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What age can your kids play outside by themselves?

Posted by on Feb. 20, 2011 at 2:03 PM
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Like to ride a bike or just play with friends outside? Do you think it's too dangerous nowadays ??
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Sassy762
by CAFE SASSY HBIC on Feb. 20, 2011 at 2:04 PM

25 maybe

Mama07Shorty
by on Feb. 20, 2011 at 2:05 PM


Quoting Sassy762:

25 maybe


oh no thats still to young i say 30 lol

kara.haughton
by on Feb. 20, 2011 at 2:05 PM
Lol haha.


Quoting Sassy762:

25 maybe


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tennisgal
by on Feb. 20, 2011 at 2:05 PM

My three year old and five year old can play outside in the fenced in backyard. The back side of our house is essentially all glass so I can be cleaning the living room and see them perfectly. I am comfortable with this. They don't play in the front yard yet by themselves. I'm not sure when I'll feel comfortable with them doing that, 7 or 8 maybe. 

mama2bof2
by on Feb. 20, 2011 at 2:06 PM

 lol 25....maybe.....

my son is 5, i lert him pay outside by himself or with a friend, but i have windows all around my house and i hear him. if i no longer can here him, i go out, and hes always just playing in the dirt. in the winter i won't, too many assholes in my park drive too fast down my street and don't even slow down for the speed bumps...

KandiceN
by on Feb. 20, 2011 at 2:07 PM

I'll let my 5yr old play in our fenced in backyard alone. 

My 2yr old I gate off the deck and he plays out there alone.

Sassy762
by CAFE SASSY HBIC on Feb. 20, 2011 at 2:08 PM

Lets meet in the middle at 27.5, lol

I live in NYC......trust me even that age may be too young. 

BTW........For those that don't know. I AM ONE OF THOSE HELICOPTER MOMS......always hovering. Hey it worked for 32 years for me...why change now????

Quoting Mama07Shorty:


Quoting Sassy762:

25 maybe


oh no thats still to young i say 30 lol


       SASSY762

hotrodlassie
by on Feb. 20, 2011 at 2:09 PM

My 9, 10 and 12 year olds are allowed to play outside around the neiborhood with their friends. I live in a nice suburb and know all my neibors and feel safe with this. I just have to know where they are going and they have to check in everry hour.

try_again
by on Feb. 20, 2011 at 2:09 PM
My yard is far away from the road... and its mostly fenced in, I still don't allow my 3 yr old out by herself.

(We also live in the country)
Maybe when she's 7 or 8... IDK.
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Mama07Shorty
by on Feb. 20, 2011 at 2:09 PM

lol ok Deal! If its not broke Dont Fix it

Quoting Sassy762:

Lets meet in the middle at 27.5, lol

I live in NYC......trust me even that age may be too young. 

BTW........For those that don't know. I AM ONE OF THOSE HELICOPTER MOMS......always hovering. Hey it worked for 32 years for me...why change now????

Quoting Mama07Shorty:

 

Quoting Sassy762:

25 maybe


oh no thats still to young i say 30 lol



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