How well do you need to know the parents?

If your older child wants to spend the night with a friend, how well do you need to know the parents?

My oldest child has spent the night at friends houses where I didn't know the parents very well. I did ask her questions like if she was comfortable staying there.

For my ten year old I need to know the parents. He, in my eyes, is not old enough to make an informed decision about the safety of a friends house.

What are your thoughts?

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