HELLO! acknowledges that the Princess of Wales considers the early years and The Royal Foundation Centre for Early Childhood as her primary focus and passion. The campaign has gained support from various well-known figures, including Professor Green, Fearne Cotton, Giovanna Fletcher, Zara McDermott, and Leah Williamson.
Princess Kate expressed her pride in the #ShapingUs campaign, which emphasizes the significance of early childhood in shaping our adult lives. She mentioned that our brains experience rapid development from pregnancy to the age of five. The past six months have been gratifying in terms of raising awareness extensively, and there are many more endeavors to look forward to.
Royal supporters were swift in expressing their encouragement. One individual wrote, “This campaign is crucial [clapping hands emoji]. I am eager to witness the upcoming developments.” Another person joined in, saying, “Congratulations to everyone involved with the @earlychildhood team! In just half a year, we are already witnessing the significant influence on society.”
A third commenter praised the project as “an excellent initiative by the Princess of Wales,” while a fourth affectionately added, “Congratulations to our marvelous Princess for this exceptional endeavor” along with a red heart emoji.
The campaign holds a special place in Princess Kate's heart. During its launch, she expressed that the way we evolve in life is deeply influenced by our early childhood experiences, relationships, and environment.
“It has a wide-ranging impact, influencing our capacity to build connections and succeed professionally, as well as affecting our mental and physical health as grown-ups and our approach to parenting. These early years are crucial for prevention. By concentrating our combined efforts, time, and resources on creating a supportive and caring environment for the youngest members of our community and their caregivers, we can significantly improve the well-being and contentment of future generations.
Concluding her statement, she emphasized that everyone, irrespective of their direct involvement in a child's life, bears responsibility in shaping a more compassionate world where our children can thrive, learn, and lead fulfilling lives.