Meghan and Harry Are Sending Archie to School to Learn ‘Emotional Literacy’

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are said to be sending son Archie to school that teaches pupils “emotional literacy.”

The school is also said to teach “kindness.”

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Scroll on to find out more about Archie’s school…

Meghan and Harry seem to have been the pillars of scrutiny against the Royal Family since stepping down from their positions last January.

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Meghan and Harry said they wanted a more private life for their children, and moved to Los Angeles to live a more normal life out of the media eye.

​However, many feel like the couple has truly slandered the Royal Family.

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And that Harry’s relationships with his brother, father and grandparents is “hanging by a thread.”

Although, through the rifts, there were reports that the Royal Family were “delighted” by the news of the couples second child, Lilibet’s birth.

Despite Harry’s continuous blasting of them across all media platforms.

Harry’s relationship with his family remains strained.

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With Charles apparently refusing his calls on the lead up to the announcement in 2020. Harry also said he was financially cut off from his father after they stepped down and, at first, were forced to live off Diana’s inheritance.

Asked by Oprah Winfrey during their televised interview about why they left, Harry blamed a “lack of support and lack of understanding.”

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He also said he wanted to get away from the ‘genetic pain’ he felt from his family, especially his father, Prince Charles.

“I feel really let down because he’s been through something similar, he knows what pain feels like, (and) Archie’s his grandson.”

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“But at the same time – I will always love him – but there’s a lot of hurt that’s happened and I will continue to make it one of my priorities to try and heal that relationship. But they only know what they know, or what they’re told.”

Then, of course, following Lilibet’s birth came the controversy surrounding her name…

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With one royal biographer, Angela Levin, deeming it as ‘rude.’

As we know, their baby girl was named Lilibet Diana Mountbatten-Windsor.

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Paying tribute to Harry’s late mother Diana, Princess of Wales, who died in 1997, when Harry was just twelve.

The name Lilibet is also a tribute to Queen Elizabeth II herself.

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A family pet name, the Queen bestowed it on herself as a child as she couldn’t pronounce the name Elizabeth. The name was particularly used by the Queen’s late husband Prince Philip. It was also used by her doting father, King George VI.

But, despite the tribute, people still weren’t happy with some even accusing that, by using the Queen’s private pet name as a first name, Harry had broken royal protocol.

Harry was heavily criticized for taking such a private, intimate pet name and giving it to his child, after what some are calling an ‘onslaught of abuse’ against his grandmother and The Firm.

Royal commentator, Richard Kay, suggested that it may be a step too far for Meghan and Harry to name their daughter Lilibet.

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Writing in a column for the Daily Mail, he said: “By giving the baby the name Lilibet, the Queen’s private family nickname – even though they intend to use the diminutive ‘Lili’ for their daughter – there is a risk.”

“Will it be seen as a presumptuous choice for a royal baby who is eighth in line to the throne, but who will grow up on the other side of the world speaking with an American accent?”

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“It is tempting to wonder if Harry would have been so emboldened in his choice if his grandfather Prince Philip – the only close family member permitted to call the Queen ‘Lilibet’ – had still been alive.”

“Doubtless, there will be among the more cautious courtiers at the Palace some discomfort and the odd raised eyebrow at this latest convention-destroying Exocet from the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.”

There was a mixed response to the name, with some believing that the couple were pandering to the Queen for forgiveness, whilst others thought that it was a touching tribute.

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Eventually, though, the controversy took a backseat.

Following that, Meghan revealed in a short clip that she was asking forty friends to donate forty minutes to help mentor a woman back into work.

In a message on their Archewell website with the clip, Meghan also wrote: “In reflecting on my 40th birthday and the many things I am grateful for, I’m struck that time is among our greatest and most essential gifts.”

“Time with our loved ones, time doing the things we love, time spent learning, laughing, growing, and the sacred time we have on this earth. Amongst the most valuable gifts of time is also time spent in service to others knowing that it can contribute to incredible change.”

“To that last point, and with my 40th lap around the sun in mind, it made me wonder: what would happen if we all committed 40 minutes to helping someone else or to mentoring someone in need? And then what would happen if we asked our friends to do the same?”

“In the past two years, and in large part because of the COVID-19 pandemic, tens of millions of women around the world have left the workforce, including over 2 million women in the US.”

“So many of these women are also shouldering the brunt of the crisis when it comes to unpaid labor, including schooling and caring for family members. And the latest research shows that fewer women than men will regain work as we recover from the pandemic.”

“I believe mentorship is one way to help women regain confidence and rebuild their economic strength, and for my birthday, I have asked 40 friends, activists, athletes, artists, and world leaders to help kickoff a global effort by contributing 40 minutes of mentorship to support women re-entering the workforce.”

“With this time, I hope they each help someone advance a professional life on her own terms, and, I hope that they inspire countless others to give 40 minutes of their time as well.

“If you are able, please join us and pledge 40 minutes today in service of others in the way that feels right to you. The time that you donate can contribute to a global wave of service and set in motion meaningful impact in our own communities, and across the world.”

But the peace didn’t last long as the controversy surrounding Harry and Meghan then moved on to something else…

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Their TIME magazine cover.

It was revealed that Harry and Meghan had landed a spot in TIME magazine’s list of The 100 Most Influential People of 2021.

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A brief summary of the couple, wrote by José Andrés, praised the couple for having “compassion for the people they don’t know.”

“It would be much safer to enjoy their good fortune and stay silent,” Andrés wrote.

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“That’s not what Harry and Meghan do, or who they are. They turn compassion into boots on the ground through their Archewell Foundation. They give voice to the voiceless through media production. Hand in hand with nonprofit partners, they take risks to help communities in need—offering mental-health support to Black women and girls in the U.S., and feeding those affected by natural disasters in India and the Caribbean.”

“In a world where everyone has an opinion about people they don’t know, the duke and duchess have compassion for the people they don’t know.”

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“They don’t just opine. They run toward the struggle.”

Alongside the summary of the pair, Harry and Meghan posed for TIME’s cover.

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The cover shows the couple stood together in front of a wood scene.

Meghan is posed at the front of the picture wearing a white pantsuit, while Harry is slightly behind resting on her shoulder in a forest-green shirt.

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It’s safe to say the couple look radiant and glowing on the picture, but perhaps a little too much…

Harry and Meghan were roasted online for their magazine cover…

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As many people believe it could be photoshopped.

Suspecting the picture is airbrushed, people have questioned the couples glowing smooth skin and bright eyes.

With some eagle eyed fans even pointed out that Harry’s hair looks suspiciously fuller.

And now, the pair have sparked opinions from people once again…

This time with their decision to send Archie to a school that teaches “emotional literacy.”

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The Daily Mail reports that Meghan and Harry are sending 2-year-old Archie to a school which teaches pupils “emotional literacy” and “kindness.”

As well as, Spanish, music, theatre, coding, mindfulness and how to be kind.  

Children attending the school will be taught in small class sizes, the outlet reports.

With gardens containing hummingbirds, fruit trees, plants, butterflies, and vegetables for students to use, the school also teaches children about the environment.

What do you think of their choice of school?