School is starting and many of you parents out there have to decide whether or not your kids are ready to be home alone. Thousands of children across Wisconsin come home after school to an empty house. Nationally, nearly seven million children between ages 5 and 14 are left home alone for some period of time each school day, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
Wisconsin law does not specify an age a child may be left without adult supervision. However, it is the parents’ responsibility to protect and keep their children safe. …Continue reading →