't know exactly what happened that day, she says her sister says she didn't burn the little girl, and she believes her. 3 3 What is Nicole Brown's family saying about what happened to the little girl?Kumasi Answer: Despite what's going on legally they are extremely sad about what happened to Nia'Miah.I saw her yesterday and she is doing so much better than she was in September.Still Nicole's sister told me they wish this bad never happened.