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Home Alone: Is my child ready to be left alone?

Deciding if your child is ready to be left home alone can be a tricky decision.

There are lots of things to think about. Plus, there are no hard and fast ‘home alone’ rules or laws because every child is different. Whether you or your child are comfortable with the idea will often depend on how mature and adaptable your child is – and we all know how much this can vary from child to child.

This guide will help you make up your mind about whether leaving your child home alone is a good idea. And if not, it includes some other useful ideas to help.

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Home Alone: Is my child ready to be left alone?

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