Princess Kate seems more like Wonder Woman every day. She is a princess, mother to two toddlers, and now, she is the guest editor and blogger for the Huffington Post. And as usual, the princess is doing it in style, as the fashionable royal is rocking it in a tweed mini and a simple, but elegant, cream silk blouse.
According to the Inquisitr, Princess Kate has a taste for all media. She is a big reader, and a fan of television, especially Downton Abbey. It seems all of the royals are fans of Downton Abbey, and Princess Kate even got the chance to visit the set, and watch the cast film.
Princess Kate steps in to Huff Post editor role to raise awareness for children’s mental health https://t.co/JjNrerZF0L
— Digiday (@Digiday) February 18, 2016
The Huffington Post UK worked with Princess Kate to launch a column called Young Minds Matter that focuses on the mental health of children.
“The mental health of our children must be seen as every bit as important as their physical health,” she wrote. “For too long we have been embarrassed to admit when our children need emotional or psychiatric help, worried that the stigma associated with these problems would be detrimental to their futures.”
Princess Kate’s look was described as “newsroom chic,” but her concern for important affairs of state was far more chic.
— People Magazine (@people) February 18, 2016
CNN said that the Duchess of Cambridge is following in the footsteps of Michelle Obama who also served as a guest editor for the online outlet. And the First Lady is giving Princess Kate kudos for choosing such an important topic.
“The mental health of our children must be seen as every bit as important as their physical health. For too long we have been embarrassed to admit when our children need emotional or psychiatric help, worried that the stigma associated with these problems would be detrimental to their futures.”
And the First Lady continued to encourage the princess in her endeavor.
“I’m grateful that she is using her day as Guest Editor to shine a bright light on mental health, particularly children’s mental health.”
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The entre into the scope of the wider media is a big deal for the Huffington Post, as 10 years ago, by definition, they would not have been given access to the palace. And as a child, Prince William was not a fan of the media.
“Diana said to him: ‘Now William, when we get to school, there’ll be lots of photographers.’ And he said: ‘You know, I don’t like ‘tographers.'”
But Prince William has warmed up.
“What she was trying to say to William on his first day of school was: ‘Look, you’ve got to live with this. You’re going to get this for the rest of your life.'”
— PrLondonUk (@PrLondonUk) January 19, 2016
Us Weekly says that Princess Kate was eager to dip her toe into the journalistic pool, and wrote about how the topic is important in her own life. She says it is important to her that both Prince George and Princess Charlotte grow up aware intellectually and emotionally aware of mental health struggles.
“What I did not expect was to see that time and time again, the issues that led people to addiction and destructive decision making seemed to almost always stem from unresolved childhood challenges,” she wrote in her debut article. “It became clear to me that many children — even those younger than five — have to deal with complex problems without the emotional resilience, language or confidence to ask for help. And it was also clear that with mental health problems still being such a taboo, many adults are often too afraid to ask for help for the children in their care.”
And Princess Kate also stresses that both she and Prince William would not hesitate or feel any stigma in seeking help for themselves of their children if they had mental health concerns.
“Like most parents today, William and I would not hesitate to seek help for our children if they needed it,” she said. “We hope to encourage George and Charlotte to speak about their feelings, and to give them the tools and sensitivity to be supportive peers to their friends as they get older. We know there is no shame in a young child struggling with their emotions or suffering from a mental illness.”
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