Chris Jackson/Getty Images Kate Middleton and Prince William
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As Kate Middleton and William juggle their increasingly busy royal duties, they are prioritizing their roles as parents to Prince George, 8, Princess Charlotte, 6, and Prince Louis, 3 – but after the kids head to bed, they are gone from the day. reliable method.
“William will bring Kate Jane and tonic,” a family friend tells People on this week’s cover story. “They take care of each other, but in different ways.”
In addition to supporting each other’s public work – Kate was “really, really proud” of her husband, according to photographer Chris Jackson, during the inaugural Earthshot Awards in October, while Prince William recently joined Kate as she hosted the Christmas carol party. At Westminster Abbey – they support each other at home.
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Friends say the pair work hands-on, from being at school to letting the kids argue about which songs to play during breakfast.
“Kate likes to keep her normal life,” says one source.
Kate and Prince William, both 39, take their children outdoors in rain or shine, from cycling to playing in the dunes of Norfolk beaches near Anmer Hall, the family’s country home.
And while the family gets the help of nanny Maria Turion Borrallo, Kate “runs things at home with the kids and schedules,” says a friend. “She is very involved in every part of their day.”
A source close to the royal family says Kate is “more impressive as time goes on”. “She’s a focused, professional woman.”
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Kate and Prince William shared a glimpse into their home life in a video featuring their children that was released on their 10th wedding anniversary in April. The footage, taken by Will Ware, was filmed in the fall of 2020 in Norfolk. The photo shows a family of five climbing sand dunes on the beach, climbing trees, and roasting marshmallows over an open fire.