Kate Middleton is putting her children Prince George and Princess Charlotte along with their needs first. That’s why she’s shunning Queen Elizabeth’s royal Christmas at Sandringham Estate for a more low-key one at the Middleton manor instead. Insiders say that Kate’s mother, Carole Middleton, has a fun-filled holiday planned for her grandchildren. It’s because Kate hates the fact that Prince George and Princess Charlotte have to be restrained during royal events and gatherings.
Sources say that Carole Middleton is planning a more relaxed holiday at home with her family. She wants to see Prince George and Princess Charlotte enjoy the same fun and exciting Christmas Kate had as a child. That’s why there will be no rules, no restraints, and definitely no strict bed times at the Middleton manor during this Christmas weekend.
In fact, one source close to the royal family even told the Daily Mail, “Christmas at Sandringham is run like a military operation with everything from guests’ arrival time to when they eat breakfast, walk the dogs, sit down to lunch and retire to bed strictly timetabled. Even lunch on Christmas Day is penciled in for just 50 minutes.”
It’s without a doubt that Kate Middleton wants her children to enjoy the same Christmas traditions she had while growing up as a kid. Even Prince William says he wants his children to live more ‘normal’ lives. That’s why the Duke and Duchess are willing to break royal protocol by celebrating Christmas with the Middletons.
They know that if they were to spend Christmas at Sandringham Estate with Queen Elizabeth, it wouldn’t be the same. Prince George and Princess Charlotte would be forced to spend the day away from their parents and the other adults. And Kate simply doesn’t want that to happen.
Sources say one of the other reasons why Kate Middleton and Prince William is spending Christmas with the Middletons is because Carole Middleton sees how unhappy Kate is whenever she is around the other royals. That’s why she’s been pushing Kate to speak up for herself. Carole doesn’t want to see both her daughter and grandchildren miserable around the holidays. And that’s why she’s putting matters into her own hands.
Insiders even say that Carole is hoping that Prince William and Kate Middleton spend each holiday with her for now on. What do you think? Let us know your thoughts in our comments section below. Also, check back with CDL for all the latest news and updates on the royal family right here.
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