The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have released an adorable video of their son Archie to mark his first birthday.
The happy couple, who are currently residing in Los Angeles, partnered with Save the Children for their child’s big day as they shared a very special moment between mother and son.
Meghan, 38, can be seen cuddling Archie on her lap as she reads him the book Duck! Rabbit! while Harry, 35, films them both.
Meghan begins the video by telling her tot: “For Save with Stories, we’re going to read Duck! Rabbit!” before letting Archie open the book.
As the former Suits actress reads the cute story to her son, Archie can be seen giggling while Harry laughs behind the camera.
The former royal is later heard making duck noises as he and Meghan attempt to keep their son’s attention as he tries to wriggle out of his mum’s arms.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex decided to help Save the Children raise urgent funds for the charity’s coronavirus appeal by reading Archie’s favourite book. A spokesman for the Duke and Duchess said they wanted to mark Archie’s birthday by highlighting the issues.
The Duke has long been active in charity work for children and young people, notably in Africa. The Duchess has spoken passionately about gender equality, focusing global attention on the disadvantages faced by girls in health, education and prospects for work.
Launched in the US by Jennifer Garner and Amy Adams and led in the UK by Poppy Delevigne, every donation to Save with Stories will help raise urgent funds for the children and families who’ve been hardest hit by the coronavirus crisis, both in the UK and around the world.
Save the Children are regularly sharing videos of everyone’s favourite people reading beautiful children’s books – perfect for firing up kids’ imaginations and giving grown-ups the chance to take a breath while they’re stuck at home.
You can donate to Save the Children here.