Kate shares heartwarming photos with George, Charlotte and Louis for Mother's Day as Charles pays tribute to late Queen

19 March 2023, 12:19 | Updated: 17 July 2023, 10:27

Kate with George, Charlotte and Louis
Kate with George, Charlotte and Louis. Picture: Social media

By Emma Soteriou

The Prince and Princess of Wales have shared heartwarming family photos of Kate spending time with George, Charlotte and Louis to celebrate Mother's Day.

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William and Kate shared two images with thei children on the Sandringham estate in Norfolk last year.

A group photo - taken by photographer Matt Porteous - shows Kate surrounded by George, Charlotte and Louis as they perch up in a tree.

The second portrait shows Kate cradling Louis in her arms as she grins down at him.

He can be seen sweetly holding onto his mum's hand as she plays with him.

The royals captioned the pictures saying: "Happy Mother’s Day from our family to yours."

It came as King Charles remembered the late Queen on the first Mother's Day since her death.

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The images are believed to have been taken on the same day as their Christmas card from last year.

It is not the first time the couple have turned to photographer Matt Porteous for a shoot, having also asked him to capture moments for their 2021 Christmas card and Prince George's third birthday portraits.

The post quickly amassed just under 300,000 likes in the space of an hour on instagram, with fans sharing the support in the comments.

One person said: "Happy Mother's Day Princess of Wales and to all Mother's who celebrating today. Lovely pics!"

Another Instagram user said: "Beautiful Mother with her beautiful children."

Meanwhile, a poignant message celebrating all mothers was posted by the official royal family account, alongside treasured images showing King Charles as a beaming baby standing on the late Queen's lap and an adult Camilla smiling as she stands behind her elderly mother.

The Twitter post was accompanied by the message: "To all mothers everywhere, and to those who may be missing their mums today, we are thinking of you and wishing you a special #MothersDay."

The Queen died in September aged 96.

Camilla's mother Rosalind Shand died in 1994 at the age of 72 after a long battle with osteoporosis.

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