Summer vacation is coming and kids are getting excited for the break! Moms who work outside the home dread summer because it means either putting your kids in camp, daycare or finding someone to keep an eye on them. What if you kid is not really a kid anymore,can they stay home alone all summer? If you have a kid between the ages of 12 and 14, you want them to have some supervision. If your teen is like mine, she will sleep til noon or later and then call me all day at work. She doesn't get it that parents don't get the summer off. Here is a link to an article that gives some suggestions for working parents with older kids.