Testing for Home Alone Readiness

Read this tip to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. LifeTips is the place to go when you need to know about Child Care and other Single Parent topics.

How can I determine my child´s readiness to be left home alone?

Testing for Home Alone Readiness

Before leaving a child home alone for any length of time, run a few trial tests first. Try leaving alone for 10-15 minutes and gauge your child's reaction. If all goes well, next time you may try 30 minutes or an hour. The next time may be for 1-2 hours. Slowly build up to see how well your child is handling it before you decide to leave them alone all day by themselves.

   

Comments

Nobody has commented on this tip yet. Be the first.



Name:


URL: (optional)


Comment:


Not finding the advice and tips you need on this Single Parent Tip Site? Request a Tip Now!


Guru Spotlight
PJ Campbell