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Will you be letting you LO play with sparklers this weekend?

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tspillane

Asked by tspillane at 8:23 AM on Jul. 2, 2011 in Holidays

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  • Of course. My youngest is now 8 but they all did them from the time they could hold things with a little help from me of course. Why break tradition it's 26 years of sparklers in my house for kids!
    attap5

    Answer by attap5 at 8:29 AM on Jul. 2, 2011

  • no she is too little. she sat and watched her older cousin's do it. she was quite entertained.
    lambdarose

    Answer by lambdarose at 8:30 AM on Jul. 2, 2011

  • yep
    samurai_chica

    Answer by samurai_chica at 8:37 AM on Jul. 2, 2011

  • Sure thing
    gemgem

    Answer by gemgem at 8:37 AM on Jul. 2, 2011

  • NO! I am terrified of sparklers! And no, I'm not kidding... I seriously have nightmares about those things! When I was a kid I was burn rather badly by one and caught my house on fire with another one... Now, just the idea of bringing them home sends a shiver down my spine... Not a chance! Our town has a fireworks show, and my DH and I buy other fireworks, but my kids are limited to snaps... Nothing than can burn my house down!
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 8:41 AM on Jul. 2, 2011

  • yes , i am always with her so she is safe. i have taught her how to handle them and where not to fling them. I think she is pretty good with them!
    CHEEKIEMAMA

    Answer by CHEEKIEMAMA at 8:46 AM on Jul. 2, 2011

  • Yep, we love sparklers.
    Melbornj

    Answer by Melbornj at 8:49 AM on Jul. 2, 2011

  • I wish I could, but we are under a burn ban this year and even our local fireworks show has been cancelled. :(
    kustomkrochet

    Answer by kustomkrochet at 8:54 AM on Jul. 2, 2011

  • Yes we will let our daughter do them. We did some the other day I got a pack of the extra long ones but they didnt work so well which really blew bc the kids (6 total) were so excited & all they did was fizz out every few secs & some didnt even burn all the way up/down =( we will get the good ol' little ones from now on got to grab 'em they are at the gas station =)
    Mel30248

    Answer by Mel30248 at 9:01 AM on Jul. 2, 2011

  • Same here kustomkrochet! No fireworks for us. :(
    babygirl0782

    Answer by babygirl0782 at 9:09 AM on Jul. 2, 2011

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