The Duchess of Cambridge was Elegant in Green for a Video Call to Parents

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The Duchess of Cambridge looked gorgeous in green for a video call to parents
Kensington Palace

Earlier this week on Tuesday, The Duchess of Cambridge had a very candid video call in which discuss the parenting and homeschooling during the lockdown with fellow parents and headteacher of Roe Green Junior School in London. Calling from Her Majesty’s Sandringham Estate, Catherine talked about the challenges parents around the nation are facing, mental health and some really interesting tidbits of her lockdown life.

“I know how challenging it is juggling work, home life, school life and everything else” – The Duchess of Cambridge

In the fun-filled call, headteacher, Melissa Loosemore asked three questions to the parents. In her first question, she asked the parents to rate their mathematics ability. The Duchess of Cambridge laughing hardly gave herself ‘-5’. Giggling Duchess told the parents, “I’m obviously right at the bottom!” When Melissa asked Parents to describe parenting during the lockdown in one word, describing the feelings of thousands of parents around the world Catherine wrote ‘Exhausting’ while other parents wrote ‘hectic’ ‘challenging’ and ‘patience’. All the words describing parenthood during lockdown very appropriately.

“As parents, we have day-to-day elements of being a parent, but, I suppose, during lockdown we’ve had to take on additional roles that others in our community and lives would have helped us with” – The Duchess of Cambridge

The Duchess of Cambridge had a very candid call to fellow parents
Kensington Palace/ Screenshot by Kayla on Twitter

Talking about lockdown life, Catherine told she has become ‘hairdresser’ much to the horror of her kids. When Melissa asked who had been there biggest support during the lockdown, The Duchess of Cambridge very proudly and happily showed the paper that has written ‘William’ on it.

The Duchess of Cambridge said Prince William is her biggest supporter during the lockdown
Kensington Palace/ Screenshot by Isa on Twitter

From the video call, another secret got revealed. We all can safely assume, The Duchess of Cambridge has watched the Regent Netflix series ‘The Bridgertons”. In her third question, when Melissa quipped, “We don’t want it to be Bridgerton or something like that, do we?” The Duchess of Cambridge laughed hard.

The Duchess of Cambridge talked about homeschooling and parenting during a video call
Kensington Palace

The conversation was built on some of the key issues that were raised in The Duchess’ landmark survey on the Early Years, such as parental wellbeing and loneliness. The research, which was released last November, revealed that parents struggle to prioritise their own wellbeing, in spite of the fact that 90% see parental mental health and wellbeing as being critical to a child’s development.

“Being able to share your own experience with others who are going through the same thing makes it feel less daunting and makes you feel less isolated, so it’s really important to reach out to loved ones and friends” – The Duchess of Cambridge


The Duchess of Cambridge launched Heads Together Mentally Healthy Schools Website
Heads Together

The Duchess of Cambridge visited Roe Green Junior School in Brent in 2018  to launch Mentally Healthy Schools. The Mentally Healthy Schools initiative was launched three years ago by The Royal Foundation in association with The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families, Place2Be and Young Minds. It is a free website for schools, drawing together reliable and practical resources to improve awareness, knowledge and confidence in promoting and supporting pupils’ mental health.

The Duchess of Cambridge has turned hairdresser to her children
Kensington Palace

Ending the conversation in which she was joined by fellow parents Nicole Seidemann, Musadiq Subar and Rajana Panchani whose children go to Roe Green Junior, The Duchess of Cambridge said,

Fingers crossed, let’s hope for the positivity as you’ve all been saying. Make sure everyone looks after themselves — it’s very hard to prioritize but it’s definitely needed now more than ever. It’s important for our children that we look after ourselves too.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are currently at their country residence Anmer Hall. As the schools in the UK are going to remain close until March 8, Prince George and Prince Charlotte are being homeschooled.

The Duchess of Cambridge discussed Parenting in Video Call to Parents
Kensington Palace

For today’s video call, The Duchess of Cambridge was looking gorgeous and elegant in green. She brought back her Green Massimo Dutti Flannel blazer that she first wore in November 2020 ahead of the reveal of ‘5 Big Question’ Survey result.

The Duchess of Cambridge is ready to reveal the result of landmark survey 5 Big Questions
Kensington Palace

A look at The Duchess of Cambridge wearing the blazer back in November.

The Duchess of Cambridge wore Zara green Ribbed Knit Top
Zara Ribbed Knit Top

Underneath the blazer, she was wearing a green ribbed knit top. Christine Ross suggested it could be a Zara Ribbed Knit Top.  But we won’t be able to know for sure until she wears it again.

The Duchess of Cambridge wore Daniella Draper Gold Diamond Maxi Cupid Hoops
Daniella Draper Gold Diamond Maxi Cupid Hoops

The Duchess of Cambridge paired the outfit with Daniella Draper Gold Diamond Maxi Cupid Hoops and

The Duchess of Cambridge wore Daniella Draper Personalised Gold Midnight Moon Necklace to cardiff
Daniella Draper Personalised Gold Midnight Moon Necklace

her customised Daniella Draper Personalized Gold Midnight Moon Necklace.


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