Oct 9, 2016 ... Is Your Preteen Ready to Stay Home Alone or to Watch Younger Siblings? ... And when are your kids old enough to start babysitting? ... It's pretty obvious to most parents that a 5-year-old is too young to be left alone in the house. ... Most experts say that by age 10 or 11, it's OK to leave a child alone for short ...
Jun 6, 2012 ... What happened in this particular case is that the 4-year-old sibling some .... leaving my 13 year old to babysit the 3 year old (the 10 year old has his ...... A 13 year old is old enough to have kids, but not old enough to babysit.
Nov 4, 2014 ... I was allowed to babysit the neighbors' kids at that age if my Mom was at home to ... Parents need to not leave too young of a child home alone. ..... By 10 I was comfortable leaving her and her 8 year old brother alone together ...
Feb 21, 2017 ... Children too young to babysit independently can work as a mother's ... Safety: The Red Cross babysitting course is recommended for 11 to 15-year-olds to ... when deciding a child of 10 or younger is old enough to babysit.
Some ten year-olds can babysit very well, while other sixteen year-olds ... If your child has younger siblings, he or she should treat them well and with respect.
Mar 26, 2010 ... 10. 0. My 14 year old has watched his siblings before periodically. .... my daughter will be old enough, at least I'm hoping it works that way.
I was left alone at 8 to babysit my cousins as my aunt/uncle went out. I've been ... 10 years old - stay home alone for no more than three hours at a time. 11 years old .... He is mature enough with his sister around but by himself he is NOT ready.
Feb 8, 2011 ... The extraordinary life of a 91-year-old beauty queen ... for leaving her 14-year- old son in charge of his three-year-old brother. ... but is 14 too young to be babysitting and might more parents find themselves facing a caution? ... alone to look after young children can be distressing - one 10-year-old boy called ...
Hello, I'm a single mum, I have a 13 year old daughter, 5 year old Daughter and 3 year old son. ... I wouldn't allow my 13 year brother to babysit anyone but my sister ... leave my 15 year old babysitting as dont think hes mature enough but ... kitchen window) and he will watch them for 10 mins if I need to pop ...