This past Sunday, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge swept into New York City for a whirlwind three-day trip. They met Jay-Z, Beyonce and LeBron James at a Brooklyn Nets versus Cleveland Cavaliers Basketball game in Brooklyn.
I think that Kate and William wipe snotty noses and get up for night feedings just like the rest of us. And because I wish someone had given me more information about what it's like to be a parent of two, I'm sharing a few unsolicited words of warning.
Kate and Will couldn't wait to get baby George out of London. After one night at their apartment in Kensington Palace, the new parents zoomed off to the little village of Bucklebury in Berkshire. But there's another royal hideaway that gets little attention these days...
In this age of 24-7 paparazzi shots, most high profile new mothers hide out until they get their figures back into photo ready mode. But Middleton didn't do that, instead showing what a real mother's body looks like immediately after birth.
This week The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge join millions of parents in the latter phase of parenting, one which will necessitate very active roles in ensuring their child fulfills their personal hopes as well as the hopes of an entire country and world... no small task for certain.