Everyone is super-excited about the arrival of Kate Middleton and Prince William's baby this July. And if you aren't thrilled about it, then you a.) aren't human, or b.) have been living in a hole for the past 7 months or so.
People just can't seem to get enough of the Duchess of Cambridge these days and want to celebrate her new addition any way they can, which is why it shouldn't come as a shock that there's already a line of products inspired by the royal baby that are due to hit the shelves of the British chain, Mothercare, next month.
From cute little bibs that say, "handsome as a prince," or "pretty as a princess," to a royal family-themed play set, and possibly even a stroller that looks like a royal carriage (OMG!) -- moms can get a small taste of royalty at home with their own kids.
Seriously -- how cute are these bibs?!?
And the best part is that Mothercare insists they aren't trying to make a few bucks off Kate and Will's offspring -- they simply want to commemorate the occasion.
Yeah, I'm not buying that one -- but I can't say that I blame them for taking advantage of what will no doubt be the most exciting birth the world has ever experienced. (Who wouldn't want to cash in?)
And I won't lie -- if I had a baby or were pregnant right now, I'd probably want some of this stuff for my kid. Yes, it's true. I'm just as nuts about Kate as the next person, and something about her becoming a mom makes me relate to her a little more. And if I had a little one at home or a baby on the way, I'd probably feel even more connected to her -- like we were part of some exclusive club, or something to that effect. I imagine that's how most new moms feel about going through parenthood right alongside the Duchess, so it's only natural for them to want to buy stuff like this to celebrate the arrival of the royal baby. (Kim Kardashian probably put a pre-order in months ago.)
Ok, I'll admit it. My kid is 7, and I still wouldn't mind having one of those cute little royal play sets. Who doesn't want a tiny plastic version of Queen Elizabeth all dolled up in her yellow dress sitting on their nightstand?
Would you buy any of these items for your baby?