Will Meghan Markle or Prince Harry Be Responsible for Giving Baby Archie a Normal Life?

Before Baby Archie was even born, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry made it pretty well known that they wanted him to have a normal life, away from the spotlight. After all, this was their main reason for moving from Kensington Palace to the quiet, countryside town of Windsor.

Despite rumors that they were leaving London to escape tension with other royal family members, it turns out that this was not true. They didn’t want their son to grow up living his life in the public eye, with every move scrutinized, every decision criticized, and every outing photographed.

Although it seems that both of the new parents are in agreement regarding this decision, fans have to wonder which of them will be responsible for giving Baby Archie Harrison a “normal” life — will it be Harry or Meghan?

Prince Harry knows all too well what living in the public eye can mean

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If anyone knows what it is like to live life under a microscope, it is Prince Harry. From the time he was born, he and his family have been followed by photographers on a regular basis, with just about everything happening in their lives becoming headline news. For instance, Harry was photographed by the news media on his first day of school, it was known to fans around the world when he took trips, and he couldn’t step out for some recreational time without the flashbulbs going off.

A tragedy in Prince Harry’s life will make him more protective of Baby Archie

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Just about every royal fan can remember where they were and what they were doing when they heard the devastating news that Harry’s mother, Princess Diana, had been tragically killed in a car crash in Paris. Harry was only 12 years old at the time that his mother was taken from him so suddenly. He has openly spoken about the impact that it had on him, and how difficult it was growing up without a person that he so desperately needed. On the night of the accident, Diana and her boyfriend, Dodi Fayed, were being chased by photographers, who continued to snap pictures even after the horrific crash occurred. Princes William and Harry have always blamed the photographers for the accident.

Meghan Markle grew up in a different environment

Thousands of miles away in California, Meghan grew up living what can be called a “normal” life. Although her father, Thomas Markle, often took her to work with him on the set of the popular show Married With Children, Meghan wasn’t living a life in the spotlight. She wasn’t yet famous, and unlike Harry, she had no idea what it meant to have every move watched by the entire world.

This life meant that Meghan could do things that Harry couldn’t, such as eating out at restaurants without people taking pictures, or walk down the street seemingly unnoticed. Now that she is a royal, she is experiencing the same life in the spotlight that Harry has had since the day he was born.

Which parent will be responsible for giving Baby Archie a quiet life?

Chances are, they both will. Although Harry seems like he is desperate for little Archie to have a quiet upbringing, it would seem that Meghan certainly agrees. Over the past few years, she has become one of the most popular women in the entire world, suddenly living her life in the royal spotlight. In fact, when she and Harry first began dating, he feared for her safety. It would appear that Meghan and Harry are going above and beyond and doing everything that they can to make sure that Archie is shielded from the public eye.