Are Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Hiring An American Nanny For Baby Sussex?

We are anxious to hear about the arrival of Baby Sussex, and since the royal baby could arrive any day now — fans of the British Royal Family are literally bubbling with excitement. Though Meghan Markle and Prince Harry understand the public excitement for their bundle of joy, they are also asking for privacy.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will not be announcing Baby Sussex’s birth right away, and they will be taking the next several months to bond with their little one out of the spotlight. In fact, like their in-laws Prince William and Duchess Kate Middleton — the Sussexes are determined to be hands-on parents with only one nanny for extra help. Are Meghan Markle and Prince Harry hiring an American nanny?

Why do Meghan Markle and Prince Harry need a nanny?

Though they will be giving Baby Sussex as normal of a childhood as possible, with their hectic work schedules as royals, and the massive amounts of traveling they will have to do, the pair will most certainly need to employ a royal nanny to look after their bundle of joy.

A nanny is a lifesaver and will be super involved in the lives of the royals, traveling with them and making sure the little royal has consistent bedtimes and bathtimes. The royal nannies act as a guide for parents and are instrumental at high-profile events like royal weddings, the queen’s birthday, and a slew of other engagements to keep the children and their parents calm amid the chaos of the day.

Are Meghan Markle and Prince Harry hiring an American nanny?

While most royal nannies come from Norland College in Bath, England –Markle and Prince Harry are seeking out a different kind of nanny for Baby Sussex. According to Mirror, the royal couple is looking for an American nanny, and they are also open to male applicants. Mirror reported,

They are keen to explore the ­possibility of a male nanny. The worker will earn up to £70,000 ($90,000) a year, depending on ­experience. Meghan was clear in telling recruiters she favors an American over a Brit and wants them to feel part of the family rather than a uniformed member of staff. That is important to her, she’s never hidden the fact she is fiercely proud of her American roots. Their recruitment agency in ­Kensington, West London, ­specializes in providing bilingual childminders as well as Norland nannies, who have long been favored [by] the royal family.

Who is Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis’ nanny?

Hiring a nanny is probably one of the most difficult decisions any parent ever makes. Luckily, Prince William and Duchess Kate Middleton found the perfect person in their children’s nanny –Maria Teresa Turrion Borrallo. Borrallo is a Norland graduate who has been with the Cambridge clan since Prince George was just a few months old.

During her extensive training and education at Norland, Borrallo was taught that “a child is never naughty.” She trained extensively for three years in sewing, cooking, diaper changing, as well as self-defense so that she can be prepared in the event of a kidnapping attempt. Other courses include lice removal, checking on a child’s online activity, and discretion.  Perhaps Borrallo can provide a recommendation for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

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