During the conversation, Prince Harry opened up about life since stepping away from the royal family, telling Winfrey that he has spoken to his grandmother, the Queen, more in the last year than he has in “many, many years” and that she does Zoom calls with Archie.
The Duke of Sussex also discussed life with Archie in California in quarantine, with the soon-to-be father-of-two revealing how special it has been to have this time with his son and be able to spend it outdoors.
“This year has been crazy for everybody,” he said. “But to have outdoor space where I can go for walks with Archie and we can go for walks as a family and with the dogs or have a hike or go down to the beach, which is so close, all of these things…
“The highlight for me is sticking him on the back of the bicycle in his little baby seat and taking him on these bike rides, which is something I was never able to do when I was young.”
The couple also discussed the toddler’s latest words, with Meghan telling Winfrey that Archie has been “on a roll” learning new vocabulary.
“In the past couple weeks, it’s been ‘hydrate,’ which is just hysterical,” she revealed, before Prince Harry added that Archie has also been encouraging people to “drive safe” every time they leave the house.
“But also, any time anyone leaves the house, he’s like ‘Drive safe!’ she said while laughing: “‘Drive safe!’ He’s not even two yet.”
On social media, the details about the couple’s first born child were met with positive reactions, with many royal fans sharing their excitement at learning new things about Archie.
“I SQUEALED when they said: ‘hydrate.’ NOT HYDRATE! Archie with the self-care reminders?!” one person tweeted.
Another person joked: “Archie saying ‘hydrate’ and ‘drive safe’ is true California energy.”
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