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Preteens: Age for Babysitting & Staying Home Alone - WebMD


Oct 9, 2016 ... ... leaving preteens home alone, or letting them babysit for younger siblings. ... It's pretty obvious to most parents that a 5-year-old is too young to be left ... Most experts say that by age 10 or 11, it's OK to leave a child alone for ...

Mom Arrested for Letting Her 13-yo Babysit Siblings - Free Range Kids


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.

The legal age you can leave your child home alone (by state ...


Nov 4, 2014 ... I could babysit my siblings at this age for those parameters also. ... 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 for a couple ...

What is the youngest age a child can babysit siblings? | Reference ...


Can a 17-year-old move out in Louisiana? ... 10 Years Old Enough to Babysit Siblings · Laws That Cover Babysitting Age · Babysit Minimum Age · Age Allowed  ...

The Minimum Age to Start Babysitting - The Balance


Aug 13, 2016 ... Children too young to babysit independently can work as a mother's helper (the parent ... course is recommended for 11 to 15-year-olds to start babysitting. ... when deciding a child of 10 or younger is old enough to babysit.

How to Know When Your Child is Old Enough to Babysit: 5 Steps


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.

When are kids old enough to stay home alone? - Circle of Moms


Not sure now if I would have a 10 year old stay and babysit at my house till 3am. .... He is mature enough with his sister around but by himself he is NOT ready.

When can my child stay home alone? | My Precious Kid


Aug 20, 2009 ... I do not think a 10 year old should ever be left home alone for a whole day. ... a child should be left alone to watch a younger sibling is 11 year old. ... age for babysitting other children is age 12, if the child is mature enough to ...

Latchkey kid: When can kids stay home alone? - Today's Parent


How old is old enough to ditch the daycare costs and let your child stay ... Every day after school, 12-year-old Elizabeth Green* and her younger siblings, Caitlin, 10, ... Beyond that window, he recommends additional resources like a babysitter  ...