The Queen Shares a Sweet Throwback Photo for Mother's Day in the U.K.

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The Queen Shares a Sweet Throwback Photo for Mother's Day in the U.K.
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March 14 is Mother's Day in the United Kingdom, and the royal family has been marking the occasion with some adorable Instagram posts.

Kate Middleton and Prince William shared that their children, Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis, all made Mother's Day cards for their late grandmother, Princess Diana. Meanwhile, Queen Elizabeth II shared an adorable throwback photo taken with her mom, the Queen Mother.

The caption said, "To all Mums everywhere, we wish you a very special Mother’s Day. #MotheringSunday." The photo was taken in April 1940 at the Royal Lodge in Windsor Great Park.

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Sharing photos of the handmade cards that the Cambridge children designed for Princess Diana, the official Kensington Palace Instagram account explained, "This year Mother’s Day will be different once again. Many of us will be apart from our loved ones, but looking forward to a time in the not too distant future when we can give our mother a hug again."

The caption continued, "But for those experiencing bereavement, today may be particularly challenging. Each year on Mother’s Day, George, Charlotte and Louis make cards remembering their Granny, Diana, for William. Whatever your circumstances, we are thinking of you this Mother’s Day 💐."

All cards show the different personalities of the Cambridge children, and reveal just how good each of them is at writing already. While Prince George started his Mother's Day card by writing, "Dear Granny Diana," Charlotte referenced dad Prince William and emotionally wrote, "Papa is missing you."

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