A Brief History
Today, on May 2, 2015, to much jubilation and fanfare, the Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to a baby girl at 8:34 a.m. following a seemingly short labor as “Kate” had only been admitted to the hospital about 2 and 1/2 hours before.
Though her birth was not as eagerly anticipated as that of her brother who will one day be king was, her mother’s second pregnancy still made the headlines, and people were beginning to get impatient as the expected mid to late April due date had come and passed.
So, what does this British princess have to look forward to? No doubt endless comparisons to her grandmother, the late Princess Diana, the Queen of Hearts. It is almost as if the poor girl has already been predetermined to follow in Diana’s footsteps and continue her legacy, with people pinning their hopes and dreams on her. In all fairness though, such comparisons should not be made, as Diana was larger than life, meaning her shoes will be extremely hard to fill. And the little girl should be left alone to establish her own identity which, no doubt, will be an interesting one.
As is often the case with popular births, astrologers and psychics will try to determine her personality traits and to predict her future and what impact she’ll have on this world. As she grows, fashion magazines will look to her for the latest trends. Will her style be safe and conservative as her mother’s is or will she do her own thing, set her own mark? As a woman, she’ll probably face more scrutiny than her brother, but she’ll likely also be more fascinating to the media. Whether she shuns them or plays with them and uses them to her advantage like her grandmother did remains to be seen. Whereas her parents are rather traditional, guarded and discreet, certain characteristics, manners and habits like to skip generations…
As an intuitive myself, I will offer my own opinion on how she might be. It seems she will at first appear relatively “behaved,” which will provide her family much relief and delight, but as she grows, underneath the surface, she might develop more radical ideas that she might like to express one day or even choose to live a rather unconventional or bohemian lifestyle.
At any rate, should her father, Prince William, ever assume the throne, she is currently the only woman after Princess Anne who has a right to the title of “Princess Royal.” If it is ever bestowed on her is another thing as it will be her father’s choice to do so or not. She will, however, likely be “daddy’s little girl,” and he will probably follow her wishes either way.
In the meantime, the yet-unnamed princess should be allowed to be a baby and then a child and teenager, protected and loved by her parents in her private world. As she grows, let her decide for herself, just how “present” she wants to be outside of royal duty in the public world.
Good luck little princess!
Update: Baby Cambridge has been given the name Charlotte Elizabeth Diana!
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