What is five?
Five is snuggles and cuddles, and the sweetest young boy.
Five is finding your voice and becoming your own person.
Five is meeting new friends, friends who are all your own.
Five is testing your limits more than ever before, and struggling to understand the consequences that come with it.
Five is whiny, and impatient, and willful.
Five is bold, and full of attitude.
Five is learning to read, discovering chapter books, and practicing to write letters.
Five is a fondness for building things, taking things apart and getting dirty.
Five is being a big brother, who’s magical and yet so much fun to tease.
Five is being a big brother, and setting an example.
Five is Mario and Donkey Kong and Scooby Doo.
Five is “I’m bored.”
Five is tender and loving and generous and kind.
Five is showing the complexity of your individual character.
Five has come too fast.
Slow down, darling boy, slow down.