Most children stick to drawing flowers, sunshine and family pets for their mum and dad.

But one boy decided to cut out all the nonsense and depict what life is really all about.

The picture shows the ‘waterslide of life’ with five different aged people taking a ride.

The image was uploaded to Twitter by comedian Brian Sack, after he received it from his 11-year old son Antel.

The first person is a small baby. The second person on the slide has a look of panic washed across their face – perhaps a close depiction of adolescent struggle.

The third person, presumably middle-aged, is having a whale of a time, but after that everything appears to go downhill.

For the last person at the end of the slide, there is no pool to catch their fall.

Brian tweeted a photo of the birthday cake alongside the caption: “#blessed