Kate Middleton Opens Up About Motherhood: "I Was a Very Naive as a Parent"

Kate Middleton Opened Up About Being "Very Naive as a Parent" in a Candid New Talk

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On Wednesday, Kate Middleton stepped out for the Royal Foundation's Mental Health in Education conference to discuss an issue near and dear to her heart: children's mental health issues.

During the conference, Kate attended several discussions and panel sessions, including one about the benefits of integrating mental health training into teacher training courses, during which the Duchess of Cambridge took the opportunity to speak up and share some of her own experiences.

Kate got incredibly candid while advocating for mental health training for educators. Per People, she said: 

The royal is a mother of three to Prince George, 5, Princess Charlotte, 3, and little baby Prince Louis, 10 months. Kate is an outspoken advocate of mental health support for children and focuses much of her charity work on the topic.

"Providing a specific training for newly-qualified teachers helps with their understanding with how children come to school with everyday challenges—whether it’s from home life or school life," explained Catherine Roche, the chief executive of Place2be, one of Kate's favorite charities.


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