Author | Mary-ann Kroll, MD

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Home Alone: At What Age Are Children Ready?

April 29, 2010

I’d like to increase my hours at my job from part-time to full-time when my son starts middle school. He’d be home by himself for an hour and a half between the end of his afterschool program and the time I’d be back from work. Do you think he’s old enough to be home alone for that time?