Wills and Kate reveal 'hardest' time as parents

Penny Burfitt
Lifestyle & Entertainment Producer

The Cambridge’s may live in a palace and be patiently awaiting their time on the throne, but the royal family have proven that they are just like us when it to parenting hurdles.

With three young children, even the royals are bound to struggle with certain moments as a family, and in a candid interview Prince William revealed exactly when he and Kate find parenting most difficult.

William and Kate reveal 'hardest' time as parents in new Zoom interview Photo: Getty Images

Speaking on a video chat with UK youth charity the PEEK Project, the dad to George, Charlotte and Louis revealed that like so many parents quarantining with their children, he and Kate Middleton struggle with their young brood at times.

Chef Charlie Farrally conducted the interview, and asked William if he related to his least favourite time of day.

“You'll know yourself — the hardest time is dinnertime,” the chef said, to instant agreement from the Prince, though with a caveat.

“Depends on what's on the table, though, Charlie," the prince said.

“If the parents put on something that the children love, dinner time goes very well. But, if you put something on the table they don't want to do, that's another ball game.”

Looks like the age-old battle fought with strewn peas and catapulted mashed potato is the one the couple most struggle with these days.

Kate and Wills open up during lockdown

It comes after the duo gave royal watchers a peek into their everyday lives as a family during the lockdown period.

Stuck homeschooling, Kate admitted to a ‘cheeky lie’ she told the children to keep them entertained during the school holidays.

Wills and Kate have connected with the public over Zoom during Coronavirus. Photo: Getty Images

Like many parents, they also revealed that they have to come between squabbling youngsters at the time.

In one hilarious instance, Kate admitted eldest son Prince George was battling the green-eyed monster when it came to little sister Princess Charlotte.

Speaking about homeschooling, Kate revealed, "George gets very upset because he just wants to do all of Charlotte’s projects. Spider sandwiches are far cooler than literacy work.”

William and Kate’s generous donation

The pair have been working overtime to connect with the British and Commonwealth public since the UK went into lockdown.

Prince William made a private donation to Captain Tom Moore, the 99-year-old war veteran who has so far raised more than £18m for NHS charities.

William and Kate wrote to Cpt Moore after he hit his target of completing 100 laps in his garden.

Speaking on the BBC, Prince William called the veteran an “absolute legend”.

He said: “It’s incredible, I did see it on the news the other night and I thought ‘Good on him’.

Kate also dropped in to encourage some Aussie nurses over zoom, with her unique body language during online calls giving fans a glimpse into her mote ‘relaxed’ personality according to an expert.

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