Yes, she’s got more dresses than me. And shoes. Even stripy tops. Motherhood like Kate Middleton, or rather the Duchess of Cambridge, is enviable in many ways, but on St. Patrick’s Day today, the Duchess is being snubbed for opting to spend more time with her family rather than give out shamrocks. I feel a bit sorry for her. And, when you look at the everyday shit that parents of small children have to put up with, doing it like a Duchess might not be as delicious as the Daily Mail likes to depict.
motherhood like Kate Middleton: is it better to be more ‘dull’ than ‘duchess’?
After this worrying realisation had hovered for a couple of days like Plop from Bing (WHY does he annoy me so much? It’s bloody Mark Rylance!), I was discussing gravity (again) with NG and realised that I could actually put science into action to produce this accurate* infographic and paint a more detailed picture. See what you think. I’d love to know whom you think has it better.
*might not be.
KEY TO CHARACTERS
Characters are abbreviated as follows:
NW – not William (husband and father)
NG – not George (daughter, sister and two and a half year old)
NC – not Charlotte (son, brother and six month old)
NL – not Lupo (a Labrador)