Kate Middleton opens up on the struggles of parenthood on royal visit

Kate was'deeply hurt by William's close friendship with another girl in college says royal expert

These people have access to hired help and resources that a lot of us "regular folks" don't, so it's nice to know that they, too, struggle with the demands of looking after children, making the rest of us feel like we're actually doing pretty-sorta-mostly-okay.

She said: "It makes her human".

Truth. Prince George, 5, Princess Charlotte, 3, and Prince Louis, 8 months, may be adorable, but the 37-year-old Duchess of Cambridge is probably exhausted just like you.

While Catherine shares Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis with husband Prince William, the couple are now preparing to welcome their new niece or nephew as Prince Harry and Meghan await the arrival of their first baby together.

The duchess was there to launch the charity's new FamilyLine, a phone, text and email service to offer support to parents and carers quickly and efficiently.

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"Everybody experiences the same struggle", she said in an effort to relate to the parents. "However, at times it's also been a huge challenge, even for me who has support at home that most mothers do not".

One of the members of her steering group is the Chief Executive of Family Action, David Holmes, who hosted Her Royal Highness during her visit yesterday.

She told them: "You all do an incredible job".

Family Action is a charity working directly with vulnerable children and families through over 135 community based services.

It is available to anyone struggling with aspects of family life, from parenting and relationship difficulties to mental health and wellbeing, and aims to provide both immediate and long-term support, guidance and practical information.

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