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New Picture of Kate with Louis in His Pram

Thursday, May 17, 2018

There have been rumors of a picture of Kate with Prince Louis for about a week now, and an image finally surfaced on social media. This picture shows Kate pushing the pram with Prince Louis, accompanied by Nanny Maria and Princess Charlotte...and Lupo in the corner! I wonder if George is off camera, or if he was at school when this group got out for some exercise? 



Kate is wearing her magenta Séraphine maternity dress which she first wore in Bucklebury when George was born! Kate was practical in what appear to be her Superga trainers and sunnies. 


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  1. The Vanity Fair article reported that Kate was wearing a brown sundress and "sensible pumps" - ha! (to borrow from anon1 :) Looks like a fun outing.

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    1. I'm assuming that was a different day, and not that the Vanity Fair author is completely blind.

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    2. Also didn't that other report refer to the dress as brown "gingham"? Must have been a different day.

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  2. The shoes look like these: https://i.pinimg.com/236x/d9/de/57/d9de57d18d711f78d8d1232f707b091c--princess-charlotte-princess-kate.jpg

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  3. SierrafromMontanaMay 17, 2018 at 3:14 PM

    Such a cute photo. And look at Charlotte!! Can't wait to see all of them at the wedding this Saturday...

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  4. Great new photo of Kate and William today at the rehearsal in Windsor. Kate was wearing what looked to be a casual dress in a Liberty House-ish print.

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    1. Yep, should have read the previous post before commenting on this one. What can you do? It's been a long week with a stomach virus flying through the household of five kids and four adults. This blasted Texas heat certainly doesn't help.

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    2. Robin, I hope none of your grandkids or anybody you know was at the school shooting in Santa Fe today. Praying that these atrocities end soon. :(

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  5. Cute photo! Thanks for publishing it, Jane. I wouldn't have seen it otherwise. I love candids like this.

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  6. What is that thing with wheels Nanny Maria is carrying?

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    1. I believe it is a pram attachment so a toddler can stand on it while mum pushes the pram. Kinda 2-for-1

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    2. This can be plugged at the back of the pram, older kids then stand on it and dont need to walk.
      Tidefi

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    3. Mary in NebraskaMay 17, 2018 at 8:03 PM

      Thank you! I was wondering and never would have guessed that!

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    4. Me either! How practical but it would seem even more practical if it was a "fold down" attachment vs something to be carried by an adult until it's needed. (If only one adult was out walking there wouldn't be anyone to carry it.)

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    5. lizzie I wondered about that also, but maybe it can be hung or attached to the pram and was just being carried for whatever reason. That pram is so huge I would probably just pop Charlotte in with the baby if she got too tired to walk.

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    6. Its actually a fold up option! We have one, it tips up and hooks to the back of the stroller if you dont want to use it.

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  7. Thank you Jane x

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  8. I wish she would put that little girl in a pair of jeans and a tee shirt. I love girly girls and certainly dressed my own DD in dresses whenever I could - but its nice to be casual sometimes. Oh well. Not my kid. :)

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    1. Charlotte may insist on dresses most of the time just as some little girls insist on pants.

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    2. My daughter only wanted to wear dresses and one of my granddaughters (5 years old) is just the same. According to her dresses twirl and are far more fun!

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    3. She is dressed casually, you know...It is a sturdy everyday dress, not the kind she wears when dressed up like when she met her little brother, and I bet she will be in something dressier on Saturday. This is a playground dress IMO.

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    4. You are all lucky. My daughter went through a stage when she was around 2 and a 1/2 where she would only wear a raincoat, rubber boots, and a dollar store tiara. I remember grocery shopping and going to church with her when she wore this outfit - other mothers understood but I was just mortified!

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  9. Kate has been looking extra Pippa in the face lately!

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  10. Are we sure that woman is Nanny Maria? It does not look like the pictures of the Nanny I have seen before. hair much lighter and face looks different? Kate and Charlotte look wonderful.

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    1. Re: hair color, don't forget the sun is on her hair here! It skews perception. I myself am a brunette inside and a flaming redhead in the sun thanks to my {natural} highlights!

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  11. Prince Charles is going to escort Meghan down the aisle
    TV here in the UK is reporting there will be another rehearsal for the bridesmaid and pages today/

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    1. I believe KP Twitter says she has asked Charles to escort her down the aisle of the "Quire." Isn't that just the "inner sanctum" area closest to the alter? I may have the logistics wrong. That way he would lead her to the clergy at the alter.
      I understand she will walk at least part of the way on her own...accompanied by the ten little munchkins, of course. anon1

      The very cynical part of me wonders if this plan wasn't somehow in the works all along. It fits in with the obvious promotion Charles and KP have been giving Harry for over a year.It was so long before any statement was made about her escort, amidst daily updates about flowers, cake, and less pertinent details than who would walk her down the aisle-- which seemed strange to me. Then the listing of her Father. Rather anti-climatic. Was there an out-cry about the Father not being mentioned
      which resulted in the belated announcement? Followed by the scramble for excuses for his not appearing. Then the Charles announcement following massive speculation AGAIN about who her escort would be. Almost a comedy of errors. Much ado about nothing. Hopefully, all's well that ends well. HA! If Shakespeare were alive he would have seized upon all this as a plot for a play-- a drama/comedy. Popularly now called a dramedy.

