Is Your Child Old Enough to Babysit? 7 Signs to Watch For
Babysitting is a great first job for many. It can also be a great responsibility for a child who has younger siblings. How do you know when your child is old enough to begin babysitting? Here are seven things to consider.
#1. What is your state’s law?
Whether you think your child is ready or not, every state has a law for a minimum age in which children can be left home alone, or in the care of other children. Look into your state’s laws before you continue on.
#2. Does Your Child Follow Directions?