Here's the one toy Will and Kate won't let their kids have

Prince William and Kate Middleton's ability to afford their children a relatively normal upbringing is well-known. (Cue Prince George rolling down hills and riding grandma's shoulders.)

But a recent story in Us Weekly reveals that this extends to parenting challenges like screen time, as well. According to the article, a source close to the royal couple explains that iPads have been banned at home.

"They're very much seen as Mummy and Daddy's toys, not for children," says the source.

As any parent knows, technology can be both a blessing (like when you need to distract your tot on a four-hour plane ride) and a curse (like when you forgot to lock your smartphone and your kid accidentally texts your boss).

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Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, his wife Catherine, The Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George and Princess Charlotte arrive at Tegel airport in Berlin, Germany, July 19, 2017. REUTERS/Kay Nietfeld/POOL
Prince George holds the hand of his father Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, upon their arrival at Tegel airport in Berlin, Germany, July 19, 2017. REUTERS/Steffi Loos/Pool
BERLIN, GERMANY - JULY 19: Prince George arrives at Berlin's Tegel Airport during an official visit to Poland and Germany on July 19, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
Prince George arrives at Tegel airport in Berlin, Germany, July 19, 2017. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, his wife Catherine, The Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George and Princess Charlotte arrive at Tegel airport in Berlin, Germany, July 19, 2017. REUTERS/Kay Nietfeld/POOL TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
BERLIN, GERMANY - JULY 19: Prince George arrives at Berlin's Tegel Airport during an official visit to Poland and Germany on July 19, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
BERLIN, GERMANY - JULY 19: Prince George of Cambridge during an official visit to Poland and Germany on July 19, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Isa Foltin/Getty Images)
BERLIN, GERMANY - JULY 19: Prince George of Cambridge during an official visit to Poland and Germany on July 19, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Isa Foltin/Getty Images)
BERLIN, GERMANY - JULY 19: Prince George of Cambridge during an official visit to Poland and Germany on July 19, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Isa Foltin/Getty Images)
BERLIN, GERMANY - JULY 19: (NO UK SALES FOR 28 DAYS FROM CREATE DATE) Prince George of Cambridge arrives at Berlin military airport during an official visit to Poland and Germany on July 19, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Pool/Samir Hussein/WireImage)
BERLIN, GERMANY - JULY 19: (NO UK SALES FOR 28 DAYS FROM CREATE DATE) Prince George of Cambridge arrives at Berlin military airport during an official visit to Poland and Germany on July 19, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Pool/Samir Hussein/WireImage)
BERLIN, GERMANY - JULY 19: (NO UK SALES FOR 28 DAYS FROM CREATE DATE) Prince George of Cambridge arrives at Berlin military airport during an official visit to Poland and Germany on July 19, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Pool/Samir Hussein/WireImage)
BERLIN, GERMANY - JULY 19: (NO UK SALES FOR 28 DAYS FROM CREATE DATE) Prince George of Cambridge arrives at Berlin military airport during an official visit to Poland and Germany on July 19, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Pool/Samir Hussein/WireImage)
BERLIN, GERMANY - JULY 19: (NO UK SALES FOR 28 DAYS FROM CREATE DATE) Prince George of Cambridge arrives at Berlin military airport during an official visit to Poland and Germany on July 19, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Pool/Samir Hussein/WireImage)
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with Prince George and Princess Charlotte arriving at Berlin Airport in Germany.
Prince George after arriving at Berlin Airport in Germany.
The Duke of Cambridge and Prince George arrive at Warsaw Chopin airport, on day one of their five-day tour of Poland and Germany. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday July 17, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Cambridge. Photo credit should read: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire
Prince George at Warsaw's Chopin Airport with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Princess Charlotte at the start of their five-day tour of Poland and Germany.
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"As two people who grew up without gadgets for entertainment themselves, William and Kate are firm believers in toys, outdoor play and encouraging an active imagination."

While we're not sure that we'd be willing to declare an all-out ban on iPads at our home, we can certainly applaud the royal couple's efforts to give their children an imagination-filled upbringing.