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  12. I love Charlotte's cute ponytail! Thanks for publishing this picture-I love a natural picture of this family.

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  13. I am a long time reader but don't often post. I have to tell you after what just happened to Alfie Evan's in GB as the BRF just sat back and watched us absolutely sickening. Now Kate and her charity work seem like a total sham. Why is the life of her children more valuable then the people of England? So very sad.

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    1. This is an unacceptable post. The BRF (as you call them) can NOT interfere in cases like that. What is really sad is people who can't mind their own business.

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    2. This is an outrageous comment. Poor little Alfie had no prospect of recovery and he and his family were terribly mis-used by interest groups at a most vulnerable time. Aside from that, quite was it has to do with Kate or the royal family is beyond me.

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    3. The BRF are non-political and I think it's safe to say that poor little Alfie's situation became a very political hot button. I'm sure they had their own opinions about what happened but they always have to be seen as representing all of the British people and not just the ones they agree with.

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    4. Louise I do not agree with part of your comment regarding little Alfie but I do agree that the RF couldn't do a thing about it,and that it had nothing to do with them. I do agree with Mom in AZ that it was very sad and not something the UK should be proud of. The contrast with prince Louis birth that happened at the time enhanced the sadness, and in a way the feeling of unfairness. Not a rational feeling at all, but I can understand why one could feel that way.

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    5. We just saw the last post's comment section get hijacked. Let's not let this happen again. Lovely conversations interspersed with persistent inflammatory comments. These remarks are initially ignored--then we have the anonymouses arguing with each other. Then someone else falls for the provocation and thus we end up with a not very pleasant exchange of words. Finally, Jane steps in to shut down the conversation.

      For me, it is daja vu all over again. Commenters perhaps edited out elsewhere and looking for an argument land here. Sometimes names not seen here previously and not seen again pop up. The interesting thing is I suspect-these commenters then go to another blog and relate how unfair, ugly etc. comments got here. This is especially noticeable after attempts to start a conversation about Meghan. Accusations of playing politics usually are a sure fire route to dissention as well.

      The remark was inappropriate for this forum.
      It must be very difficult to have one's opinions muzzled. I imagine the Queen knew of the situation and was saddened by it. To be the Queen and still be powerless to act, at least publically, must be difficult indeed--although I imagine after 60 odd years, one learns to live with it in order to keep one's sanity.
      There are terrible things going on everywhere, including right now in the USA. The same thing happening over and over again. A whole lot of precious souls who were once someone's baby boy or girl. Seemingly nothing being done. The media cover it, exploit it, and then move on to the next tragedy, leaving the subjects of their press frenzy to cope with the aftermath.

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    6. Interesting perspectives, however as someone who watched the events with Alfie Evan's unfold closely,I do put blame on the BRF. The poor boy was undiagnosed and not brain dead. After breathing on his own for several days he died within a few hours a receiving 3 injections in the middle of the night. He had care and transportation available to him in Italy but the hospital would not release him. I understand the BRF is not political and no I am not trying to hijack or troll this post, however in a position of power as the BRF is something could have been done behind the scenes. I now realize how it is all about appearances, shaking hands and looking pretty. Just so sad. I really thought there was more substance to them all. How could anyone stand by and watch a judge hand down a death sentence to a poor child. I think it's time I remove myself from following the Duchess or any of them for that matter. If Louis was the child it would have never ended like that for him.

