Saturday, 4 January 2014

One Year Ago....

.... this happened

 ... and our lives were turned upside down in the most wonderful way.

Theodore (Teddy) Beau Philip Robinson entered our lives on January 5th 2013 (a whopping 9lbs 8oz) and brought with him the most wonderful sunshine.
Our lives have been enriched, filled to the brim with love and completely and utterly transformed with the arrival of this gorgeous wee man.
He has helped heal broken hearts, fixed teenage angst and added a richness to our lives 
that we would never have thought possible.

My son...
while I cannot even begin to understand where a whole year has gone... I also can hardly remember life without you here! 
Your brothers still race in to be the first to hold you in the morning... your beautiful chuckle when your siblings play with you never fails to make everyone else laugh in turn, those facial expressions you have mastered are priceless and we are all taking huge delight in watching you learn to walk.

This has been the most wonderful, wonderful year and I am saddened that it has come to an end. Sad to not have a wee babe in my arms but excited too as you begin to develop more and more of your personality. You are incredibly cheeky... that grin when you know you are being disobedient makes it so hard to punish you! You are so very stubborn too -  but also oh! so eager to please! You still don't sleep through the night and I am exhausted with the waking but I treasure that time with you in the dead of the night when no one else is awake and its just you and me. You are very welcome to sleep through though son... I would treasure sleep just the same! 

Your dad and I are so grateful that the Lord gave you to us and we pray that we will be worthy of such a precious gift and always seek to be the parents He has called us to be. 

I pray my Teddy one year rolls into two and two to three, your toddler years to childhood and your adolescence to adulthood that you would know the love of your Saviour, that you would grow to be a man of faith, a lover of wisdom and a follower of Christ.
May you heed the counsel of your father and honour your mother.


We love you with all our hearts



  1. This is so beautiful to read, brought tears to my eyes as i read the last section. Well done to you and your family :)

  2. Its so lovely to see him change from that newborn all the way to a year old, cheeky little man :)) So cute!