Can a 9 year old stay home by himself in Indiana?

Answer It depends on how mature the 9 year old is. I would say yes, but only for a couple hours. And make sure he/she doesn't try anything dangerous.

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How old do children have to be to stay home alone for days in Indiana?

No younger than 16 years old and that depends on the maturity of the child. Legal AgeThere are very few states in the U.S. with legal minimum ages for children home alone, but many state agencies ... Read More »

How old does a child have to be to stay at home in the state of Indiana by themselves?

Only two states have legislated a specific age to leave a child home alone, Illinois and Maryland.Generally speaking, the child must be safe, must feel safe, and know how to take care of themselves... Read More »

Why would a 2-year-old child repeatedly bite himself at home but not at his baby-sitter's house where he is most often?

Answer Hmmmmmm........interesting. I'm a psychologist and even I can't figure this one out. I believe it has something to do with the environment of your home and the environment of the babysitters... Read More »

Is it legal for a 12 year old to stay home with a 5 year old sibling and no adult supervision for 8-10 hours a day while the parents work?

Answer It depends on what State you live.  In Canada 12 years of age is legal to look after children younger than yourself.  However 8 - 10 hour days is a big weight on a 12 year old and you shou... Read More »