Babysitting Age Laws
There are no federal laws that dictate minimum age requirements for babysitters, and guidelines vary from state to state. Find out which rules apply in your home state, and follow sensible precautions to protect both children and babysitters from danger....
When should you let your preteen stay home alone or babysit? ... Most states don
't have laws stipulating how old a child needs to be to stay home alone. So the ...
Jun 6, 2012 ... Everytime I hear about some “law” about babysitting age, the law ...... are laws
regarding the age a child must be to be left alone or babysit.
Oct 19, 2011 ... There is no law that says what age you must be before you can babysit. However,
if you are under 16 years old it is against the law for you to ...
That's not to say that there are no laws on leaving children home alone. ... There
might not be a specific legal age to leave children alone but it's safe to say ... and
arrange some other kind of care for them such as a babysitter or childminder.
There is no rule in law that specifies the age at which it is legal to leave your
children alone. ... The law does not specify how old someone has to be to babysit
No there is no legal age for babysitting. It is the responsibility of the parents using
common sense to make the decision. It is worth bearing in mind though that a ...
Feb 8, 2011 ... A while ago, a friend of mine, a health visitor, told me that 14 is the legal age at
which a child can babysit other children. This fact had been ...
Legal Age to Babysit - Find out the legal babysitting age and other factors that
help determine an appropriate age for babysitting.
The minimum age to work varies by state; however, many states do not have any
specific age for babysitting laws. The determination will most likely fall to the ...