You Are Five
Sunday, 5 March 2017
I can't believe I am writing this post. Five years have flown by. Our littlest girl, our crazy middle daughter has turned five years old. How are you five years old, already? As I'm writing this, my eyes are stinging because I'm so tired. We went out for a birthday meal, to a Thai restaurant, this evening with your aunty, uncle, Nain, Taid, your big sister, little brother and us (Mam and Dad). You've been a right little madam for the past couple of days. Pushing our buttons with moaning and crying over the littlest things. We're not quite sure why or what has got you to be super hyper and pretty rude at times but we're trying our best just to be calm as we don't want huge arguments over your birthday.
You are most definitely the hardest little person we have. You are very stubborn and moan over the smallest things. However, saying that, you also have the biggest heart and most caring and funny personality there is. You absolutely love big cuddles and having attention. You love snuggling up to us in bed in the mornings, especially weekends. Each day is exhausting but watching you grow up each day is just amazing. Your such a funny little girl and you look up to your big sister so much. Although you both argue like mad, you're both so close and I know you're both the bestest friends.
Mammy has been looking at photos of you when you were a baby, and it doesn't seem like that long ago, in fact, it only feels like yesterday that I gave birth to you. Time sure has gone by, too quickly. I wish it slowed down a little. We weren't sure how you'd react being a big sister but you are the best big sister ever. You are so amazing with Freddie, your little brother. Although, we do have to tell you to be slowly or be careful because you're quite heavy handed and don't understand properly that you can hurt him without realising. But, Freddie looks up to you so much. He loves you so much and so does your big sister, Mia.
Your such an amazing girl. I'll never forget that time I held you for the first time and got that first cuddle with you. It was such an amazing experience. It makes me sad that you're not that small anymore. Five years old seems like such a huge milestone. It's such a big age for a child. You've changed so much in the past few couple of years. Your speech is fantastic now, you'd never think that you had to go to speech therapy and speech and language school, you did brilliantly, and we're so proud of you. Your writing is coming on fantastically well, and you recognise numbers and letters pretty well too. You're changing so much each day now we see a big change in you.
Stay yourself baby girl. We love you so much.
Happy birthday my crazy baby girl.
All our love,
Mam a Dad