If your teen is able to handle being home alone during the day for extended periods, she may be ready for more freedom. If youve successfully allowed her to be home alone until midnight, or shes able to be home on time for curfew regularly, perhaps she can handle being home alone all night. Older teens who are confident staying home alone during the evening, and who have shown you that they can take care of themselvesand have good problem solving skillsmay be ready to stay home alone for one night. Parents should generally reserve this privilege for teens who are old enough to drive and are. Being stuck home alone can be boring or an opportunity to get creative and daring with no interruptions. Take advantage of the freedom with these fun activities and make the most of your alone time.