Leaving your child home alone for the first time is still a huge step that requires much thought and consideration. Here are the Home Alone Rules by State with a full list of state laws regarding the legal age a child can be left home alone. #parenting #imom
TN law regarding babysitting.....There is no legal age for children to stay at home alone. Parents are advised to use their best judgment, keeping the child's maturity level and safety issues in mind. Younger children have a greater need for supervision and care than older children. Obviously, young children under age 10 should not be left without supervision at any time. In most cases, older teenage children may be left alone for short periods of time.