Staying Home Alone: Is Your Child Ready? [Infographic]

There is no magic age when children are ready to stay home alone. A child’s age doesn’t always reflect his or her maturity and readiness to take on such a large responsibility. Every child is different. Check out our guide to help you decide if your child is ready. If not, consider enrolling your child in a local class.

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Safe Sitter

Founded in 1980, Safe Sitter® is the only national nonprofit training program exclusively devoted to preparing young teens in grades 6-8 to be safe in unsupervised settings, whether home alone, sibling sitting or babysitting.