Kate Middleton Did Her Famous Go-To Parenting Move at Her Highly-Anticipated Christmas Concert

Kate Middleton held a kid-filled holiday event this week. So, naturally, she needed to pull out her go-to parenting hack.

On Wednesday, the mother of three hosted a special event at Westminster Abbey. The Christmas concert raised funds for a variety of charities, including NHS Charities Together, which has supported health service workers throughout the pandemic. Several members of the royal family were in attendance, including Prince William, Sophie, Countess of Wessex and Zara and Mike Tindall.

Luckily, the shared IG account of the duke and duchess shared a handful of shots of the couple from inside the event. In the images, we see the duo chatting with attendees, including children.

At one point, the 39-year-old even performed her clever parenting trick. While speaking with a young boy who was seated at the event, she leaned down to meet his eye level. (She did it again with another boy, as shown in the below slideshow.)

Middleton has used this approach on multiple occasions, including with her own children—Prince George (8), Princess Charlotte (6) and Prince Louis (3)—and with kids she meets during outings like these. The move reduces dominance over kids and encourages them to communicate openly and freely using direct eye contact.

There’s nothing like seeing the duchess doing what she does best during the holiday season.

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