Meghan Markle Says Royal African Tour Is Scheduled around Baby Archie's Feeding Times
Meghan Markle reveals that she has been fortunate enough to organize her royal tour of Africa schedule around her son's feeding times.
Despite trying to maintain as much privacy as they can for their family, since the birth of Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle can't escape questions about their son.
The doting parents aren't holding back either on sharing little details with the public about how they are tackling parenthood.
Capturing the public's fascination with Archie, Royal Editor at HELLO! Emily Nash tweeted:
"Harry and Meghan meet Somaya Ebrahim, 81, a former District Six resident, who was in the crowds when the Queen visited in 1947 with her parents and Princess Margaret. She asked them: 'Where's Archie?' and was told 'hes sleeping!' #sussexroyaltour #RoyalTourAfrica."
Harry and Meghan meet Somaya Ebrahim, 81, a former District Six resident, who was in the crowds when the Queen visited in 1947 with her parents and Princess Margaret. She asked them: “Where’s Archie?” and was told “he’s sleeping!” #sussexroyaltour #RoyalTourAfrica pic.twitter.com/r3LH8hyzD1— Emily Nash (@emynash) September 23, 2019
The royal tour of Africa is the first international engagement the couple has embarked on as a family, since welcoming their son.
"We're doing well. I think the schedule — they have been very kind to me, because everything is based around Archie's feeding times. So it's a full plate. We're making it work. It's worth it."
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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex and baby Archie met Archbishop Desmond Tutu and his daughter, Thandeka, this morning as they continue their #RoyalVisitSouthAfrica 👋 They met to discuss the work of the Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation, which was founded in Cape Town in 2013. The Foundation contributes to the development of youth and leadership, and facilitates discussions about social justice and human purpose. In 2015, in recognition of the Archbishop Tutu’s services to UK communities and international peace, The Duke of Sussex presented The Archbishop with the "Insignia of an Honorary member of The Order of the Companions of Honour" on behalf of The Queen. Her Majesty has met Archbishop Tutu many times over the course of her reign including in 1995, 2004 and 2013. Follow @sussexroyal for more.
Meghan shared how she has coped since his departure, she reveals:
"Harry has continued on in a couple [of] other countries — we are reuniting today, which I can't wait for, I miss him so much!"
Meanwhile Meghan & Archie were spotted boarding a fight to Johannesburg from Cape Town. They’ll be reunited with Harry on Tuesday. Could she be wearing her #smartset shirt & trousers? #RoyalTourAfrica #RoyalVisitSouthAfrica pic.twitter.com/KrkMd9mNt6— Emily Andrews (@byEmilyAndrews) September 28, 2019
Since announcing their arrival in Africa, Harry has emphasized how important the tour has been in supporting many of the causes he is passionate about.
Sharing the same sentiments, Meghan continues talking to reporters, saying:
"But I think for us it has been a really special trip, because you get to see when you're focusing on the causes that are really important to us, you can see that the impact is good, and it feels meaningful."
According to Daily Mail, royal tours are organized by Buckingham Palace, together with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Harry and Meghan's private office staff.
Their teams work together to plan their daily activities. It is reported this tour was unique because at 5-months-old, Archie is the youngest royal to embark on an international tour.