Here's How Sarah Ferguson Really Feels About Being A Grandmother

Sarah Ferguson has revealed how she really feels about becoming a grandmother. Speaking at the Hello! Magazine Inspiration Awards on Oct. 5, 2021, Fergie praised her two daughters' parenting skills. 

"They were great children, but now they're phenomenal mothers. And now, I have these two exceptional grandchildren all in one year," she said. "Everyone asks me, 'How are your grandchildren?' Well, firstly, I look at my girls being wonderful mothers, and then I see these incredible beings."

According to People, Ferguson made the comments just a few weeks after her daughter Princess Beatrice gave birth to baby girl Sienna Elizabeth and seven months after Fergie's younger daughter, Princess Eugenie, welcomed her first child, August. 

Gushing over her eldest grandchild, 8-month-old August, the Duchess of York went on to reveal that he "genuinely" finds her amusing. "It's so funny because when August smiles at me now, because he's seven and a half months, you actually know he genuinely likes you," she said. "It's not a put-on smile, he genuinely finds me very funny which is quite lucky."

Sarah Ferguson wrote about her daughters becoming mothers

As the BBC reported, Princess Eugenie gave birth to her son in February 2021, just seven months before her older sister, Princess Beatrice, welcomed her daughter into the world in September 2021. 

In an open letter to her two daughters for Good Housekeeping, Ferguson wrote about Beatrice and Eugenie's transition into motherhood. "Suddenly my little girlies have their own little ones ... such a feeling to get used to. But if I do cry or tear up as you drive away, it is only because I am so proud of you," Fergie wrote, adding that being a "young grandma" makes her "smile from my heart every day, because that is how it feels to be a granny."

According to People, Beatrice and her husband, Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, paid tribute to the Duchess of York when deciding on their daughter, Sienna's, name. "They were looking for an Italian name which started with an 'S' for Sarah, to honor the Duchess, and also reflected the golden rust color of both the Duchess's hair color and Beatrice's which the new baby shares," a source revealed to Hello! (via People).