Ten things we know about life with George and Charlotte

They may be the royal offspring of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, but Prince George and Princess Charlotte lead a relatively normal life.

The whole family will be on hand to celebrate

Both Catherine and William have been very vocal about their desire to give their darling kids a grounded upbringing, and in their short time with us, it’s clear the parents are doing just that.

For the summer issue of Vanity Fair, which had Queen Elizabeth as the benevolent cover girl, royal writer Katie Nicholl gave a firsthand look into William and Kate’s family household.

In fact, it sounds like the bustling home is set to add a new member, with a close friend of the British royal family telling Katie, the couple won’t wait too long before trying for another baby, saying, “They want at least three kids and for them to be close in age.”

But for now, we look at everything from their daily activities to what the kids like to watch, here are 10 things we know about life with the Cambridges.

The family simply adore their country lifestyle.

1. Following the birth of their second child, Princess Charlotte, the young family picked up their life from the hustle and bustle of London and relocated to sleepy Norfolk to their Amner Hall residence.

William and his brother, Harry, spent many happy weekends during their childhood at Anmer Hall, which the Queen gave to her grandson and his new bride, Catherine, as a wedding present.

2. And it seems the tranquillity suits the darling baby, with William revealing his “little joy of heaven” has slept through the night since she was three months old.

And thanks to Catherine’s photography skills, royal well-wishers learned the little tot took her first steps prior to her first birthday.

Charlotte is William’s “little joy of heaven”.

Prince George is significantly cheekier!

3. “At the same time it is more responsibility, looking after two little ones, especially when George is around. He’s a little monkey.” It seems like Charlottes big brother’s personality is more reflective of London, where he spent his first years.

With his proud daddy once musing that George is “lively” and “noisy”. He enjoys riding ponies, playing with animals, jumping in puddles, painting and racing his toy tractor around the house.

4. And our royal Prince already has a firm grasp on what he likes. It was revealed in that while Catherine usually cooks all the meals she does let her little tot indulge on junk food. “George occasionally munches on French fries”

5. In fact the busy mum-of-two runs a very tight ship, with very little help. Along with Nanny Maria Bello and their housekeeper, everything is done by Kate.

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6. She and Wills have a firm “Tucking the kids in bed” policy. The mum and dad both take turns bathing their little ones before Kate and William bid them a goodnight.

7. It’s all part of William’s desire for the kids to have a normal childhood. Talking to the BBC in April, he remarked, “I’m concentrating very much on my role as a father. I’m a new father and I take my duties and my responsibilities to my family very seriously and I want to bring my children up as good people with the idea of service and duty to others as very important. But if I can’t give my time to my children as well, I worry about their future.”

8. But at the end of the day, William is a Prince.

And with such a grand title comes a great deal of royal responsibilities. As the Queen recently celebrated her grand 90th birthday, it is expected she will start handing the reigns over to her two grandsons, Prince William and Prince Harry. With more responsibility, it would come to no surprise that the 33-year-old dad will relocate to London with his family.

9. But that is all still in the distant future. For now the family adore life in the country. George attends the local nursery three times a week, with Catherine picking and dropping him off to school.

Katie Nichols revealed so much about the royals’ life in the summer issue of Vanity Fair

And the parents are never short on play dates, with many of their friends living close by.

One local revealed, “They are rarely bothered. We are used to having royals in this part of the world. We often see them out with George and Charlotte, but no one takes pictures or tries to talk to them. That’s why they love it here. They love the normality of life in Norfolk, whether it’s popping to the butcher or into a local toyshop to get another helicopter for George.”

10. By far one of our favourite facts about these low key royals is their incredibly sweet family pets. Catherine adores her trusted pooch Lupo and according to Vanity Fair, “the family’s cocker spaniel, has free run of the house.”

We imagine Marvin, the Hamster may need to have a few more boundaries.

Lupo has been a trusted family member since before George was born!

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