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Leaving Your Child Home Alone
Discusses the factors parents must consider when deciding whether their child is ready to be left home alone, as well as tips to help make the experience safe and successful for all. Resources for more information and links to State guides also are included.
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Suggested Citation: Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2013). Leaving your child home alone. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children's Bureau.
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