Silvia granted an interview to the German magazine Nido, where she talked about her children and their upbringing.http://www.expressen.se/n...ket-utrymme-att-gora-fel/
"When Queen Silvia was small, she lived ten years in Brazil, together with his German father and Brazilian mother. She spent the rest of the childhood in Germany.
She has raised three children in Sweden.
In a frank interview with the German family magazine Nido, the Queen of Sweden talked about the royal children's upbringing and childhood - and how these have changed over time.
Silvia says that sometimes she was sorry that her own children have been subjected to constant surveillance since they were little.
That it has not always been easy.
- But I have to say that the press has been fair to my children, the children have never been persecuted and could go to school in peace. It became more difficult when they turned 18, when the journalists thought they were adults. But it is not so easy, children don't grew from one day to the other. It was still developing- says Silvia to Nido.
She thinks that the press sometimes have been hard to royal children - and the worst thing of all was when she had to comforted the children for a spread information that was not true, she says.
In addition, she admits that the rules in the royal family are stricter.
- Yes of course. Above all, there is not much room to make mistakes. A general rule is not drinking alcohol before 18 and my children needed to follow it stricter, because they have been role models- says Silvia to Nido.
All three royal children have now become parents, and Silvia has a total of five grandchildren
Carl Philip said: "It is a miracle"
The Queen tells the magazine that she believes that it is harder to be a parent - and especially children - today. When everything "has become faster and more complex. "
All her three children have now become parents, and Silvia has a total of five grandchildren. The latest of them having a children was Prince Carl Philip, Prince Alexander with the Princess Sofia in April.
- It was really touching when my son told me: "It is a miracle to keep such a small being in his arms, but how many responsibilities I have!" [...], the Queen says to Nido."