But while the Queen may have dubbed the moving a royal faux pas, parenting experts say the technique, known as ‘active listening’, is an effective way to communicate with kids.
'Active listening is one of the most important ways you can send the message, "You're important to me." Get down on the child's level, lean in and make eye contact,’ child development expert Gill Connell told People magazine. 'These simple messages foster self-esteem in powerful ways while encouraging him to communicate even more.'
While George and his sister Charlotte, 16 months, have not been seen on tour since they arrived, they are expected to make a public appearance with their parents later this week.
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