S: NOW YOU ARE FIVE!
BC: Before we know it, you will be driving!
FC: ALECKS WAYNE TAYLOR EDEN: NOW YOU ARE FIVE!
1: Everyone was so surprised when Mommy and Daddy told us there was a new baby on the way!
2: But we were all thrilled when you finally arrived.
3: You were such a sweet baby.
4: Your first Christmas was fun for all of us.
5: But looking after a new baby can be hard work.
6: You learned so many things in your first year.
7: Before we knew it, you were on the move.
8: It seemed in no time, you reached your first birthday.
9: You got some great presents.
10: But the best present of all was Lucy, your new puppy
11: She became your new playmate!
12: She sure is lots of fun- even to lean on. | Three "dogs" in a row - Bear, Alecks, and Lucy!
13: Grandma and Papa are very lucky because you stay with us often. We go to favourite places. | The Butterfly Conservatory
14: Chudleigh's Apple Farm
15: Centre Island - a favourite summer adventure!
16: Sometimes we visit a cottage.
17: But you also like to just hang out at Grandma and Papa's!
18: Play the piano, read, make biscuits ....
19: Shop. vacuum, help Papa in the garage!
20: Use your imagination inside and out ...
21: Construction projects and chores are all part of the fun.
22: Every year, there are special holidays. | Hallowe'en is a favourite one!
24: Dressing up is fun even when it isn't Hallowe'en.
25: You make every Christmas special
26: And you are always very patient.
27: You enjoyed your first birthday so much, you decided to have one every year! | TWO
30: When you were almost three, you were the very handsome ring-bearer when Mommy and Daddy got married.
31: You had fun! | Until you got too tired!
32: When you were four, you were a brave boy when Dr. Ahmed replaced the lens on your right eye.
33: There are many people who love you. | Mommy | Daddy
34: E - or Auntie Rachelle | Uncle Ray
35: Grammy | Uncle Mike | Uncle Scott. who could not be found in any pictures!
36: Uncle Jeff | and your cousin, Blaine.
37: Papa, who plays with you for hours and hours.
38: And Grandma - who tells you Goldilocks Stories | SIngs you "Alecks" songs - "There is a little boy whose name is Alecks..."
39: And made this book so you would know how much I love you.
40: We can't believe you are already five and in Senior Kindergarten | September 10, 2012
41: It seems like just yesterday you were our tiny baby -or just a toddler getting started!