A for amazing, for the affection that beams from your smile, your eyes, your everythingB for bravery, big brother, books, and belief in our words, trusting us to tell you the truth
C for character, curiosity, and closing all the doors (even those we wanted open...) and car trucks - your favourite thing to spot on the road
D for dude, and determination - defying the expectations of so many of those doctors of yours
E for enthusiasm, eagerness, entertaining, and extraordinary - every day is extraordinary with you
F for funny, for friends, food and family - all at the same time is even better!
G for giggling, genuine and generous - loving to share, to see others smile
H for humour, and hugs - holding on to us so tight you are forever imprinted on our hearts, on our lives
I for so much of you - individual, independant, and incredible
J for joker, jumpers and jam - on your toast for breakfast, then on your face for the next hour or two
K for kindness, and kitchens to cook in, as fond of making as you are of eating
L for laughter, the love of your siblings, and you as a litmus test, separating out the types of people
M for mischief, memories and making a difference
N for normal, for natter, for nosey - and for noise
O for optimistic, only you, truly one of a kind
P for personality, so developed a self, but certainly not the most patient of people!
Q for quality of life - something you show us all the time, delighting in the simplest of pleasures
R for resilience, for raindrops falling on your head, and for you turning pages, reading books to yourself
S for siblings that love you, surprises and smiles
T for trust, letting us tickle your sensitive feet and spot that brightest twinkle in your eye
U for unique, for upset - holding a hand or stroking another's hair if they're upset
V for volume - making noise is a favourite past time, singing along to the radio, 'louder, louder'
W for water, for the tidal wave as you twist and slide in the bath
X for kisses - a kiss good morning, a kiss goodnight, a kiss better, a kiss to say thank you, a kiss to say I love you
Y for young man, leaving childhood behind you
Z for catching those z's, snuggled on my lap, leaning your head against me as I feel your heart beat
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This is my people who know Smiler alphabet. Last year I wrote a people who don't know Smiler one, about what they see when they look at my gorgeous son - we definitely have the best view!