Thursday, February 23, 2012

My first born big boy baby

Over 9 years ago, my sweet, cuddly, kind biggest boy was born. I really like him. Since him, we've added three more brothers making him the oldest of four. Sometimes this tender hearted first born gets the short end of the stick. After all, sharing with three brothers can be hard. Understanding how to wait while I help a littler boy can be hard. Choosing to be nice when a younger brother is is not can be hard.

Roman has his moments. Sometimes it's difficult to chose a right way, but more often we find him doing things like putting a smile on the face of a little brother who's frustrated that he can't play like he wants because he has a full leg cast.



I know being the oldest is a big responsibility. We pray he will continue to receive God's strength to be a great example and encourager to his little bros.

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6 comments:

Mystic_Mom said...

It is not easy to be a softy and a older sibling. Been there! So glad you shared about him. That is wonderful to hear how his heart shines.

Allison Hoffman said...

what a great big brother, especially when it's not always easy!

Tammy said...

High fives to Roman!!

Tina said...

Oh the big brother!! It IS tough! Great job, mom and dad, for leading a future leader. Sweet pics!

mommy of Five said...

great job mom and dad on raising a great big brother, even though it has to be hard! keep it up big brother =0)

Cowtown Camera Girl said...

So fun to see you pop up on my blog reader again! :) Nell