Prince William attended the parade solo in 2016, as Kate prioritized her children over the event.
Kate's sacrifice showed her love for her young children and the difficulties of balancing public life with family.
Kate has attended the St Patrick’s Day parade every year since then, including in 2023.
In 2020, Kate spoke about the guilt she feels as a working mom on a podcast.
Kate's decision to choose her children over tradition shows how difficult it is to balance motherhood and public life.