Is Your Preteen Ready to Stay Home Alone or to Watch Younger Siblings? ... It's
pretty obvious to most parents that a 5-year-old is too young to be left alone in the
... Most experts say that by age 10 or 11, it's OK to leave a child alone for short ...
Nov 4, 2014 ... Leaving a 9-year-old home alone engrossed in a video game for ten .... I could
babysit my siblings at this age for those parameters also.
Aug 20, 2009 ... So if you are going to leave your 10 year old home alone I suggest the following
... a child should be left alone to watch a younger sibling is 11 year old. ... for
babysitting other children is age 12, if the child is mature enough to ...
At 13 a child can babysit siblings for up to 12 hrs. ...... I also have a 10 year old
whom I feel is capable to be home on her own for short periods. but will not leave
Aug 13, 2008 ... He has just reached that awkward age when he is old enough to stay home ... “
There are child-safety experts who believe some 10-year-olds are quite .... son
alone with his younger sister recently — for a half-hour at a time.
CAS strongly suggests parents not to leave a child under the age of ten (10)
alone. ... enough by the age of 12 years, for instance, to babysit other children. It
is ... is 12, not every 12 year old or teenager is mature enough to care for a baby
or a child ... Older siblings are not always the best candidates for babysitting a
Jul 28, 2015 ... Some ten year-olds can babysit very well, while other sixteen ... If your child has
younger siblings, he or she should treat them well and with ...
Feb 8, 2011 ... “My 14- year-old daughter looks after her two younger sisters all the time. .... In
Norway kids are expected to babysit from the age of 10, and not ...
Ten percent had called 911 at some point. ... My 15 year old has been sitting for
others for 4 years now. ... sits for parents of friends whose daughter is the same
age, but not mature enough to watch her own younger siblings.
There might not be a specific legal age to leave children alone but it's safe to say
... When leaving a younger child with an older sibling think about what may ...
side and arrange some other kind of care for them such as a babysitter or
childminder. .... If you have a child between two and four years old, you may be
able to get ...