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12 Times Duchess Kate Was a Total Mom

Just imagine handling a public meltdown while the Queen looks on.
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The Duchess of Cambridge may be married to an actual prince, but even she isn't immune to the "sheer overwhelming experience" of motherhood, as she put it.

“There is no rule book," Kate said about the raising her two youngsters. "No right or wrong. You just have to make it up and do the very best you can to care for your family."

Here are 12 photos that will have every mom, royal or not, saying: "I've totally been there."

When she had to keep the bridesmaids and page boys in line behind the scenes.


At her sister Pippa's wedding.

When she realized the most effective way to keep kids quiet during church is candy.


During the Christmas Day Service at St Mark's Church last winter.

When she had to help her daughter Princess Charlotte with her sweater.


At a children's party for military families during the Royal Tour of Canada in September, 2016.

When she almost lost her cool.


At the Victoria international airport, during the royal tour of Canada.

When she had to console Prince George during a very public meltdown.


At his first official royal engagement, a visit to the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford in 2016.

When she was beaming with pride for her babies.


At the 2016 Trooping the Colour.

When she heard her oldest son was crying but she just let her husband handle it.


At Princess Charlotte's christening in July 2015.

When she had to chase down Prince George in public.

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At the Gigaset Charity Polo Match in 2015.

When she mastered holding a wiggling baby George on her hip.


Departing Australia in 2014.

 

When she realized that children will put anything, and we mean anything, in their mouths.


During a visit to at Taronga Zoo in Australia in 2014.

When she had to make sure George didn't yank some other kids toy away.


When Prince George tried to pull out her hair.


In Wellington, New Zealand in 2014.

This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com.

* Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors.

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