Leaving Your Kids Alone

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DENVER -- How old is it OK to leave a child home alone? It depends on where you are in the country. In some states, it can be as young as 8 years old. In Colorado, age 12 seems to be the acceptable age.

There are a lot of factors to consider and not every child is the same. Dr. Larry Curry, our child and family therapist, has more.




  • Roz

    it was 11 for my sis and I, of course we really didn’t do much of trouble making. Now my hubby, after hearing about him and his brothers growing up, i don’t think i should trust him now to be alone ;-)

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