Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, is shining a light on her life as a mom in a new conversation with fellow mothers Sophie Trudeau, wife of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and actor and director Pamela Adlon.
In a new episode of her “Archetypes” podcast titled “Good Wife/Bad Wife, Good Mom/Bad Mom,” Meghan described what life at home is like with her husband Prince Harry and their two children Archie, 3, and Lili, 1.
“The morning rush … for me, it’s both monitors on for the kids, to hear them,” she said. “Always up with Lili, get her downstairs, then half an hour later, Archie’s up. Start doing his lunchbox right before he’s up while I have [Lili], getting her a little nibble. My husband’s helping me get him downstairs and I make breakfast for all three of them. It’s very important to me. I love doing it.”
The Duchess of Sussex added she’s been “in the thick of it” with her two young kids, especially since Lili started walking a few months ago, and said that mornings can feel like “a whirlwind.”
She said that becoming a parent had opened her eyes to all the unpaid labor and hard work that goes into raising children, which in turn led to a deeper appreciation of all the weight single parents have to bear.
“It is so much work to be a mom when you are just trying to be a…