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    7. That's what behind the scenes means--done back channel without announcement- which means most of us would not know if it had been done. Maybe something was done. From what I have read of the situation, there seemed to be something missing. The media can only report what information is available to them and that may not always be complete. With healthcare there are also privacy issues. I don't think the public ever got the whole story. Certainly there is reason to withhold judgment.
      Of course appearances are important. The Queen is head of State, a largely ceremonial position. Her job mostly consists of being seen. She can offer advice and suggest, but she has no power to enforce. I know the National anthem says long may she rule over us, but monarchs no longer rule in the Western culture.
      You may be correct about Louis but that could apply for a child in any wealthy family. That child in a wealthy family could have been kept alive longer, but I don't think there was ever a question of a cure. I had to approve taking my Dad off the ventilator. He could have been kept technically alive longer. He died holding my hand, yet the Doctors said he had massive brain damage and would not get better. So, I am no stranger to this situation. It is true he was old and not a cute little child; however, the ethical issues are the same.
      The more expensive healthcare gets, the more quality of life will become an issue, at least when government healthcare is involved. At this point, the leaders of the world put military needs ahead of health and education needs.
      It isn't fair and it isn't right, but it is what it is. It is sad. There are babies born missing parts of their brain. They used to be left unattended and unfed in a hallway or corner. There is no hope. There are children born perfectly healthy whose parents have no money to feed them. Government programs are getting fewer and private resources are overburdened.
      It's all depressing and horrible but giving up is not the answer.
      I have a relative who has received recognition for actually doing something about problems she found sad. She teaches children from those homes--inspires them and becomes a part of their lives. She also works with a pet adoption group and anyone visiting her home is greeted by her many foster fur babies. Harry saw fellow soldiers trying to cope with missing limbs or a mind that can't turn off the horror they have seen. He is doing his part to alleviate the sadness. Diana saw sick people being treated as non human and deprived of human contact out of fear; she saw horribly injured children from landmines and she offered her name and attention. There is plenty of substance to the BRF.
      It also isn't fair to make up expectations for someone not based in reality and then blame them when they don't live up to your expectations.

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    8. Anon1, I was a little lost reading your long post but I agree with the last sentence. The RF cannot overrule a sentence from a judge. That's how democracy works. Alfie's case is the prof how dehumanised the UK is. Every politician, every voter has the same responsibility as the RF in creating this society. I believe if prince Louis had suffered from the same condition, the same conclusion would have applied. Look at what happened to Queen's Beatrice son. He was in a coma, they brought him back to the Netherlands and disconnected him there. One could argue that the Netherlands is even worse than the UK in that respect but when finances are more important than human life you know that a society is sick. No, Unknown, don't be angry with the RF or if you are, not only with them. We all share the responsibility of what is happening in the world.

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    9. Anon 1145 you have NO idea what Kate, William, Harry, the Queen, Charles, Anne, etc may have done behind the scenes!! It's NOT THEIR FAULT! IT'S THE JUDGES WHO ORDERED IT!!! IT'S HE NOT AN ELECTED OFFICIAL?

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  14. It looks like the pictures of their nanny only out of the uniform and out in the world. She probably doesn't look the same as in her uniform at public functions in her every day life.
    It doesn't benefit them for her to look very recognizable out and abuot with thechilren. I imagine sometimes that the typical pictures they make with the same hair and clothes might not match their usual habits so that they can blend in when not "in character." I think the Doc is sort of the same. Out of her typical shapes of dresses and hair she might melt into the background. If Charlotte were in playp ants and tennis shoes without a bow or the hair we have seen she might not be noticeable at all.

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  15. grtkl, bet you are right, plus we see her so infrequently it is not a surprise that her hair might get changed up in between. Bet it is a busy household right now with the 3 kids and all the wedding stuff. Bet everyone will be happy to get up to their summer house once school is out if that is the routine they will start to follow.

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  16. Thank you, Jane, for publishing this photo. I had no idea that Charlotte's hair had grown this long! She looks adorable.

    I'm a first generation Canadian, born to two English immigrants. I was always dressed this way as a child, in little dresses and pinafores, and the regulation knee socks and leather shoes. I remember that in kindergarten I had to bring shorts with me for gym time and I didn't own any! I think that this is a very traditionally British way of dressing one's child, and fits with the traditonal BRF very well.

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  17. I really feel for Kate, it must be difficult having a newborn, two other children and being a part of a family wedding less than a month after giving birth. I realize they have help, but it is a lot in a month.

    Since Meghan came on the scene, my opinion of Kate has evolved to one of growing sympathy. I wonder if Meghan has benefited after Kate went through her introduction to the BRF. For the longest time she was the youngest female and newest member of the BRF and it must have been difficult to be among family members who have known each other forever.

    I used to question Kate's work schedule at times, but I am wondering if Kate is more shy than I realized and much of what she has had to undertake could be against her nature. If this is the case, Kate deserves far more credit than I have given her in the past.

    By all accounts, Kate has been very kind and welcoming to Meghan. To me, this says so much about Kate and what she has gone through since her engagement in 2010. I hope the two women remain good friends and are a support system for each other. There are plenty of royal duties and Kate can do the events where she is comfortable and can shine and I am sure Meghan can place her efforts where she feels comfortable. I hope the two young women will have less pressure on them because they have each other to lean on.

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  18. I was starting to wonder if this photo was a fish tail!?! Kept hearing about it but never saw it until now!! Thank you Jane!!

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