Prince Harry on diaper duty: God save the Queen, or England could goto the men! [+video]
Prince Harry tried his hand at changing a diaper recently and found one hand wasn't enough to do the job well — just look at his facial expression.
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It seems we will never lose our love of watching males struggle in traditional feminine roles such as diapering. The amount of praise they get for it is always tantamount to having taken a terrorist stronghold single-handed while rescuing three orphans and a cat.Skip to next paragraph
Lisa Suhay, who has four sons at home in Norfolk, Va., is a children’s book author and founder of the Norfolk (Va.) Initiative for Chess Excellence (NICE) , a nonprofit organization serving at-risk youth via mentoring and teaching the game of chess for critical thinking and life strategies.
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Had it been an actual baby and real poo-poo he’d have merited the Nobel Prize for Poop Patrol.
I now know why they say, “God save the Queen” and that’s because if anything were to happen to her the monarchy would be left to the men.
Prince Harry's Nottingham visit included activities that didn’t make as many headlines because they are stereotyped as more normal and male-appropriate, such as an appearance at the Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies where he tried video gaming, sparring with some young boys at the KK Boxing Club ring and even becoming a DJ for the day, according to International Business Times of Austrailia.
According to ABC, “This visit is one of the several charity-focused public activities that the prince has undertaken since returning from a four-month tour of duty in Afghanistan.”
Next month, he will be visiting the US, where he’ll be attending public events to support veterans. The prince may be diapering in a city near you as well, since he will make six stops around the country, including Colorado, New York, Washington DC, and New Jersey.
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Still, a mom who runs a children’s charity can dream of the possibilities. I would really put his bravery to the test giving him a six-year-old named Ka’Lil to face across a chess board in the wardroom aboard the Battleship Wisconsin with 40 other inner-city kids ages 4-12, all clamoring for help in slicing and buttering bagels, while arguing at full voice over chess moves.
Kidding aside, I am happy to see gender role boundaries being assaulted by the prince. If I were his mother, Diana, I would be pleased to see that my son was “mom enough” to try and make a difference by sacrificing his tough guy image for the charity I myself had so strongly supported during my life.