The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Visiting Glasgow


The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Visiting Glasgow

The Duke and Duchess of
Cambridge, Prince William, and Catherine, are visiting Scotland for 2 days. The
Royal couple’s tour to the highlands coincides with the Mental Health Awareness
week. William and Catherine, who are titled The Earl and Countess of Strathearn
in Scotland, will be visiting Glasgow and Edinburgh during their time in
Scotland to learn more about the number of organizations that focus on mental
health and affordable housing.

The tour is part of Her
Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations and forms part of a UK-wide tour for
the couple. In June The couple will join the country in 4 days long weekend
celebrations marking The Queen’s 70 years on the British Throne. during the
weekend-long celebrations, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will be visiting
Wales to join the celebrations there.

The first stop of the day
was St. John’s Primary School, Port Glasgow to partake in a Roots of
Empathy session. Roots of Empathy is a worldwide charity first
established in Canada that organizes small programs for school children Empathy
to develop good habits as part of early years development. Scotland is the
first country worldwide to deliver Roots of Empathy in every council area,
following £1.2 million in Scottish Government funding. The program uses a
unique approach, with a local parent and baby (or ‘Tiny Teacher’) alongside a
trained instructor guiding the children to develop empathy. The sessions are
run in the UK by Action for Children.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Visiting Glasgow

At the school, The Duke and
Duchess of Cambridge met with the school staff and spent time playing with
toddlers. Sitting on the floor with the school children, the parents of three
adorable children, William and Catherine, learned more about the sessions and
how it’s helping the young students. The session involved students interacting
with a mother and her young baby as they learn how to build their understanding
of the baby’s needs and emotions.

The Duchess looked enamored
with 10-month-old Saul Molloy and attempted to read him a book. The couple also
spent time talking to some of the older children who have completed the
program. The engagement was more in line with The Duchess of Cambridge’s Early
Years focus, who launched The Royal Foundation center for the Early Years last


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