Actress Anne Hathaway has admitted she’s used the Duchess of Cambridge’s parenting technique [Photo: Getty]

Fresh from her revelation that she has quit drinking alcohol for the sake of her son, Anne Hathaway has admitted she has adopted a parenting technique from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

The actress who has a two-year-old son, Jonathan with husband Adam Shulmen revealed she borrowed a useful hack from the royal couple.

The 36-year-old star said she’d read about the “really cool” way the Duke and Duchess speak to their children by crouching down to their eye level, and now she’s started doing it with her toddler.

Speaking to The Sunday Times Style magazine, she said: “They get down on the child’s level and speak to them eye to eye to make their child feel empowered. I thought that was really cool. I started doing that with Jonathan.”

The technique is apparently called ‘active listening’, and according to child development experts, the act of talking to the children on their level can make them feel important and respected.

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