Leaving Children Home Alone: No Arkansas State Law Regulating Age Limit
With most children out of school for the summer, the issue of child care is facing thousands of Arkansas families. But at what age can a child legally be their own caregiver while their parent is at work?
In Arkansas, there isn't one. That decision is left up to the parents and while most people would never leave an infant or toddler alone for safety reasons, an exact age that is appropriate is still up for debate.