Meghan Markle’s rare glimpse into Archie and Lilibet’s bond
The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, has previously spoken openly about the bond between her royal children Archie and Lilibet on The Ellen Degeneres Show – details here
The Duchess of Sussex offered little snippets of his family life with Prince Harry and their two children, Archie and Lilibet. And earlier this week, they delighted fans after released a brand new image of Lilibet to celebrate her first birthday – a picture taken at her first birthday party in London.
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However, in November, Meghan surprised royal watchers when she spoke for the first time about the brotherly relationship between little Archie and Lilibet. The Ellen Degeneres show.
WATCH: Meghan chats with Ellen about her children’s sweet bond
Prince Harry and his wife Meghan have welcomed their second child Lilibet – named after the Queen‘s childhood nickname – in June 2021 and have since kept their home life in the California neighborhood of Montecito extremely private.
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But in a rare interview with Meghan’s close friend Ellen, the royal mother spoke candidly about her young children, aged two and five months, and revealed their adorable bond.
Photo credit: Michael Rozman/Warner Bros.
Ellen asked Meghan about her son Archie, saying: “Is he a good big brother?” to which the Duchess replied: “He loves being a big brother!”
She continued, “Someone told H (Harry) and I that when you have a kid, it’s a hobby, and two kids are parents. Suddenly we realized, oh yeah, the whole everyone talks about what it’s like for the second child, but nobody talks about the adjustment for the first child when the second child comes in. So I think they have this moment of, ‘Oh, it’s fun …oh, that’s how it is now’.”
Ellen replied, “Well, he’s nice!”
Archie tended the eggs in his chicken coop at the family home in Montecito
Meghan also shared a new photo of Archie on the show, which showed the toddler feeding chickens in the garden at the family home. Archie was dressed in jeans, a gray t-shirt and yellow boots in a snap.
We also heard about Archie and Lilibet’s adorable Halloween costumes in the interview. Meghan revealed: “We wanted to do something fun for the kids and then the kids weren’t into it at all. Archie was a dinosaur for maybe five minutes. Still not five minutes, Harry convinced him to put your head. But Lilibet was a skunk and it was so cute. She was Bambi’s flower.”
Photo of Prince Harry and Meghan at the Queen’s Jubilee celebrations
And there were a few sleepless nights for the family, as Lilibet was teething at the time. Meghan said: “She’s sleeping well but the teeth are coming in so any mum will understand where you’re going they might be the best in the world but the moment that happens you have so much sympathy so yes, I’m up most of the night.”
Ellen added that Meghan has “a great teething thing” that she puts in the freezer that soothes Lilibet’s gums. It looks like normal family life to us!
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