Written by NCC Parents | October 18, 2017
Parenting is hard and our goal is to navigate some of the challenges together, from discipleship at home to the practical challenges of meal planning and summer schedules. The elementary years are full of milestones and new privileges. We shouldn’t be surprised when our kids start to ask to stay home alone as this privilege is right in line with their developmentally appropriate desire for more independence and autonomy. Many parents are asking questions around how to determine if their child is ready to stay home alone.