Kate Middleton, a mother of three, says parenting is difficult these days.

Middleton's thoughts are shared as part of her new "Shaping Us" campaign.

She emphasizes the importance of early childhood development and the need for parental support when raising children.

Middleton considers a child's environment and emotional support to be more important than material possessions.

Her mental health advocate stressed the challenges families face in parenting and daily life.

Middleton agrees that love is essential in parenting.

She discussed her new initiative to raise awareness of a child's first five years in January.

Middleton believes that our early childhood experiences and relationships shape our entire lives.

The initiative seeks to assist parents in reprioritizing family life and providing better emotional support to their children.