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Prince William and Kate Middleton are following Princess Diana’s parenting style with this one big step

August 24, 2022

A royal expert sees Prince William and Kate Middleton’s move to Windsor as a nod to Princess Diana’s normal tradition of raising her children. As the Cambridges want Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis to have as normal a childhood as possible, they appear to be following in the late People’s Princess’ footsteps.

In September, the Cambridge children will attend a new school, Lambrook School in Berkshire. With this move, Prince William and Kate Middleton are following Princess Diana’s parenting style.

Royal expert Charles Rae said loudly express, the Lambrook School is a normal, fee-paying school. It’s not one everyone else has to go to, he explained.

He went on to say they are following the tradition the Princess of Wales has set down for his two sons. In his opinion, Lady Diana tried very hard to allow his children to live as normal a life as possible.

She introduced Prince William and Prince Harry to simple things like McDonald’s, cinemas and theme parks – things that normal parents would do. Royal biographer Andrew Morton added that Princess Diana also introduced her sons to charity work.

In a Channel 5 documentary, Diana: Queen of Hearts? Morton said Princess Diana began taking Prince William and Prince Harry on private charity visits from a young age. Back then, she didn’t want them to grow up believing that the whole world was made up of 4×4 Range Rovers, shotguns and nannies.

She wanted to give them a normal upbringing despite their royal status, and it looks like Prince William and Kate Middleton are following the same philosophy with their own three children. They are now introducing them to royal life by accompanying Queen Elizabeth while Trooping the Color on the balcony of Buckingham Palace or taking them on royal tours, like People reported.

Despite their public appearances, they still try their best to maintain their privacy and give them normality, taking them on ordinary trips to the supermarket or eating from the trunk of the car while their father plays polo.

Royal parents are also known to mostly rely on nannies to carry out their public duties. Royal biographer Ingrid Seward claimed that Prince Charles and Princess Anne were only able to see Queen Elizabeth on two dates a day. At the same time, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward were born into a world dominated by nannies in the 1960s.

To prevent this from happening to her own children, Princess Diana made sure to keep her boys close to her. She even took almost one-year-old Prince William on tour – the first time for a royal baby. Sadly, she died when her firstborn was just 15, while Prince Harry turned 12 in a tragic car accident in Paris in 1997.