It is natural for parents to become anxious, when they leave their children alone at home. But you can feel confident by a little planning. It can be a positive experience, to your kids too. They will gain self confidence and get some independence. Leaving alone a five year kid is not advisable but a fifteen year old child can be left alone in home for some time. All this depends on your a your child's confidence. In general, it is not a good idea to leave a small child alone at home. Always allow your child to stay alone in home only for thirty minutes in the beginning.
Here are some precautions to take while leaving your child alone at home.