At What Age is it OK to Leave a Child...

At What Age is it OK to Leave a Child Home Alone?

There are 10 comments on the Patch.com story from Jul 31, 2011, titled At What Age is it OK to Leave a Child Home Alone?. In it, Patch.com reports that:

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SouthSide

Kutztown, PA

#1 Aug 1, 2011
If you're still calling your child "a child", then it's too early.

“As seen on TV”

Since: Jul 09

40.6260°N, 75.3710°W

#2 Aug 1, 2011
27 Seconds
Caribbean girl

Apopka, FL

#3 Aug 1, 2011
my parents left me alone at the age of eight so it depends on your location and how responsible your child is.
silly rabbit

Leesport, PA

#4 Aug 1, 2011
NOT THIS LIFETIME.
Caribbean girl

Apopka, FL

#5 Aug 1, 2011
silly rabbit wrote:
NOT THIS LIFETIME.
yeah your right that was back then now its waaaay different and we have to be more careful.
Its such a shame what happened to that 8 yr old kid in brooklyn we live in a barbaric world

“okey dokey...”

Since: Nov 07

little smokey

#6 Aug 2, 2011
If they can open the fridge to get a beer, then it's the right time.

Since: Jul 11

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#7 Aug 2, 2011
They need a babysitter until they turn 18. XD haha
silly rabbit

Norristown, PA

#8 Aug 3, 2011
IcemanUnlimited wrote:
They need a babysitter until they turn 18. XD haha
21 if female you dumb bunny!
mjm

Bethlehem, PA

#9 Aug 7, 2011
These days, NEVER.

Since: Jul 11

Location hidden

#10 Aug 7, 2011
Well actually, I was just fine home alone since around age 13.

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