Dad dot info form. Ask questions, get answers

Prince William focusing on fatherhood

The Duke of Cambridge has defended himself against critics who believe he does not fulfil enough royal duties, saying that he is focusing on being a father and an air ambulance pilot until the time is right


The prince’s commitment to royal duty has been questioned in recent months with some newspapers referring to him as “workshy William”.

Prince William told BBC royal correspondent Nicholas Witchell: “I take duty very seriously. I take my responsibilities very seriously. But it’s about finding your own way at the right time and if you’re not careful duty can weigh you down at a very early age.

“I think you have got to develop into the duty role.”

The second-in-line to the throne also paid tribute to his the Queen’s sense of duty and her role in his life.

“I think the Queen’s duty and her service, her tolerance, her commitment to others – I think that’s all been incredibly important to me and it’s been a real guiding example of just what a good monarch could be.

“And it’s been incredibly insightful for me growing up, watching her leadership in that role”.

Image: Royal Mail/British Monarch/Twitter

A picture of the Queen, the Prince of Wales, Prince William and Prince George has been released for use on stamps to mark the monarch’s birthday.

The Queen turns 90 on Thursday – one of many milestones in her record breaking reign.

She is already Britain’s longest reigning monarch, but on her birthday on April 21, she becomes the country’s first nonagenarian sovereign.

The Royal Mail series will be the first time two-year-old Prince George features on a postage stamp.

Related entries LIVE: The First Year is Survival LIVE: The First Year is Survival

On Thursday 29th October at 12 Noon will be live on Facebook chatting all things TWINS!   CLICK HERE TO JOIN US LIVE AT 12 NOON Leonie and Josh Huie, Mum and Dad to fraternal twin girls (their twin heartbeats) chat with Ian Soars, CEO of

Warning: UK Parents toying with their children’s safety

Warning: UK Parents toying with their children’s safety

Parents have been warned that children in the UK are at risk of death or serious injury from the sale of unsafe toys through various online marketplaces. Health and safety experts from CE Safety say parents should ensure they are not buying cheap, unsafe or fake toys...

Rule of Six

Rule of Six

New Coronavirus rules mean when seeing friends or family you don’t live with you should meet up in groups of six or less. For now, that means it is illegal for my whole family to meet another family inside or outside. In some ways we are lucky, we are only a family of...

Latest entries

Why Fathers Should Teach Their Kids About Money…

Why Fathers Should Teach Their Kids About Money…

'When my daughter was 17', writes Michael Gilmore (The Seven Dollar Millionaire) 'I had a series of frightening revelations that set me on an unusual path, one that resulted in me writing her a modern fairytale, Happy Ever After: Financial Freedom Isn’t A Fairy...

Pin It on Pinterest