Kate Middleton, the proud partner of Prince William, recently embarked on a trip to Scotland alongside her husband. The purpose of their visit was to meet organizations that support the mental health of young people in Moray and Inverness. This joint outing was the couple's first in three weeks, following their children's school break.
During their visit to Burghead Primary School, Kate engaged in a conversation with a group of children who were waving Scottish flags. As she complimented their school, one of the youngsters asked her who she was. With a warm smile, Kate responded, "Who am I? I'm married to William," pointing to her left where her husband stood, although he was not seen on screen. She made sure to let the children know how nice it was to meet them.
This interaction showcased Kate's supportive role as Prince William's wife. She understands that he is the current heir to the throne and will one day become king. Royal biographer Penny Junor mentioned that Kate never tries to outshine her husband. She is like Prince Philip, supporting the Queen, standing beside William and supporting him while still having a lot to say herself. The couple is known to be a formidable team, with Kate always stepping up to the plate when needed.
During joint outings, Kate also allows Prince William to take the lead when appropriate. In a resurfaced video from their visit to the Foundling Museum, Kate followed royal etiquette by approaching their greeters first and engaging in some chit-chat while waiting for William to join. William took the lead in doing handshakes with the greeters, and Kate followed suit.
On the other hand, there are instances where Prince William lets Princess Kate take center stage. This happens during events where she is the patron of an organization close to her heart. They have been married since 2011 and have three children together. The couple is experienced when it comes to connecting with children, often squatting down to their eye level to empower them during conversations.
During their trip to Burghead Primary School, they visited Outfit Moray, a local charity that focuses on affordable outdoor learning and adventure. They aim to develop young people's potential and improve overall health through sports activities such as mountain biking, rock climbing, and archery. Kate's caring nature was demonstrated when a young boy fell over. She knelt down to his eye level, rubbed his back, and praised his bravery. To lift his spirits, she playfully asked about his bike and encouraged him to give it another try.
Martin Collins, the acting head of the primary school, praised Kate's involvement with the children. He mentioned that she went out of her way to support the boy who fell over, nudging him back onto his feet. Kate and William also took part in a bike course, navigating obstacles and enjoying the exercise.
It is evident that Kate and William make a great team, both personally and professionally. They are dedicated to their roles and work diligently to support each other. Their trip to Scotland allowed them to connect with organizations that are making a positive impact on the mental health and overall well-being of young people.