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I Left My Kid Home Alone at 7 Years Old . . . Does That Make Me Free-Range?

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popsugar Angela Anagnost-Repke
2020-03-04 01:10:02

Most states do not have a law designating a specific age that children can be left home alone — in fact, according to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Child Welfare Information Gateway, only three states have such laws: Illinois, Maryland, and Oregon. While other states have recommendations for the appropriate age, or checklists to determine if a child is ready, there's no nationwide ...

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