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Would you leave a 9, 7, 5, and 4 year olds home alone?

Anonymous
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I can't believe she did that. My neighbor left her two children and her two nephews home alone while she went to get donuts for them.

I saw the kids with donut bags and commented to my neighbor that she was brave taking all 4 of them with her and that's when she told me she left the oldest 2 in charge and went by herself. We live in a state that doesn't have a minimum age for staying home alone and all together she probably left them alone for 30 minutes.

I'm just dumbfounded, I didn't realize she was so irresponsible.
Posted by Anonymous on Mar. 31, 2014 at 12:02 PM
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TiffanyRose06
by Queso<3 on Mar. 31, 2014 at 12:03 PM
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Uh.. no
Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Mar. 31, 2014 at 12:05 PM

I wouldn't do it.

butteredpoptart
by Bronze Member on Mar. 31, 2014 at 12:05 PM
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Hell to the no

MamaSusieQ045
by Silver Member on Mar. 31, 2014 at 12:05 PM
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Hell no!

Unless... ya know I was trying to get cps called and my kids taken...

Lol
allycally
by Platinum Member on Mar. 31, 2014 at 12:06 PM
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I would to get donuts but the donut shop is only a block away.I can see my house from there
Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Mar. 31, 2014 at 12:07 PM
The donut shop is about 2 miles up the road, so 4 miles round trip.

Quoting allycally: I would to get donuts but the donut shop is only a block away.I can see my house from there
Loveavision
by Gold Member on Mar. 31, 2014 at 12:07 PM
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I probably wouldn't, only because of the 4 and 5 year old.
the_dude
by abides on Mar. 31, 2014 at 12:08 PM
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that sounds like a perfect storm for something absolutely terrible to happen. 

NonaScheib38
by Gold Member on Mar. 31, 2014 at 12:08 PM
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Eh, that's a lot of kids for one 9 year old to handle, but I suppose it wasn't for that long. 

I was babysitting two kids regularily by the time I was 9. Mostly did dinner until bar close lol. So yeah, I would leave a nine year old with some kids no problem.

Jblb
by Ruby Member on Mar. 31, 2014 at 12:08 PM
Never, that's just asking for trouble! God knows what my house would look like when I got home.
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