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Another baby for Zara and Mike Tindall.

(38 Posts)
merlotgran Sat 06-Jan-18 14:35:15

With all the discussion about Meghan's white dressing gown coat and whether or not there will be a problem with homeless people on the streets of Windsor during the Royal Wedding, I was really pleased to read this heartening piece of news.

Their little girl, Mia, is delightful and lucky to lead a life largely out of the spotlight. Zara's miscarriage a year ago must have been heartbreaking as it is for any couple dealing with the loss of a much wanted baby.

I hope all goes well for them this time.

Anniebach Sat 06-Jan-18 14:36:59

I wish them a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby

seacliff Sat 06-Jan-18 14:44:27

I was pleased to hear this. Fingers crossed all goes well for them this time.

nanaK54 Sat 06-Jan-18 14:52:31

It is lovely news

nigglynellie Sat 06-Jan-18 16:03:16

I too wish them well and that all goes well for baby and parents.

gillybob Sat 06-Jan-18 16:17:20

Zara is probs the one royal I rather like. She seems almost “normal” compared with the rest of them and dresses little Mia like a normal child of today instead of like some ridiculous Victorian “little lord FontLeroy ” as favoured by W&K .

gillybob Sat 06-Jan-18 16:18:16

Fauntleroy !

Anniebach Sat 06-Jan-18 16:25:50

Big difference in being 3rd in line to the throne and 17th in line

nigglynellie Sat 06-Jan-18 16:29:04

Oh come on, Prince George is not dressed like a child in the 1880's! 1980's maybe, like PW, but that surely is his parents choice as it is for all parents and not for others to judge or sneer at.

Anniebach Sat 06-Jan-18 16:32:29

I would rather see George in red shorts than jeans or denim shorts , what for Charlotte ? earings and bikini tops

gillybob Sat 06-Jan-18 17:21:53

I really don’t give a monkeys toot what any of the royals wear , but really don’t like to see little boys dressed in frilly blouses, and knee length socks . Not that you see that look often in the North East of England, thank goodness . grin

Anniebach Sat 06-Jan-18 17:27:55

Sorry Gilly, I can't agree, the child has to be dressed in a style that meets with approval not in only this country

The children of Zara have a very comfortable life, no camera following every move, they live on an estate protected by tax payers but will never have any responsibility which will fall on little George, and the same for their parents

Chewbacca Sat 06-Jan-18 17:30:45

Lovely, happy news and I'm delighted for them. frankly, I don't care what they dress the child in, its none of my business

gillybob Sat 06-Jan-18 17:33:41

That’s fine Annie happy to agree to disagree smile

The royals aren’t normal people anyway.

nigglynellie Sat 06-Jan-18 17:45:12

You're absolutely right annie. Zara's children will live relatively obscure lives, the best of both worlds perhaps, whereas George and his siblings for all their privilege, will spend their lives in the spotlight of the world media, their every move being commented on and judged by people who don't know them, and have preconceived ideas about them, same with clothes, academic prowess, or lack of, the careers they pursue the people they 'marry', popular? unpopular? (think the P of W!) in fact their whole lives spent in a judgemental goldfish bowl. I know who I'd rather be if I had to choose!!!

nigglynellie Sat 06-Jan-18 17:48:08

Left to themselves the royals would be perfectly 'normal' people, it's just they're not allowed to be owing to accident of birth.

Anniebach Sat 06-Jan-18 17:50:08

Yes niggly, Zara's children will have the same privileges as Andrews daughters.

if New Zealand, Australia and Canada remain with the crown little .George will be of interest to these countries, Zara's children will not.

gillybob Sat 06-Jan-18 17:53:46

Left to themselves surely they would not be royal . They can’t have their cake and eat it . Anyway I really don’t care . I can’t stand any of them if the truth be known. Wouldn’t wish any of them harm (before anyone jumps down my throat) just don’t care .

nigglynellie Sat 06-Jan-18 18:53:00

Then why criticise the way they dress their children? If I don't care/know enough about something, I don't comment on it!

Christinefrance Sat 06-Jan-18 20:19:24

Good luck to the family, I hope all goes well this time. Mia is a real little character, definitely takes after her grandmother.

Tegan2 Sat 06-Jan-18 21:37:22

I love Zara; hope all goes well for her this time.

paddyann Sat 06-Jan-18 22:54:45

tell meTegan2 how can you possibly" love " someone you dont know ? Lot of nonsense .

Chewbacca Sat 06-Jan-18 22:57:02

I love Steve McQueen. Not only do I know know him personally, but he's also dead! Doesn't stop me loving him! grin

jura2 Sun 07-Jan-18 10:07:10

They seem nice and level headed - and I wish them the best of luck with baby 2.

However, I fail to see how this is part of 'news and politics'.

merlotgran Sun 07-Jan-18 10:32:22

As it was a news item I put it in 'News and Politics, jura. I don't think 'news' should be lumped together with 'politics' in the forum titles because thankfully there is a lot of 'news' that has nothing to do with 'politics'.

I think we've complained to HQ before about this.