The Princess of Wales visited the Colham Manor Children’s Center in Hillingdon, West London, where they help women and families facing psychological problems. Kate was greeted by a crowd at the entrance. The attention of star mother with many children was attracted by a boy.
The 3-year-old Akeem turned out to be extremely talkative, he did not hesitate to communicate with the distinguished guest. At some point, his attention was attracted by a brooch in the form of a poppy, which the British wear on the eve of Memorial Day Sunday.
“My name is Catherine. Have you got a poppy? Do you want mine?” asked Kate. After the boy nodded affirmatively, Kate broke off a flower from the lapel of her coat, presented it to Akeem, and gave the pin to his mother.
“It’s not every day you talk to a Princess and get a poppy from her as a gift. The 3-year-old Akeem was very talkative when Kate suddenly stopped to say hello to him during a visit to the center. Therefore, she gave him her memorial sign,” an eyewitness of the events said.
However, the protocol of the event was not affected by the unexpected gesture of Prince William’s wife, the assistants immediately attached a new poppy to the Princess’ dress. The Princess met with staff and volunteers, as well as mothers and children using the services of the center. She was told about problems ranging from loneliness to postpartum depression and addiction, The Sun reports.
“I think we need more places like this. It unites people. It’s fantastic what’s being done here. Furthermore, it’s not about having more services, but about being able to integrate them,” Kate Middleton said.
The center offers support to women who feel vulnerable even before giving birth and strives to help them become more resilient and raise happy healthy children. For a visit to the center, the Princess of Wales chose an elegant outfit from budget brands. She looked amazing in a dress and coat in olive tones. The fashion expert said that Kate adopted the stylistic technique of the late Queen, who always relied on monochrome images.