Kate Middleton and Prince William are breaking the royal rules — again!
Since welcoming their two children, Prince George, 3, and Princess Charlotte, 1, the royal couple have made it a point to start their own Christmas traditions — much to Queen Elizabeth's despair.
“Since they had children, Kate and Prince William have been slowly making a couple of changes each year,” an insider revealed to Closer. “Kate’s goal is to make Christmas more of a close family occasion, and less of a formal one.”
The royal family in March 2016. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
For starters, the insider revealed George and Charlotte will open presents on Christmas Day in their home Amner Hall even though William and Kate, both 34, still exchange gifts with the other royals on Christmas Eve. “If they were at the palace with lots of kids, it would be chaos,” the source said. “This way, Will and Kate can really enjoy the look of joy on their children’s faces.”
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However, the Duchess of Cambridge is planning to continue one very special family tradition of her late mother-in-law, Princess Diana. "Diana liked to take long walks in the woods with William and [Prince Harry] on the holiday. Kate will do the same with George and Charlotte," the insider added. So sweet!
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