It was quite some time before I took my first child out in public after she was born. I was really nervous for many reasons – I feared that some stranger would get her sick, that I might put her car seat in the car incorrectly, that she wasn’t warm enough in the cold weather, that she would start crying and never stop.
The list went on and on. But one of the more prominent reasons I was hesitant to go out with my newborn was that I’d be judged by other moms.
I did not want anyone to think I was a bad mom because I was doing something inherently obvious to every mother but me.
Thank goodness I’m not Meghan Markle.
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor attend the King Power Royal Charity Polo Match, on July 10, 2019, in Wokingham, England. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
While being married to a royal prince and getting to wear a sparkly crown is probably quite enjoyable, taking her 2-month-old on out in public is probably not. This is especially