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What age do you think is ok to let your child stay home alone?
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by on Nov. 26, 2012 at 5:11 PM
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sweetmissy_05
by Gold Member on Nov. 26, 2012 at 5:14 PM

Depends on child and maturity level.

LoveMyLos
by on Nov. 26, 2012 at 5:14 PM
Legally 13.
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momsbabies
by Member on Nov. 26, 2012 at 5:15 PM

I'll leave my 10 year old home alone for about an hour at time 2 or 3 times a week.


YzmaRocks
by Ruby Member on Nov. 26, 2012 at 5:15 PM
I don't think that is legal in my state, but sure, if legal. I think the youngest you can leave a child here legally is 12.

Quoting TxMommyOfBoys:

A mature 10 year old?



Quoting YzmaRocks:

Depends on the child.
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TxMommyOfBoys
by on Nov. 26, 2012 at 5:15 PM
Alone or with a younger sibling?

Quoting Roxygurl:

Depends on maturity level. Probably around 11 for quick trips
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Anonymous
by Anonymous on Nov. 26, 2012 at 5:15 PM
A mature 10 year old, 30 minutes to no more then a couple hours, older couple to no more then 4 hours.

Quoting TxMommyOfBoys:

For how long?



Quoting Anonymous:

10 or 12 depending on maturity level.
Beautiful31mom
by on Nov. 26, 2012 at 5:16 PM
My 14 yo has stayed home alone since he was like 12. He often babysits his brothers
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Roxygurl
by Emerald Member on Nov. 26, 2012 at 5:16 PM
Alone. Without siblings.

Quoting TxMommyOfBoys:

Alone or with a younger sibling?



Quoting Roxygurl:

Depends on maturity level. Probably around 11 for quick trips
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beerebelly
by on Nov. 26, 2012 at 5:16 PM

 I started leaving them around 10 while I ran out and did some things.

TxMommyOfBoys
by on Nov. 26, 2012 at 5:16 PM
Where do you go when (s)he is home?

Quoting momsbabies:

I'll leave my 10 year old home alone for about an hour at time 2 or 3 times a week.


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