How Well Is Prince Harry Adjusting To Fatherhood?
It’s been a busy few weeks for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Not only did the pair welcome their adorable firstborn child, Archie, into the world just under three weeks ago, the couple also celebrated their one year wedding anniversary this past Monday.
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But how is Prince Harry adjusting to his new life and his new title of family man? If his own words are to be believed, fatherhood has been a beautiful mix of surreal and serene feelings. Prince Harry addressed a crowd of reporters mere hours after baby Archie was born stating, “It’s been the most amazing experience I could ever have possibly imagined.” But how is he feeling now that he’s got a few weeks of parenting under his belt?
On Friday, Prince Harry traveled to Rome, Italy to participate in the ninth annual Sentebale ISPS Handa Polo Cup. The new dad co-founded Sentebale, along with Prince Seeiso back in 2006. The organization’s mission is to raise money and awareness for children and adolescents who are affected by HIV in southern Africa.
While the Prince was in Italy, he spent time with his close friend, Nacho Figueras. Figueras is an Argentine polo player and was also at the Sentebale Polo Cup to show his support for the organization. When asked about how Prince Harry is adjusting to his new life as a father, he stated the following.
“Two weeks after the birth of his baby, the Duke is doing great. I saw him earlier and he is ready. He slept well and is ready to play a great game. He seems to be very happy. I think this is a very exciting part of his life. He was ready for it and he is loving it. When duty calls, he is just 24 hours away from home, and I am sure he is doing just fine. He is a wonderful father and very present and he is here for an amazing cause.”
Apparently, Prince Harry’s amazing parenting skills come as no surprise to those who know him best. The Prince is known to be a natural with children and someone they consider to be loving and trustworthy.
Figueras continued on to confirm these beliefs by proudly stating “The Duke is the kind of father I always imagined he would be. He has always had a great love for children and a great understanding of them. I noticed that becoming a father has influenced him and his dedication and love for the project is now stronger than ever. The Duke is very happy with this stage of his life and I believe he is going to enjoy it very much.”
With these kind words, it seems that Prince Harry truly is the epitome of dad goals. We hope that the transition into parenthood continues to be a smooth one for both he and Markle. We are sending well wishes to the new family of three, and hope they continue to have good health and happiness.