Why Leaving Kids Home Alone Isn’t Worth the Risk

Leaving children home alone under the age of 16 can pose various dangers and risks, as younger children may not possess the necessary maturity, judgment, and skills to handle emergencies or make responsible decisions. Here are some potential dangersj associated with leaving children home alone under 16: Safety hazards: Young children may be more susceptible […]

It’s the Summer Hols – do you leave your kids ‘Home Alone?’

As schools break up for the holidays, a children’s charity is urging parents to think carefully before leaving children home alone over the summer. I’m speaking on BBC Radio  Hereford and Worcester about leaving children alone. It’s a difficult problem as there is no firm law around leaving children by themselves – no guidance around […]

Home Alone – When is OK?

I’m being interviewed on BBC Three Counties Radio BBC Radio Sheffield and  BBC Radio Berkshire by Anne Diamond about when it is a safe time to leave children “Home Alone” Deciding if your child is ready to be left home alone can be a tricky decision. I remember incrementally leaving Will and Molly alone while […]