Tuesday, 2 February 2010

Happy 1st Birthday my darling baba Honk

Dear Hope

Happy birthday My super little wonkey baby

Thank you for gracing us with your presence for a whole year. !

Thank you for being the most cuddly baby, just what we needed!

 Thank you for giving me the most wonderful view when I wake up every morning-

you, next to me!

Thank you for the way you reach up and hold my hand

when you are feeding or cuddling.

Thank you baby, for the most beautiful smiles you give us each day-

that's all mummy ever wanted- knowing you are happy, mAkes me happy.

Thank you for teaching us all to appreciate the  little moments in life, and

teaching us to enjoy the present.

Thank you for showing us true love,strength, dignity and bravery;For being happy, despite what life

throws at you.

Thank you for letting me Kiss you a million times a day on your

chubby, warm, pink cheeks.

Thank you for your beaUtiful curls behind your ears, your beautiful blue eyes and curled eyelashes, your perfect skin and your funny belly button.

Thank you for being the cutest baby in the world!
Thank you for needing me, as much as i need you.

Thank you for choosing us as your family. We are truly blessed and honoured.

Thank you for a wonderful year!

Birthday girl with her big brother and her new toy- the mirror chimeabout (which Hope LOVES)

A memento of the special day

afternoon nap

Birthday celebrations at Frankie and Benny's

The cake she overindulged so much that she got heartburn~poor baby

                                   'nevermind photos and wishes...give me some of that cake!'

MMM, Honkey loves birthday cake!!!


  1. What a beautiful message Caroline.
    I am loving it, loving it, loving it!
    Everything about the day sounds wonderful and the photos are beautiful.
    Thank you so much for sharing them - really made me smile. As always, the love you have for Hope (and indeed all of your four children) shines through, and she clearly gives out so much joy to everyone who is privileged to have their life touched by hers.
    Big hugs and lots of love to all of you, and give a few of those kisses on Hope's beautiful face from me please XXXX
    Rachel & family xxxxxx

  2. Makes me a bit weepy! Glad to see you and your little one had a great 1st bday! Here's wishing her many many more!!!

  3. aww glad hope had a lovely day, the handprint/footprint on the plate is a lovely idea, she's just so beautiful, never fails to make me smile xx

    tryin to leave the link for the playgym thing lewis has but for some reason won't work, il message ya at facebook :) xx
    lots of love to you all as always xx