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I leave them home alone at night tooooo

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I have an 11 yr old and 6 yr old... I leave them home alone, sleeping, at night and go pick up DF from work.... I leave at midnight and don't get home until 12:30 sometimes.

For you ladies who say CPS is going to be called:

In the state of Ohio, there is no legal age limit..... if there is an accident while I'm gone they have my cell phone number, DF's cell phone number, his work #, my mom's #, my dad's # and DF's parents # to call as well as 911....

If a fire started, they know the escape routes, where to meet, who to call.

My bases are covered.

OMG READ RESPONSES! We have 2 cars, one is not working right now and we can't afford to get it fixed.

If we sell the car that needs fixed... guess what, we're still only using one car! Genius points for the woman who suggested that *eye roll*

I also don't always have the car. It's a rare occasion where I have it while he's at work. I try to get all of the kids and my appts done on DF's days off that way I don't need to have the car while he's working.

Also, For all of you who want to scream FIRE, RAPE, KIDNAPPED, ETC. That crap can happen with us asleep, them getting off of the bus, etc. Give it a rest.

CPS may investigate, but they won't find anything, only thing they would find is *gasp* Apt with clothes, food, furniture, educational materials, 1 desktop, 2 laptops, house phones and 3 cell phones that are on and in working order, 2 cats that are fed and taken care of, the boys share a bedroom *gasp again, how dare I make the boys share a bedroom* they have plenty of toys, etc.

For those of you asking why I posted this..... lol because 1) it's a confessions group, 2) I LOVE to get a rise out of females who are helicopter moms and 3) I wanted to see how long this kept going. I'm honestly suprised... most of my posts in the past never went past 100! LOL

To the "women" suggesting that I sell any of my equipment.... it's not going to happen. I work from home, need my desktop, have a business so I need my laptop for that... DF has a laptop for him that he had before we got together almost 2 years go. If we sold any of the computers we would be lucky to get $150 for all three because they are so old. Not nearly enough to fix his car.

Also one lady said if I work so much why don't we have the money.... ummm who said I work so much? I said I work from home and have a business.... didn't say how often I work, how many hours a week or how much I get paid. Stop jumping to conclusions. Oh and don't even suggest that I get an out of the home job... because guess what.... then I would have to leave my kids at home alone during the day as well for more than 30 mins. Hypocrites much?

Posted by Anonymous on Apr. 26, 2012 at 7:38 AM
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by on May. 30, 2012 at 11:56 PM
Whatever. I was 10 and left home for three days with my 8 year old sister in December (we live in Alaska) because she was arrested for possession of narcotics.
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by Platinum Member on May. 30, 2012 at 11:57 PM
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I babysat overnight when I was eleven years old. For newborns up to eight year olds. 

by Silver Member on May. 31, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Wow, can't believe this post is still going! lol

by *Angelicious* on May. 31, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Quoting lovelove211:

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by on May. 31, 2012 at 12:02 AM
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I don't see a problem with this, the oldest is 11. I was babysitting over night by that age.

by Ruby Member on May. 31, 2012 at 12:02 AM
Stupidity. It's amazing how stupid ppl try to justify stupid decisions.
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by on May. 31, 2012 at 12:06 AM
11 and 6 just seem so young to me....
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by on Jun. 6, 2012 at 7:02 PM
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for anyone to judge this mom they are just being unreasonable.  she's not leaving home alone toddlers for pete's sake the 11 yr old is old enough to handle it for a half-hour. she isn't going out to a bar drinking or getting high. ladies get off your high horses and try walking in her shoes for a mile. and if anyone has a problem with it then why don't you offer her a helping hand to get the second car fixed.

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