23 March 2020 04:32
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have paid a very global tribute to mothers 'all over the world' in a social media post shared on UK's Mother's Day. Taking to the Sussex Royal Instagram account, Prince Harry, 35, and Meghan Markle, 38, penned: 'No matter what you call your mum, this Mother's Day in the UK, we honour the mums all over the world who do so much every single day, and now more than ever.' They shared the touching caption alongside a blue background which featured a variation of different ways in which sons and daughters universally address their mums - including 'mummy, mom, mama, granny, and nan - before simply concluding: 'Thank you.' Californian-born Meghan Markle, who will celebrate her first Mother's Day in the US on May 10, became a mum to Archie, now 10 months, on May 6, when he was born at 5.26am weighing 7lbs 3oz. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have paid tribute to mothers across the globe with a heartwarming social media post. Alongside the caption, the royal couple shared an image which read: 'Mummy, mom, mama, granny, and nan. The message (pictured) read: 'No matter what you call your mum, this Mother's Day in the UK, we honour the mums all over the world who do so much every single day, and now more than ever' The royal couple's Mother's Day Instagram post comes hours after Prince William and Kate Middleton shared a more personal message, alongside treasured photos and a card Prince George made for Kate. Taking to the Kensington Palace Royal Instagram account, the Duke, 37, and Duchess of Cambridge, 38, penned: 'To mothers new and old and families spending today together and apart – we are thinking of you all at this difficult time.
Taking to the Kensington Palace Royal Instagram account, the Duke, 37, and Duchess of Cambridge, 38, posted a more personal message in the form of poignant throwback pictures to celebrate Mother's Day. Pictured, Prince William and Kate Middleton with their children in Norfolk The royal couple shared an adorable card Prince George made to celebrate Mother's Day (pictured) In a heartfelt caption, the couple penned: 'To mothers new and old and families spending today together and apart – we are thinking of you all at this difficult time. Their images included a previously unseen snap of the duke and duchess giving George, six, and Princess Charlotte, four, a piggyback, one of William and brother Prince Harry as youngsters with their late mother, Diana, Princess of Wales. On Instagram, a message said the royals were thinking of mothers everywhere on what could be 'a different and difficult day' as the nation is urged to avoid visiting their parents amid the coronavirus pandemic. In another photo, Prince Harry and Prince William, dressed in the same outfit, can be seen smiling alongside their mother, the late Princess Diana (pictured) Clarence House wished people a Happy Mother's Day 'particularly in a year when families may not be able to be together'. The royal family shared a black and white image of the Queen, then Princess Elizabeth, in 1951 with her mother, Queen Elizabeth, holding on to their hats as they arrived at Westminster Abbey for a wedding.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge released a message for the UK's mothers today as millions of people spend Mother's Day apart from their families. Kate and William shared their mother's day message via the Kensington Palace Twitter account with a collage of pictures celebrating the Cambridges' mothers. The message from the couple read: "To mothers new and old and families spending today together and apart – we are thinking of you all at this difficult time. In their post, the royals included four pictures, the first two showing the Cambridges together and Princes Harry and William with their mother, Princess Diana. READ MORE: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry surprise fans with Instagram update But Meghan and Harry, who are quitting royal duties for a new life in North America, did not post a picture of their son Archie.
The Royal Family's social media accounts posted a black and white photo of the Queen, then Princess Elizabeth, with her mother, Queen Elizabeth. The message read: "Mothering Sunday is a chance to thank and celebrate all mothers and caregivers, wherever they may be. "Today may be a different and difficult day for those who would usually plan to spend time with their mothers, as we adapt to the necessary changes and disruption to our normal routine and regular patterns of life. With so many people today unable to spend time with their mothers, we at the Diss Express thought we would give people the chance to put Mother's Day messages and pictures of their mums on our Facebook page. Hey Mum, I know I will not spend the day in the same room as you today, but I hope by now you should know that we do not have to do that for you to know how much I love you. So if you wish to post your own message and picture to celebrate your mothers, go to the Diss Express Facebook page and put them under this post.