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At what age can children be left home unsupervised

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There is an age where children can stay home alone for certain periods of time. Usually there is a local standard for that age. i would check this out before leaving a child at home since you could get in trouble!


I would check your state laws first as it varies from state to state. Once you've done that it is at your discretion as to when you think your child is emotionally ready as well as if they are responsible enough to handle being left home alone. Every child will be different. We waited a long time before we left our children alone, not because they were not responsible but I wasn't sure if they were emotionally ready and I needed to be sure they were.

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