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to wonder why Kate Middleton is shortlisted for mum of the year?

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FBmum Wed 20-Feb-13 19:12:24

Nothing against her at all, but surely it's a bit early if not actually dare I say risky (the poor woman is only just into her 2nd trimester for gods sake), to be shortlisting her for Mum of the Year?????? Give her a chance to actually be a mum first, SURELY?? confused

Who?

FBmum Wed 20-Feb-13 19:14:26

Sorry - Duchess of Cornwall for all you Royal diehards!!! smile

Bobyan Wed 20-Feb-13 19:15:24

Its because she's has so much experience grin

kim147 Wed 20-Feb-13 19:15:45

Because of our sycophantic celebrity culture?
Not sure what she's actually done to be nominated.

ok, yeah, it is silly to call someone mum of the year who hasn't had their baby.

Johnnysknickers Wed 20-Feb-13 19:16:58

Wasn't Kerry Katona a previous mum of the year? grin

FBmum Wed 20-Feb-13 19:18:46

grin at Johnnysknickers - I'd forgotten about Kerry Katona - do you think we will see Kate advertising Iceland in years to come?

RichardSimmonsTankTop Wed 20-Feb-13 19:18:51

What? How can she be the list when I, who actually have children and have put in a reasonable amount of effort at mothering, is not! How insulting!

Johnnysknickers Wed 20-Feb-13 19:19:15

It's all downhill from here... grin

Viviennemary Wed 20-Feb-13 19:21:10

Errm Duchess of Cornwall. That's Camilla. grin

Bobyan Wed 20-Feb-13 19:21:27

I can't imagine her eating anything, let alone Iceland's stuff!

FBmum Wed 20-Feb-13 19:22:27

Ooh blimey, I'm getting my Duchesses mixed up. Mind you that really WOULD be a story!

Cuddlyrunner Wed 20-Feb-13 19:27:04

I saw this earlier and thought it was dreadful , a hundred years or so ago when I had ds1, a baby mag (possibly Mother and Baby) had a page of celebrity babies born that month. Obviously they do the mags a couple of months before publication. Annie Lennox was congratulated on the safe birth of her child. She had actually suffered a stillbirth.

catus Wed 20-Feb-13 19:35:20

Who cares? Really?
And I quite like her btw.

Viviennemary Wed 20-Feb-13 19:38:59

That's just what I was thinking FBmum! grin

hiddenhome Wed 20-Feb-13 19:55:32

Mum of the Year should be given to somebody who's struggled against the odds in some way, not a pampered Royal who will never have to do a great many of the things that normal mums find themselves doing year in year out hmm

missorinoco Wed 20-Feb-13 19:58:38

I have no problem with a Royal getting the title, but I cannot see how you can be Mum of the Year if you have no children, dependants, or foster children. Why not William then?

FBmum Wed 20-Feb-13 20:02:43

Next year, it will be given to whichever piece of totty illustrious young lady Harry is knocking about with...

kim147 Wed 20-Feb-13 20:04:31

Who's running "Mum of the year"?
What's the criteria to win?

cocoachannel Wed 20-Feb-13 20:05:16

What do you win?

HazeltheMcWitch Wed 20-Feb-13 20:08:29

Fearne Cotton and Dame Sarah Storey are also on the list - neither have yet given birth.

FBmum Wed 20-Feb-13 20:09:46

Oh, it's ok everyone, it can't be a real thing - I managed to find an article about it in the Daily Fail (Google made me read it, honest), and
previous winners have included Stacy Solomon, Kym Marsh and Sharon Osbourne, while Katie Price and Kerry Katona have both been Mum of the Year on more than one occasion.

Obviously, it must be some sort of wind-up. hmm

Hey, the reigning queen is Katie Price ...

Rhiannon86 Wed 20-Feb-13 20:13:03

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