Kate Middleton wasn’t holding back on the real talk on her first public appearance of 2017. 

Visiting a treatment centre for parents with personality disorders, the Duchess of Cambridge was overheard telling one of the women receiving help:

“Parenting is tough,” she said. “And with the experiences you’ve all witnessed, to do that on top of your own anxieties, and the lack of support you also received as mothers… I find it extraordinary how you’ve managed actually.”

She also mentioned elsewhere that before arriving at the centre she’d just left “a room of six under threes” which we’re taking to mean Princess Charlotte had the crew over for brunch and a marathon of Paw Patrol. 

PS. That’s a brand new Eponine coat K. Middy’s wearing, FYI, which can be yours for around $2500 CAD.