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The circus was scary to my son...

We took our son who will be 3 in September to the Ringling bros. circus today and it was not successful, he got very scared and we had to leave. I kind of knew that might happen and went with an open mind knowing I may have to wait out in the lobby while everyone else watched the show, and that's what happened, and I'm ok with that. Anyway my mom pissed me off because she said that's not normal for his age ...I think it is normal! What do u think?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 12:22 PM on Aug. 11, 2013 in General Parenting

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  • It's normal.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 12:24 PM on Aug. 11, 2013

  • Not sure why she became upset.
    virginiamama71

    Answer by virginiamama71 at 12:26 PM on Aug. 11, 2013

  • Every kid is different and there are certainly disorders and what-not that could cause him to not like certain aspects of the circus. If he is an otherwise healthy and adjusted child who is meeting milestones (physical, emotional and social), I would say it was normal for your child.
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 12:27 PM on Aug. 11, 2013

  • Why is it, whenever I see,
    "This is my opinion, what do you think"
    I get a little nervous?
    feralxat

    Answer by feralxat at 12:34 PM on Aug. 11, 2013

  • Oh FFS he's still a baby. Of course it's normal.
    Ginger0104

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 12:39 PM on Aug. 11, 2013

  • It is normal
    DJDNY

    Answer by DJDNY at 12:55 PM on Aug. 11, 2013

  • probably nromal- 3 is pretty young for soemthing like tht I think
    charlotsomtimes

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 12:57 PM on Aug. 11, 2013

  • The circus scares me, I surely wouldn't expect a 3 year old to think it's normal...lol We don't go see things that abuse animals for money.
    MrsLeftlane

    Answer by MrsLeftlane at 1:03 PM on Aug. 11, 2013

  • It's normal and fine.

    Heck, I'm 39 and I find clowns scary!
    ChasingBridges

    Answer by ChasingBridges at 1:03 PM on Aug. 11, 2013

  • Scary at any age!
    jeanclaudia

    Answer by jeanclaudia at 1:41 PM on Aug. 11, 2013

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