Testing for Home Alone Readiness

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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.



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