The Cambridges are just like us! Prince William and his wife, Kate Middleton, may be royals, but that doesn’t mean they’re above being hands-on parents to kids Prince George and Princess Charlotte. In fact, a royal insider exclusively told Closer Weekly that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge “will get involved in all aspects of George’s school life.”

Sadly, when the four-year-old prince stepped out for his first day at Thomas’s Battersea primary school in London on Thursday, Sept. 7, his expectant mom Kate, 35, was too ill from morning sickness to accompany her son. But, proud dad William, also 35, was there to wish his eldest child good luck. “George loved nursery school and isn’t a clingy child, so they’re not worried about him being at school all day,” the source told Closer.

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In fact, the royal insider believes George will thrive at his new school. “The school is sporty, and so is George,” the source said. “He will love the soccer classes, rugby, and gymnastics.” To make the transition even easier, Kate and William plan to do school drop-off each morning themselves — just another example of how the modern couple continues to break royal tradition.

“The press have been warned to give him some space. [Kate and Will] want to do everything they can to make sure he feels safe and happy with all the changes. It’s the start of a whole new era for the royal family,” the insider added. Not only is George off to school — with little sister Charlotte, 2, set to follow in a few years — but Kate and William will soon welcome their third child in March 2018. We can’t wait!

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