Stacey Solomon has shared an emotional tribute to her son Zachary as he celebrates his 14th birthday in style.
The 32-year-old mum took to Instagram on Monday afternoon to share the sweet message to her first born as she reflected on what life was like for her as a teen mum when she gave birth to him back in 2008.
She explained how falling pregnant with her eldest child helped to give her life “purpose” as she shared a series of adorable home videos of her eldest son with on Instagram.
He was seen cuddling up to his younger siblings and playing with their adorable dogs in the emotional clip as she gushed over the brilliant young man he is growing up to be.
She wrote: “Happy Birthday Zachary. It definitely wasn’t a coincidence. The truth is you changed my whole life.
“I could never comprehend the light and love you would bring. At 17 years old the things they said about us, what they didn’t know was that you were my beginning, my reason, my sole purpose to get up and do my absolute best.”
The loving mum continued: “And you’ve been by my side ever since. It would never have turned out this way without you. Zachary I’m so proud of the man you are becoming and the kind, caring, amazing person that you are.
“We did it Zachy. 14 years my darling boy to the moon and back forever & always.”
Fans and celebrity friends of the Tap to Tidy influencer swarmed to her comments section to pass on their birthday wishes to the Zach online.
And the first to pass on his well wishes was doting step-dad and husband-to-be Joe Swash as he penned: “Happy birthday son. Thank you for being such a special man. We love you [heart emoji].”
Davina McCall also penned: “Oh this is so lovely [smiling emoji] how perfect you have been for each other.”
Close friend and fellow online influencer Mrs Hinch added: “I am in tears Stace [crying and heart emoji] happy birthday to dear Zachy! So precious xxx.”
One of her doting fans penned: “He is amazing [applaud emoji] and yes you and him started off together when others probably looked down their nose at you but who is laughing now [smile emoji] with hard work and drive xx.”
Another chimed in with: “Oh goodness, I’m an absolute mess! [crying emoji] this is beautiful, he’s such a credit to you and he’s one lucky boy to have you as his mum! Happy Birthday Zach! [purple heart emoji].”
A third shared: “Aww this brought a tear to my eye [heart emoji] happy birthday Zachary. Hope you’ve have the best day xxx.”
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