“Meghan is so chill and relaxed as a mom,” a friend recently told PEOPLE

By Erin Hill
October 15, 2019 02:21 PM

Archie is becoming a royal playdate pro!

After his first public playdate with his cousins — Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis — in July at a polo field, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s 5-month-old son is now attending a playgroup.

The royal mom revealed on Tuesday that she recently took baby Archie for his first class.

“It was a lot of fun. He loved it,” Meghan said during her appearance at the WellChild Awards alongside Harry.

Harry and Meghan spent time chatting to Milly Sutherland, 11, and her mother Angela, 50, at a reception for winners of the inspiring awards at the Royal Lancaster hotel in London.

“She took him to one of these baby classes today and she said they had loads of fun together. She said it was really good fun,” Angela said.

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During the royal family’s recent tour in Africa, Meghan revealed her sweet nickname for Archie: Bubba. She even shared that “he likes to flirt” during a memorable meeting with Archbishop Desmond Tutu and his daughter.

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Harry also revealed that Archie is “so busy, constantly wanting to stand.” Meghan added, “Exploring.”

Meghan made her return from maternity leave last month. Behind the scenes she has been quietly working on her capsule collection for the Smart Works charity and gearing up for the launch of her new foundation with Prince Harry, Sussex Royal, early next year. But mostly she was enjoying the time off with Archie at the family’s Frogmore Cottage home in Windsor.

“Meghan is so chill and relaxed as a mom,” a friend recently told PEOPLE.

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While at the WellChild Awards on Tuesday, Meghan and Harry accepted a onesie as a gift for Archie. The annual event honors gravely ill children and their caregivers.

WellChild was also one of the four charities chosen by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex to benefit from the generous donations made by the public after the birth of their son.

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