My DD will be 10 in a couple of weeks. Our HS situation is a little tough right now... The 1 and 3yo can make it hard for her to dig deep. Our library has a park right beside it. The playground is literally like 200 yards away from the library parking lot. It's a really low-crime area (not to say that this means nothing could happen). I'm throwing around the idea of dropping DD off at the library while I take her siblings to the park next door. She will have a cell phone of her own with her.
The whole library is wide open and not conducive to keeping littles quiet and corralled while DD finds books or uses the computer.
She would be comfortable with it. I'm just not sure how I feel about it. When I was 10, I was staying home alone after school watching my 5yo brother. But times are different now.
on Sep. 12, 2013 at 1:42 PM