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So dd is 15mo and I am thinking about taking her to see the fireworks. We live in MD and are close enough to go to the naval academy. When you are there and you get close its like the fireworks are right above you its so amazing and for once the grand finale doesn't look like one white light. Problem is that close it can sound kinda loud (especially said finale). We will be moving in a few weeks so she probably won't get such a close look for a long time. My mother suggested that I just use my hands to cover her ears and that if she gets scared we can just walk away until its far enough that she isnt' afraid anymore.
What do you think should I risk her getting scared in the hopes that she loves these huge bright fireworks?
ETA: For anyone that happens to look I took her and she LOVED them. She was smiling, laughing, and occasionally would do that happy clap thing at certain fireworks. We were very close but she did not seem at all concerned with the noise. After a few minutes I realized I could take my hands off her ears and she didn't care. At one point she actually turned away from the booming fireworks to look at the cheering crowd with interest. My girl the people watcher lol.Answer Question
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