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

Answer 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 »

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

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.

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 »

Do preschool children develop better than children whose mothers stay at home and raise them?

Okay - first - daycare is NOT preschool. Many daycares say they offer a preschool curriculum, but please don't' confuse the two.My children attended traditional preschool. 2 mornings a week at 3,... Read More »

Should a mother stay at home with her young children rather than working outside the home?

On One Hand: Advantages of HomeStaying home with your children will help facilitate a strong parent-child bond by allowing you to teach, nurture, and entertain your child. Furthermore, if no qualit... Read More »