Kate Middleton Is Reportedly Feeling ‘Bittersweet Emotions’ About Prince Louis Growing Up

Seasons change, the air shifts, and babies keep growing. It’s the circle of life, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t hurt! Kate Middleton is reportedly feeling the pain of her youngest child, Prince Louis, 4, getting older, and we all understand the struggle.

Yesterday, the Princess of Wales shared a sweet photo of herself and her kids Prince George, 9, Princess Charlotte, 7, and Prince Louis, who she shares with husband Prince William, for U.K. Mother’s Day. “Happy Mother’s Day from our family to yours ❤️,” she wrote on Instagram, alongside a photo of her and the kids in a tree, taken by Matt Porteous.

But the second picture is where you can really tell Princess Kate is in her feelings. In this one, she cradles her toddler like a baby, holding him in her arms and gazing down at him with a look of pure love. Body language expert Judi James told FEMAIL that this pose captures her “emotional” side.

“This pose shows Kate fully back in ‘mum’ role again, cradling Louis in her arms and looking down with a warm, loving and caring smile that seems to encapsulate the emotional side of being a mother,” James said, per Daily Mail.

She went on, “Louis was always the child she tended to carry around the most when he was a baby. Although she clearly cherishes the way he is growing up to be confident, spontaneous and playful, this pose suggests there is also some bittersweet emotions about losing that constant mother/baby contact.”

“If he is going to be her last child, these feelings of sadness mixed with love could be magnified for her, too,” she added.

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