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.
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
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
There might not be a specific legal age to leave children alone but it's safe to say
babies, ... When leaving a younger child with an older sibling think about what
may .... There's no legal age to babysit but you should really think carefully about
... If you have a child between two and four years old, you may be able to get f...
Feb 8, 2011 ... “My 14- year-old daughter looks after her two younger sisters all the time. ... his
siblings and grown up enough not to panic if something goes wrong. .... In
Norway kids are expected to babysit from the age of 10, and not only ...
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 ...
In Oregon, it is unlawful to leave a child under the age of 10 home alone if the
length of time would ... If you have a child younger than 12 who you feel is mature
enough to be home alone, you ... Children 8 years old and younger should never
be left home alone. .... Consider paying them for babysitting their younger
Feb 6, 2008 ... No your 10 and 11 and 12 year olds cannot babysit multiple siblings. ..... Some
kids at 13 are not responsible enough to be left alone for very ...
Aug 9, 2015 ... How old is old enough to ditch the daycare costs and let your child be a ... 12-
year-old Elizabeth Green* and her younger siblings, Caitlin, 10, and ... he
recommends additional resources like a babysitter or a grandparent.