Prince Louis celebrated his first birthday on Tuesday and people were quick to wish the young royal a very happy birthday, including his uncle and aunt, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
Ahead of his first birthday the Kensington Palace Instagram account posted three absolutely adorable portraits of Louis, with the official Sussex Royal account leaving a heartfelt reply in the comments, wishing Louis a happy birthday.
The three images, all taken by Duchess Catherine, were taken in the grounds of the Cambridge's country home Anmer Hall in Norfolk and gives us the first up close look in a while at how much the young prince has grown.
And while he has his older siblings Prince George, 5, and Princess Charlotte, who will be 4 next month, for play company, he'll very soon be getting a little cousin too, with Meghan and Harry's first child due later this month.
But despite getting the final preparations together for the arrival of their own child, it hasn't stopped Harry and Meghan from playing doting uncle and aunt.
"Happy Birthday Louis!" @sussexroyal's comment on the Instagram post begins.
"Sending lots of love from both of us," followed by a birthday cake and balloon emoji and signed off with an "xo".
'Xo', according to InStyle, is a signoff Meghan is known to use, so if you had any doubt before that Meghan has taken charge of the Instagram account, the personal nature of the comment is surely solid evidence.
Earlier this month some royal reporters were convinced Meghan had been writing the Instagram captions on the official Sussex account herself – something that would usually be reserved to palace press staff.
Speculation began following a post which referenced words such as "diapers" and "cribs", the American English words for "nappies" and "cots" which would not commonly be used by people who grew up in the UK, and the informal and emphatic tone makes many of the passionate speeches Meghan has come to mind.
And, considering she was known for being an avid Instagrammer (before she deleted her account following her becoming part of the royal family) and once running her own lifestyle blog, The Tig, it's no surprise that she would feel more than comfortable taking the reins of their official Instagram account.
Despite having just moved into their brand new home Frogmore Cottage in Windsor and awaiting the arrival of their first child, there have already been talks that Meghan and Prince Harry may move to Africa to undertake 'bespoke' roles in the Commonwealth, for up to three years.
Buckingham Palace have no denied the reports with a source telling *PEOPLE*, "This is a 1000-year-old monarchy overseeing a Commonwealth of 54 countries.
"Lots of people on its existence and continued success. Eventually Harry and Meghan will be dispatched somewhere."
There have also been talks that they could relocate to other Commonwealth countries such as Australia and Canada, but for now the couple are no doubt getting all the final preparations together to welcome Baby Sussex very, very soon!
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