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When Children Are Old Enough to Stay Home Alone, but Too ... - NYC

www.nytimes.com/2008/08/14/nyregion/14alone.html

Aug 13, 2008 ... Exactly at what age a child is ready to stay home alone is a quandary that raises questions about safety, maturity, class, cultural traditions and ...

Latchkey Kids Legal Age Limits Listed By State

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Latchkey kids - state age limits. At what age can a child legally stay at home alone. How old should a child be to be able to stay at home alone?

What can I do if someone has filed a false child abuse or ... - OCFS

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At what age is it okay to leave my children home alone? ... However, when considering a child as an adequate baby sitter, you must evaluate these factors ...

The Age Kids Have to Be Before You Can Legally Leave Them ...

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Oct 29, 2014 ... When is a child old enough to stay at home alone? While a kid's maturity level should definitely come into play, some states have age ...

At What Age Can a Child Be Left Home Alone? | LIVESTRONG.COM

www.livestrong.com/article/198248-at-what-age-can-i-leave-my-child-home-alone/

Nov 11, 2015 ... Although there is no set age at which a child can be left home alone, there ... are still too immature or irresponsible to stay home without supervision. ... Parents also must determine the length of time a child will be alone and ...

Leaving Your Child Home Alone - Child Welfare Information Gateway

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leave their child home alone for the first time. Whether they are ... safely. Being trusted to stay home alone can be a ... age is 8, while in Oregon, children must be .

When Can You Leave a Child Home Alone? - FindLaw

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Children who are left home alone - sometimes known as "latchkey kids" -- are often left without ... How to Know If a Child Is Ready to Stay at Home Alone ... are alike, and parents must decide on a case-by-case basis what is best for their child.

Leaving Your Child Home Alone - KidsHealth

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And handled well, staying home alone can be a positive experience for kids, too, ... Every child is different, but at that age, most kids don't have the maturity and ...

Preteens: Age for Babysitting & Staying Home Alone - WebMD

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Oct 9, 2016 ... Most states don't have laws stipulating how old a child needs to be to stay home alone. So the decision is left up to the parents' judgment.