Emma Jenner: A Letter to William and Kate
Huffington Post - about 4 years
Dear William and Kate,
Congratulations! The whole world is celebrating with you as you prepare for the birth of your first child.
How amazing to see pictures of the international press gathered outside the duchess's room at King Edward VII Hospital. Already, the two of you are on a pedestal, looked to as models for handling a pregnancy.
Soon, the international throngs will also be scrutinizing your every move as parents: How you hold your children, how you dress them, where you take them for fun.
I imagine you will hire a nanny, or several. We English know that there is absolutely no shame in this. Our culture regards childrearing as a noble and complex profession, and our nannies are the stuff of legend, commanding salaries of up to $250,000 abroad. I remember, William, how close you were to your own nannies, particularly Tiggy Legge-Bourke.
I am an English nanny myself, with 17 years of experience caring for families in England and America. In fact, I had my o
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