Kate and William have spent lockdown holed up in their Norfolk home Amner House with their three children, Prince George, 7, Princess Charlotte, 5, and Prince Louis, 2. The Duke, who is the future king, is said to be wanting his children to spend as much time with Kate’s family so they have the childhood “he wished he’d had growing up”. Royal expert Katie Nicholl claimed William found a sense of “normality” he couldn’t get with the Royal Family when he was growing up.
She told OK!: “The Middletons have always been that anchor for Kate and William.
“It’s a real sense of normality amid any chaos. William has always loved spending time with all the Middletons as it’s his escapism.
“He’s close to Carole and Michael and always insisted the Royal Family treat them well, which the Queen has done. She welcomed them with open arms.
“William has found weekends away with them so relaxing. It’s a close-knit family and more than anything, they’re very normal.
“It’s the family dynamic he wished he’d had growing up and it’s how he’s trying to raise his own kids.”
The Middleton clan recently welcomed a new member as Pippa gave birth to a baby girl called Grace earlier this month.
Kate and William are reportedly also wanting their children to be close with their cousins, including two-year-old Arthur, who is Pippa’s eldest child with hedge funder husband James Matthews.
Ms Nicholl said: “Pippa and Kate’s children used to spend so much time together before lockdown and…