Anne Hathaway says she learned this parenting tip from Prince William, Kate Middleton

 foxnews.com  2/12/2019 2:03:31 PM   Katherine Lam

Anne Hathaway is taking a page from Prince William and Kate Middleton’s parenting book.

The “Princess Diaries” star told The Sunday Times she began having eye-level conversations with her 2-year-old son, Jonathan, after reading that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge do that with Prince George, 5, and Princess Charlotte, 3.

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“They get down on the child’s level and speak to them eye-to-eye to make the child feel empowered,” she told the newspaper’s style section. “I thought that was really cool. I started doing that with Jonathan.”

Kate Middleton and Prince William pose for a photo with their three children, George (right), Charlotte (middle) and Louis.

Kate Middleton and Prince William pose for a photo with their three children, George (right), Charlotte (middle) and Louis. (AP)

Child psychologists say this parenting technique helps improves a child’s self-esteem and communication skills.

Hathaway, 36, opened up about being a working mother who has to travel often for film shoots.

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“Leaving him is hard,” Hathaway said about her son. “I don’t want to complain. I love what I do and I’m not ready to stop doing it. I was told that once I had kids, I wouldn’t care about my career any more. I was, like, ‘Nah.’ But I love something so much more now.”

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