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Kate Middleton is putting pen to paper fingers to keyboard all in the name of children's mental health.
The 34-year-old Duchess of Cambridge announced Wednesday that she would be assuming a very different title at Kensington Palace for the day—guest editor. In a blog post published on the Huffington Post's website, she introduced the digital world to a brand new charitable venture close to her heart.
"Young Minds Matter, being launched today, is a new series where issues and work around the mental health of young children will be explored," the British beauty penned. "The mental health of our children must be seen as every bit as important as their physical health."
Middleton was first introduced to the issues surrounding mental health as a newlywed involved in various charities. She soon learned that many of the battles adults faced stemmed from "childhood challenges" that remained unresolved because of embarrassment and shame.
As the mother of newborn Princess Charlotte and 2-year-old toddler Prince George, Kate couldn't help but put herself in the shoes of parents who are desperate to aide their children, but fear the societal consequences or lack the financial support.
"Like most parents today, William and I would not hesitate to seek help for our children if they needed it. We hope to encourage George and Charlotte to speak about their feelings, and to give them the tools and sensitivity to be supportive peers to their friends as they get older," she wrote. "We know there is no shame in a young child struggling with their emotions or suffering from a mental illness."