Leaving your child unattended for 24 hours or more is a big deal.
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If parents decide against using location tracking, I encourage them to talk with their teenager about why. Although it may be the case for some kids and this is a time of emotional ups and downs, that stereotype certainly is not representative of most teens. Leaving Your Child Home Alone. But calmly. After their teenage son drank himself into the emergency room, a family in my practice grounded the boy for two months, then tracked his location — with his full agreement — for several weekends until they felt they could, again, count on their son to look after himself.
So when does adolescence start? Does your teen know how to respond to an emergency? Regularly discuss some emergency scenarios — ask what your child would do if, for example, he or she smelled smoke, a stranger knocked at the door, or someone called for you while you're gone. He is very well organized student and knows what he wants.