Every parent wonders whether a child is old enough to be left alone, and for the first few times we will worry they will be safe on their own. The law does not dictate how old a child must be before they can be left alone at home. However, the law does state that any child … [Read more...] about Home Alone—How Old Is Old Enough?
In late June five-year-old Brandajah Smith was taken off life-support machines after she was declared brain dead in New Orleans. Little Brandajah was left home alone by her mother who went to a neighborhood store to buy a few things. While playing alone, Brandajah found a loaded … [Read more...] about Home Alone Tragedy: Five-Year-Old Left Alone
Letting your child stay home alone for the first time is a big step in their growing up It can be scary, but it can also be unsafe if they do not know the things they need to do to stay safe. The following are some home alone tips to help make them feel secure, and grow up a … [Read more...] about Home Alone for the First Time
Many parents want to know when their child is going to be able to stay home alone for the first time. It is a nice thought to be able to go out for a few minutes, run to the store, or stay a little late at work, etc. without having to get a babysitter. Of course, leaving your … [Read more...] about Prepping Your Child to Stay Home Alone
Letting your child stay home alone is a big step for both parents and children. For parents, it means their children are getting older and more responsible, and it means they no longer have to take their children with them or find a sitter if they want to go somewhere. For kids, … [Read more...] about Your Child Safe At Home