today you are 5. five!
today you are like magic. i want to freeze you forever.
today you are overwhelmingly sweet. i love that most about you.
today you are 40 pounds and getting taller quick.
today you love german oven pancakes most.
today you prefer sad, funny, or gross stories only. you say the others are boring.
today you are growing your hair out, and it's just past your shoulders. you like it in braids.
today you like anything by shel silverstein.
today you wake at 7 and always start the day with an episode of fresh beat band.
today you finally like being a girl.
today you adore your brothers, and are a better big sister than i ever thought a little girl could be.
today you are silly. those hips of yours can sure move, and you have perfected your english accent.
today you are always aware.
today you say cunchtable, for comfortable, and it's the best thing ever.
today you are polite and very caring.
today you don't want help in or out of the car.
today you can pour your own drink.
today you like to play family, candy land, chutes & ladders, and memory.
today you are less shy to strangers and extremely chatty at home.
today you still snuggle your blank.
today you brush your own teeth, your own hair, and tie your shoes.
today you love to draw streets and towns.
today you can sing most adele songs.
today you are easy to smile, and give love freely.
today you are sounding out your words.
today you still love to help me in the kitchen. i hope that never ends.
today you are forgiving and oddly patient.
today your favorite are jeans and a tee shirt.
today you are tough, a fast runner, and very flexible.
today you have a sensitive heart. you don't like to be the center of attention, it makes you nervous.
today you still put an f before the words remember, remind, and relax and i don't want to correct you.
today you still can't sit through an entire movie.
today you like having your tummy tickled at bedtime, and a song sung to you.
today you are competitive and love a good contest. mostly if you win.
today you get hot easily and spend most nights shirtless.
today you are growing out of playing cars.
today you wear a necklace each day, and one spray of kid perfume.
today you tell me you love me, daddy, the boys, AND yourself... and that makes me so happy.
today you are one whole hand! Happy Birthday sweet Taters!!!!!!!!!!!!
(I feel like I think I should when I like, turn 60 or something. Her life is over. yep. It's all downhill from here, and I don't want to talk or think about it.) But really, I can't even talk about it.