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Old 11-27-2014, 09:14 AM
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Those are good skills to learn. The schools in the US are turning their emphasis to science, math, and tests (which are certainly important) and neglecting life skills. Public speaking is useful in many occupations.

I'm a happy American, but I get frustrated with our school systems. They claim to want to ''catch up'' to foreign schools, but don't look to those schools for guidance and advice. Parents need to step in to fill in the gaps that used to be taught in school, but sadly, many won't. One of my sons is a teacher, so I hear a lot from him!
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Yesterday we could read about a new interview Frederik has give to the Team Danmark magazine 'Pulse' by Politiken (one of our serious newspapers) released yesterday.
He talks in his role as IOC member and he tells about a number of Danish athletes among them Kevin Magnussen who Frederik (and many Danes) is very proud of. And he doesn't hide that it's a passion that has been passed down to prince Christian.

In an episode during the Olympics in London 2012 Christian was fortunate to get close to our handball player Mikkel Hansen.

- "He (Christian) is aware of the athletes and he is filled with excitement when he's in room with them. At the Olympics in London he sat next to Mikkel Hansen in the dining tent in the Olympic village. It was fantastic for me to see a seven-year old boy who was just totally impressed: Woow Dad, it's really Mikkel Hansen who sits there and here I am, a little boy and eating next to him."

You may well remember the picture of Christian acting Usian Bolt with his idol Mikkel Hansen for the Olympics in London http://a.bimg.dk/node-images/467/5/x...-vip-royal.jpg

As we already have seen plenty of times all four of F&M's children show great interest in sport and to be physically active. Not surprisingly, with those parents.

For more about the interview here some of the articles:

BT article: Kronprins Frederik hylder Magnussen: Han er under et kæmpe pres - Motorsport | www.bt.dk

BB article: Kronprins Frederik: Mikkel Hansen imponerede prins Christian | Billed Bladet
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Mr favorite is one where they're dancing.
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Old 01-08-2015, 03:07 AM
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On the occasion of Prince Vincent and Princess Josephine's 4 years old birthday today Kongehuset publishes 5 new wonderful pictures of the twins. The pictures are taken in connection with the Crown Prince family's visit to Greenland in August 2014.

http://kongehuset.dk/materialemappe/...+%c3%a5r-5.img
http://kongehuset.dk/materialemappe/...+4+%c3%a5r.img
http://kongehuset.dk/materialemappe/...+%c3%a5r-4.img
http://kongehuset.dk/materialemappe/...+%c3%a5r-2.img
http://kongehuset.dk/materialemappe/...+%c3%a5r-3.img

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Nye billeder - Kongehuset
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Old 01-08-2015, 04:09 AM
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What beautiful photos. There something about the 4 children that makes it clear they are all brothers and sisters. Funny thing is I can't tell if its from Fred or Mary !!


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Thank you so much! I love looking at photos of these two, they have such unique personalities and are such a blend of Mary and Fred that is so beautiful. With Bella and Christian is is so obviously Fred & Mary, but the twins are just..... the twins 😍 thanks again!!


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Such beautiful children !!! How Lucky Mary and Frederic are !
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Old 01-08-2015, 07:22 AM
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Those photo's are superb, they look like postcards. Very beautiful.
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Old 01-08-2015, 07:38 AM
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Thank you so much! I love looking at photos of these two, they have such unique personalities and are such a blend of Mary and Fred that is so beautiful. With Bella and Christian is is so obviously Fred & Mary, but the twins are just..... the twins �� thanks again!!
Vincent is a wonderful mix, but Josephine is totally Mary IMO, the eyes, the smile..

BT gallery: Se billederne: Her er de royale tvillingers liv i billeder | www.bt.dk (Those bubbly smiles)
BT article: Se de nye billeder: I dag for fire år siden fik Danmark royale tvillinger - Royale | www.bt.dk
BB has completed a video: VIDEO: Prinsesse Josephine og prins Vincent fylder fire år | Billed Bladet
Australian Women's Weekly: Princess Mary and Prince Frederik's twins Vincent and Josephine turn four : Australian Women's Weekly
TV2 gallery: Royale tvillinger fylder fire: Se de helt nye billeder | GO'
Her&Nu gallery: Tvillingerne fylder fire år - Herognu
Hello Magazine: http://www.hellomagazine.com/royalty...urth-birthday/
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Happy birthday to the twins! Those photos made my day, they are so cute in such a jaw dropping setting. I especially like the two of them together, planning their next adventure
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The connection between these 2 is so obvious IMO. Happy Birthday to the twins! So cute.
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Old 01-08-2015, 11:34 AM
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Wonderful photos
even with their backs turn you can see the connection between the two
http://kongehuset.dk/materialemappe/...+%c3%a5r-3.img

Loved that they did the photos on top of the Danneborg
my favorites
the laughter of Vincent
http://kongehuset.dk/materialemappe/...+%c3%a5r-2.img

and a close up of Josephine
http://kongehuset.dk/materialemappe/...+%c3%a5r-4.img

Im guessing her coat and the blue one of Vincent were gifts from Greenland
lovely to see some of the inside of the Danneborg
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Old 01-08-2015, 11:51 AM
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Adorable moments with the birthday twins Vincent and Josephine | Royalista

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Vincent and Josephine are such cuties and they're so obviously very happy children. I can't believe they're 4 already. I swear it seems like they were just born a year ago.
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Indeed.

And this is one of the more delightful pics: Adorable moments with the birthday twins Vincent and Josephine | Royalista
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What wonderful pictures of the twins. They´re both extremely charismatic and happy children. I can´t believe they are four already.
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Lovely pictures of the twins. The photographer did a really good job IMO. The twins are growing fast, I can't believe they are 4 years old already, time flies.

I am surprised they choose pictures that are 6 months old, kids grown up very fast and would've expected some recently pictures nevertheless these are better than nothing.
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Oh my word, these are adorable!

Also love Josephine's owl jumper, do you reckon they're available for kids aged 30?!
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