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Sparky Photo Warning: He Turned 5

I don’t want the honesty of my recent posts to make anyone think I’m not grateful what for I have and for the amazing living child I get to watch growing up and thriving around me. My life is quite perfect from the outside; all the darkness is within. I know this. So here’s a post about this little spark of light and wonder that I live with.

Last month Sparky turned 5. He’s amazing. He loves cuddles. His best friend is his Monkey George (Monkey was a 2nd birthday gift and so has just turned 3!). He’s in kindergarten so is learning numbers and is starting to read. He has a billion best friends and is always making more. He loves dancing just because dancing. He’s climbed the walls of a Japanese castle (oops!) and patted a penguin. He adores babies. He loves Weird Al and ABBA. He and my precious girl dog are finally beginning to play with each other – although they will never be close as neither wants to relinquish being the centre of the universe. He’s appalled by the idea that now he’s 5 I’m requiring him to wipe his own bottom. He can fall in love with a rock if it is a colour or shape that appeals. He adores Spider-Man, Batman, etc just because they’re cool (I wish there was a better reason, but he’s his own self.). This year he has added a new country to his travels, Japan, and has visited our capital city, Canberra. My Sparky.

More treasures found//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js

Very proud of his drawing//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js

Rivulet crossing//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js

E made this for daddy//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js

E was happy here//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js

E and S on Miyajima//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js

Matadate shed//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js

Patting a penguin//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js

Deck shenanigans//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js

I have no idea whose child that might be//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js

land//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js

Almost cake scrum time!!!!//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js

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    08/09/2016 at 4:17 am

    He’s gorgeous!

    And isn’t it amazing how they’re willing to climb temples and be brave explorers, but wiping their own rear ends is beyond their capabilities?

  2. 09/09/2016 at 7:02 pm

    What a Gorgeous kid! Happy birthday sparky

  3. 08/12/2016 at 3:58 am

    That is one cute kid! What a beautiful smile

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