The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge treat the upbringing of their three children with great care. They study and apply modern methods, carefully select staff - for many years a masterfully trained nanny has been working for the couple - and also closely monitor who and what influence they have on George Louis and Charlotte (read also: Nanny of Their Highnesses: as Maria Borrallo brings up George, Charlotte and Louis of Cambridge).
At the same time, experts say that not all members of the BCS support the style of upbringing of Kate and William.
According to royal commentators Jenny Bond and Tom Quinn, the paternal grandparents of little Cambridge, Prince Charles and the Duchess of Camilla do not always agree with William and Catherine's upbringing methods. And this is due to the fact that both Welsh and Cornwall are much more old-fashioned and formal people than Cambridge.
At the same time, Kate and William themselves rarely ask Charles and Camilla for help with the children. The Duchess seeks to involve more of her parents' offspring, Carol and Michael Middleton, in raising children. “It’s totally wrong to think that Charles and Camilla have an influence on the upbringing of [William and Kate's] children. They're too formal and stuck in place,”Quinn told Channel 5's When the Middletons Met the Monarchy.
“Even the Queen seems more modern than Charles. She is timeless, and Charles is a figure from the 18th century, "- supports the expert, the royal writer Clive Irving, whose words are quoted by Express.co.uk.
Jenny Bond believes that there is even a "slight tension" in the family because of the one who sees the Cambridge children more often. “Kate will always turn to Carol for help and advice, or simply invite her to play with the kids. And, perhaps, before turning to Camilla and Charles for the same,”the expert says.
Even Prince William has publicly emphasized the importance of his father-in-law and mother-in-law. “Look, I won't always be available to the royal family. I have another family - Michael and Carol Middleton, and they are very important to me, Kate and our children,”said Cambridge in an interview (read also: Mother-in-law of the future king: Carol Middleton and her special relationship with Prince William) …
Naturally, all this cannot but cause Camilla and Charles a certain amount of jealousy.
Tom Quinn adds that Prince Charles was also "shocked and saddened" when he learned that the Cambridge and children had chosen Anmer Hall in Norfolk as their country home. The fact is that the mansion is over 200 miles from Charles and Camilla's residence, Highgrove. And this prevents Welsh and Cornwall from seeing their grandchildren as often as they would like.
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