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    That must have been tough for the two of you,OP. I would definitely try a babysitter or courier... it will cost you, but less than the 1k fine. Or call the uni &xplain the situation &try to see if someone can come & pick it up? Sorry,I also wouldnt leave a sick 8yo home alone.

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    Isn't it illegal to leave a child under 12 home alone?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Louise41 View Post
    Isn't it illegal to leave a child under 12 home alone?
    Nope. There is no defined age in most states.

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    Default what age to leave child home alone?

    No way in heck I would leave a sick 8 year old who just got out of the hospital home alone. My gosh Nooooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!

    Apologies - I forget your family situation. Do you have a hubby that can help out?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sonja View Post
    Nope. There is no defined age in most states.
    Oh ok thanks. Thought there was

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    Oh no way, absolutely not.

    Plenty of helpful suggestions above though to consider.

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    I can't believe that you would even consider such a disgusting idea. A sick kid that is so sick they have been in hospital and can't be taken in a car NEEDS a full time carer. His age doesn't even come into it. Money doesn't come into it.

    There are plenty of other options.
    I am without doubt if you rung the uni and explained the situation they would give you other ideas of how to get it back to them.

    I know this is harsh but I think you may need a serious reality check.

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    I thought your DP doesn't work? Won't he be at home?

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    I would call the uni. Surely there would be one person to pick it up. Or organise a courier or a friend to either drop it off or look after your son

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    I would courier it that's a fantastic idea


 

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