Report: Duchess Kate Middleton is adamant about raising her children 'her way'


Kate Middleton is no stranger to royal rules as the wife of Prince William -- but where Prince George, 3, and Princess Charlotte, 2, are concerned, she's taking a note out of Billy Joel's songbook. How is she raising her kids, you ask? She's doing it "her way" -- or at least that's the most recent rumor that's swirling.

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The Duchess of Cambridge is ever the perfect princess whenever she's seen out and about at public appearances, but reports say she's "keeping stuffy ­royal protocol far from their apartment at Kensington Palace."

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"They might look like perfect tots in photos," insiders told RadarOnline. "But at home they play in the mud, fall off their ponies, and have screaming tantrums."

One of those tantrums actually happened at Pippa Middleton's wedding in late May, and Kate was seen disciplining Prince George (watch that moment in the video above). She was even photographed quieting other children in the group right before the ceremony started.

It seems to us that she has this parenting thing down pat.

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