Her daughter should be walking down the aisle, but instead, Sarah Ferguson is sharing her sweetest thoughts with bride-to-be Princess Beatrice. The Duchess of York paid tribute to what would’ve been her child’s royal wedding day after it was ultimately postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

“Love you, my darling Beatrice,” the 60-year-old proud mom gushed alongside a throwback photo of her eldest daughter on Friday, May 29. “You have given me more joy than I could ever wish for.”

In her post, Sarah expressed how excited she was to celebrate Beatrice, 31, and fiancé Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi once “we all are out of lockdown” amid COVID-19. “The most important thing is health and love and today, I send it to you and all the other people that were getting married during this time,” she concluded. “Proud of you all.”

The doting mom’s touching post comes a little over a month after Beatrice was forced to cancel her royal wedding to the British property developer, 37, amid the global outbreak. At the time, a source confirmed to Closer Weekly the princess put a hold on her nuptials, which were scheduled to be held at St. James’s Palace in London.

“[Bea] desperately wanted to walk down the aisle with Edo, but it just wasn’t feasible because of the health crisis,” the insider revealed in mid-April. “She doesn’t want to put any of her friends and loved ones at risk.”

According to the source, “this is the third time they’ve had to cancel.” Although Bea and Edo — who made their debut as a couple in April 2019 — know they are making the right decision, the red-haired beauty is still “really upset” and “can’t help thinking the wedding is doomed.”

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Prior to the news of her canceled wedding ceremony, a separate insider close to Queen Elizabeth‘s royal family dished how the soon-to-be wife was preparing to walk down the aisle.

Bea is really excited about making it official,”  the previous source told Closer. “[Her mom has] been helping her with the organizing and she also has a wedding planner. It won’t be a huge wedding, like Kate [Middleton] and [Prince] William’s or Meghan [Markle] and [Prince] Harry’s, but she’s fine with that.”

Even though Bea’s special day was postponed for now, we know Sarah will be by her daughter’s side when the time finally comes!

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