How Young Is Too Young to Be Left Home Alone? - Parents
Fast-forward three decades and the debate over if and when kids should be left alone rages on. Just this week, Canada's British Columbia Supreme Court ruled that an 8-year-old boy istooyoungtostay at homealone from 3 to 5 p.m., no matter how mature his mother believes him to be.
How young is too young to be home alone?
Elisha Casagrande: Twelve istooyoungto be left homealone, I was 13 before my mum let me stay at home by myself. Kids these days are more mature, and seem to do things at a younger age than I did growing up, however that also means that they are more likely, for instance, to browse the internet.