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Would you leave a 7 and 3 year old home alone?

A mother in Cleveland did. They say it "could" lead to criminal charges. This is not her first time dealing with social services either.



http://www.woio.com/global/story.asp?s=10720597

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:31 AM on Jul. 14, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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Answers (80)
  • No, and if this is not her first offense, she should have at least a fine to pay. Or made to take some awareness classes about what is age appropriate for her children.
    texanmommy

    Answer by texanmommy at 1:53 PM on Jul. 14, 2009

  • Geez.. how stupid can people be? Reminds me of when that idiot left her baby alone for hours just to go party.
    BEXi

    Answer by BEXi at 9:35 AM on Jul. 14, 2009

  • Not all women should be mothers.
    lifeasinoit

    Answer by lifeasinoit at 9:44 AM on Jul. 14, 2009

  • Nope. I wouldn't.
    QuinnMae

    Answer by QuinnMae at 9:45 AM on Jul. 14, 2009

  • Thats how old my kids are and NO, I wouldn't!! Not even for a half hour!!
    sweet-a-kins

    Answer by sweet-a-kins at 9:54 AM on Jul. 14, 2009

  • No one who loves their children would do

    such a thing....

    Dannee

    Answer by Dannee at 9:58 AM on Jul. 14, 2009

  • My kids are 16,soon to be 13,soon to be 11 (both in August),6,and 4.I never left any of them home alone at that age.Nor would I
    tnmomofive

    Answer by tnmomofive at 9:58 AM on Jul. 14, 2009

  • I'm afraid to leave them inside to go outside and hang laundry. . .
    lovinangels

    Answer by lovinangels at 10:05 AM on Jul. 14, 2009

  • Absolutely not! That is absurd. A 7 y/o cannot take care of him/herself, let alone a toddler!
    jjamom

    Answer by jjamom at 10:06 AM on Jul. 14, 2009

  • That's just absurd. Of course I wouldn't. Some people have no common sense and are a danger to their children.
    beckcorc

    Answer by beckcorc at 10:14 AM on Jul. 14, 2009