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Kate Middleton, who turns 39 on January 9, is a great mom to Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis.
She stays calm when they have tantrums and makes sure they have the best toys.
Now that she has three young children, she's really mastered the art of parenting.
Kate Middleton has proven herself to be a pro mother of three very well-behaved young kids. In between her royal engagements and charity work, Middleton is a hands-on mom.
She's also great with other people's kids - once on a royal outing, she made sure a boy who looked ill had a paper bag just in case.
Here are 17 snapshots of Kate Middleton in full-on mommy mode.
When Prince George was little, she entertained him with silly faces.
Prince George has been known to make some funny faces of his own.
Now that George is 7 years old, she entertains him with toys like bubble guns.
Prince George attends Thomas's Battersea in London.
She kept the kids quiet at her sister Pippa's wedding.
Or at least she tried.
And made sure Prince George's hair was camera ready during the Trooping the Colour parade.
The Queen actually has two birthdays.
She taught Princess Charlotte how to do a royal wave.
Princess Charlotte looks just like her royal relatives.
She also expertly handles toddler tantrums without panicking.
Princess Charlotte also attends Thomas's Battersea.
She has no problem scooping up her kids to console them when it's all a bit much.
When the kids come along on royal tours, sometimes it's too overwhelming.
She's great with other people's kids, too.
On royal engagements, she often interacts with other people's children.
She bends down to meet them at eye level.
She once rescued a sick boy in a crowd on one of her walkabouts.
She's great at arts and crafts.
On school visits, she's not afraid to get her hands dirty.
She helps little ones feel better with encouraging high fives.
She often visits hospitals and helps cheer up patients of all ages.
And uses her public platform to advocate for maternal health.
She's a patron of several charities that provide mental health support for mothers and their children.
She came to the rescue when Princess Charlotte took a tumble on the balcony of Buckingham Palace.
Princess Charlotte fell backwards as she was looking out over the balcony's balustrade, but Middleton scooped her up and comforted her.
She, along with the crowd, couldn't help but laugh when Princess Charlotte stuck her tongue out.
It's not the first time Charlotte has made headlines for her cheeky attitude and silly faces.
She keeps Prince Louis' face clean at formal events.
It's hard to keep toddlers' faces clean.
And helps him explore the great outdoors.
The Back to Nature garden was designed by Kate Middleton for the Chelsea Flower Show.
She may be the Duchess of Cambridge, but she's just another mom.
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