Prince Harry and Meghan are celebrating baby Archie’s first birthday! They celebrated the day by posting a video of Meghan reading to him and it’s just so heartwarming. She read the story Duck, Rabbit! which is one of Archie’s favorite books. They add that the footage was taken in California where they are currently living under strict coronavirus conditions.
The video was posted on the Instagram account of Save the Children. It was posted in support of a campaign to support families impacted by the pandemic in both the US and UK. The charity is raising funds to provide food and education for children who usually rely on going to school for their meals.
Meghan Markle reads to baby Archie in a new heartwarming video
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Other members of the Royal Family have also wished baby Archie a happy birthday. The Royal Family Twitter account posted a photo of Archie and Meghan with great-grandparents, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, and grandmother Doria Ragland, Meghan’s mother. Their birthday message to Archie read, “Happy Birthday to Archie Mountbatten-Windsor who is celebrating his 1st birthday today! Archie is The Queen’s eighth great-grandchild.”
Prince William and Kate Middleton also wished Archie a very happy birthday. They say in a message, “Wishing Archie a very happy first birthday today!”
This all comes shortly after Harry and Meghan decided to take a step back from the Royal Family duties
Wishing Archie a very happy first birthday today! 🎈 pic.twitter.com/dEjvnSjGGM
— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) May 6, 2020
Harry and Meghan moved to CA earlier this year when they stunned the public by announcing that they would no longer be involved with the Royal Family duties. They said that they would divide their time between the UK and North America and also start paying their own bills. Harry would later make a statement saying that it was a decision he did not make lightly and that it brought him great sadness.
Aside from this, the couple continues to stay in touch with UK-based charities and organizations that are supporting others through the current pandemic. Happy 1st birthday, Little Archie!