fireworks night

Bonfire Night With Kids

My wife and I have been having an ongoing debate over the last week about whether young children should be taken to firework displays. I’m of the opinion that yes they should be allowed to go – as long as they are not nervous of loud noises, and of course not too young. I wouldn’t want to take them to a large affair – just a local village small scale display. But something a little more than a few measly limp rockets that we would manage to set off. My wife doesn’t agree. She has bad memories of standing at a firework display at the age of about 8 or 9 and being absolutely petrified. She thought those fireworks were going to come and land on top of her. The noise was just too much. But she felt too silly at the time to say she was scared so she[…]

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