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I leave them home alone at night tooooo
by Anonymous
April 26, 2012 at 7:38 AM

I have an 11 yr old and 6 yr old... I leave them home alone, sleeping, at night and go pick up DF from work.... I leave at midnight and don't get home until 12:30 sometimes.

For you ladies who say CPS is going to be called:

In the state of Ohio, there is no legal age limit..... if there is an accident while I'm gone they have my cell phone number, DF's cell phone number, his work #, my mom's #, my dad's # and DF's parents # to call as well as 911....

If a fire started, they know the escape routes, where to meet, who to call.

My bases are covered.

OMG READ RESPONSES! We have 2 cars, one is not working right now and we can't afford to get it fixed.

If we sell the car that needs fixed... guess what, we're still only using one car! Genius points for the woman who suggested that *eye roll*

I also don't always have the car. It's a rare occasion where I have it while he's at work. I try to get all of the kids and my appts done on DF's days off that way I don't need to have the car while he's working.

Also, For all of you who want to scream FIRE, RAPE, KIDNAPPED, ETC. That crap can happen with us asleep, them getting off of the bus, etc. Give it a rest.

CPS may investigate, but they won't find anything, only thing they would find is *gasp* Apt with clothes, food, furniture, educational materials, 1 desktop, 2 laptops, house phones and 3 cell phones that are on and in working order, 2 cats that are fed and taken care of, the boys share a bedroom *gasp again, how dare I make the boys share a bedroom* they have plenty of toys, etc.

For those of you asking why I posted this..... lol because 1) it's a confessions group, 2) I LOVE to get a rise out of females who are helicopter moms and 3) I wanted to see how long this kept going. I'm honestly suprised... most of my posts in the past never went past 100! LOL

To the "women" suggesting that I sell any of my equipment.... it's not going to happen. I work from home, need my desktop, have a business so I need my laptop for that... DF has a laptop for him that he had before we got together almost 2 years go. If we sold any of the computers we would be lucky to get $150 for all three because they are so old. Not nearly enough to fix his car.

Also one lady said if I work so much why don't we have the money.... ummm who said I work so much? I said I work from home and have a business.... didn't say how often I work, how many hours a week or how much I get paid. Stop jumping to conclusions. Oh and don't even suggest that I get an out of the home job... because guess what.... then I would have to leave my kids at home alone during the day as well for more than 30 mins. Hypocrites much?


  • Anonymous 1
    by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster
    April 26, 2012 at 7:43 AM

    There is no legal age in Ohio from what I remember... it goes on Maturity Level.

  • Anonymous 5
    by Anonymous 5
    April 26, 2012 at 7:44 AM

    hope you dont learn the hard way.

  • LatashaNicole
    April 26, 2012 at 7:44 AM
    30 mins is not that bad.
  • momaof8
    by momaof8
    April 26, 2012 at 7:46 AM

    I hope someone who knows you reports you before something horrific happens to your kids.

  • Anonymous 6
    by Anonymous 6
    April 26, 2012 at 7:46 AM
  • CreziaMommyTo2
    April 26, 2012 at 7:47 AM

    i see nothing wrong with it.. i used to babysit when i was 11

  • twinsies041
    April 26, 2012 at 7:47 AM
    11 years old is plenty old enough to be home alone for 30 minutes.
  • JoLee12345
    April 26, 2012 at 7:47 AM
    Scary! I don't agree with this at all!
  • Anonymous 1
    by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster
    April 26, 2012 at 7:47 AM

    LOL there are a lot of people who know that I leave them home for 30 mins.... I'm not waking them up to pick up my DF 10 minutes away...

  • Anonymous 7
    by Anonymous 7
    April 26, 2012 at 7:48 AM
    I leave my kids home alone when I work 3rd shift.

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