A Birthday Letter

From day one you stole my heart. My tiny bundle of joy, a second son to bring love and happiness into our lives. A little boy to love, cherish and nurture.

It's eighteen years today since I held you in my arms for the very first time, and looked into those gorgeous blue eyes and promised always to love you, to be there for you, and forever and always protect you.

Remember that no matter what, you can always count on me. I will always be by your side.
Never doubt how much you mean to me, and how much you are loved.



You have grown up SO much. I cant believe how fast the years have gone. It seems like yesterday you were running around at knee height, and now I have to look up at you.

Forever my 'little' 'big' boy.....

Always the smallest at school, you would get very cranky when your teachers would move you to the front and make reference to your height.
So cranky that you once refused to line up and attend the school assembly unless the teacher would allow you to be last in the line instead of first.

Your determination is a strong part of your personality.


From day one you have been feisty, and have always been competitive. No matter what you are involved in, your determination to come first and not be left behind has been your number one aim.

You have grown up into a wonderful young man, one that any mother would be proud of. I am ever so grateful that God gave me the opportunity to be your mum, it is an Honor, and one that I will cherish for my entire life time.

You are a very caring person, always the first to lend a hand where ever it may be needed.

You are selfless, in a very selfish world.
You can brighten even the darkest of days.


Today as you celebrate your eighteenth birthday, I hope that the wish you make as you blow out your birthday candles comes true. You deserve nothing but happiness in your life.

So my birthday boy, may all your dreams come true, and that as you follow your life's path, you continue to do so with confidence  strength and that gorgeous smile.

The entire world is now at your feet, you are about to begin the next part of your life's journey, never loose sight of your dreams or your determination to succeed.

You are a light in my life that burns brighter each and every day.
Happy 18th birthday my sweet boy, enjoy life to the full xxxx


Linking up with Jess this first Tuesday in December with bells on my fingers and tinsel in my hair for another fun filled IBOT





















6 comments :

  1. Happy Birthday to your young man! Wow 18! I do not even want to think about the day when my boys turn 18....what a huge milestone and such a beautiful letter from you to him xx Josefa #teamIBOT

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    1. It has come all to quickly, they grow up so fast xx

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  2. Wow I bet the years have just flown by, but right now I can't imagine my boys ever being that big! I hope he had a great day lovely xx

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    1. Thanks Em, he did have a great day even though he had to work. Time has just flown by....its sad but I know that there are more fun times and memories to be had and made xxxx

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  3. Happy birthday to your boy! How fast did those 18 years go Beck? Now he's all grown up!

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  4. That baby grew up into a handsome young man. I know how quickly that happens.

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