A palace insider added, "They're very much a normal family." (You know, just with tiaras and chauffeurs).

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Princess Charlotte falls over as she, Prince George and their parents, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, visit Airbus in Hamburg, Germany.
Britain's Princess Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, attends to her children Prince George and Princess Charlotte (R) as they visit an Airbus helicopter on the tarmac of the Airbus compound in Hamburg, northern Germany, on July 21,2017. The British royal couple are on the last stage of their three-day visit to Germany. (Photo credit should read PATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, his wife Princess Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George and Princess Charlotte look at an Airbus helicopter at their plant in Hamburg Finkenwerder, Germany, July 21, 2017 together with CEO Airbus Helicopters Wolfgang Schoder. REUTERS/Daniel Bockwoldt/POOL

Britain's Princess Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, attends to her children Prince George and Princess Charlotte (R) as they visit an Airbus helicopter on the tarmac of the Airbus compound in Hamburg, northern Germany, on July 21,2017. The British royal couple are on the last stage of their three-day visit to Germany.

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HAMBURG, GERMANY - JULY 21: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George of Cambridge and Princess Charlotte of Cambridge view helicopter models H145 and H135 before departing from Hamburg airport on the last day of their official visit to Poland and Germany on July 21, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
HAMBURG, GERMANY - JULY 21: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George of Cambridge and Princess Charlotte of Cambridge view helicopter models H145 and H135 before departing from Hamburg airport on the last day of their official visit to Poland and Germany on July 21, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
HAMBURG, GERMANY - JULY 21: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George of Cambridge and Princess Charlotte of Cambridge view helicopter models H145 and H135 before departing from Hamburg airport on the last day of their official visit to Poland and Germany on July 21, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
HAMBURG, GERMANY - JULY 21: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George of Cambridge and Princess Charlotte of Cambridge view helicopter models H145 and H135 before departing from Hamburg airport on the last day of their official visit to Poland and Germany on July 21, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
HAMBURG, GERMANY - JULY 21: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George of Cambridge and Princess Charlotte of Cambridge view helicopter models H145 and H135 before departing from Hamburg airport on the last day of their official visit to Poland and Germany on July 21, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage)

Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, and their children Prince George and Princess Charlotte board thier plane on the tarmac of the Airbus compound in Hamburg, northern Germany, on July 21,2017. The British royal couple are on the last stage of their three-day visit to Germany.

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HAMBURG, GERMANY - JULY 21: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George of Cambridge and Princess Charlotte of Cambridge view helicopter models H145 and H135 before departing from Hamburg airport on the last day of their official visit to Poland and Germany on July 21, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
HAMBURG, GERMANY - JULY 21: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George of Cambridge and Princess Charlotte of Cambridge view helicopter models H145 and H135 before departing from Hamburg airport on the last day of their official visit to Poland and Germany on July 21, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
HAMBURG, GERMANY - JULY 21: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George of Cambridge and Princess Charlotte of Cambridge view helicopter models H145 and H135 before departing from Hamburg airport on the last day of their official visit to Poland and Germany on July 21, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
HAMBURG, GERMANY - JULY 21: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George of Cambridge and Princess Charlotte of Cambridge view helicopter models H145 and H135 before departing from Hamburg airport on the last day of their official visit to Poland and Germany on July 21, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
HAMBURG, GERMANY - JULY 21: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George of Cambridge and Princess Charlotte of Cambridge view helicopter models H145 and H135 before departing from Hamburg airport on the last day of their official visit to Poland and Germany on July 21, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, and their children Prince George and Princess Charlotte visit an Airbus helicopter on the tarmac of the Airbus compound in Hamburg, northern Germany, on July 21,2017. The British royal couple are on the last stage of their three-day visit to Germany. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Daniel Bockwoldt (Photo credit should read DANIEL BOCKWOLDT/AFP/Getty Images)
HAMBURG, GERMANY - JULY 21: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George of Cambridge and Princess Charlotte of Cambridge view helicopter models H145 and H135 before departing from Hamburg airport on the last day of their official visit to Poland and Germany on July 21, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
The Duke of Cambridge boards a plane in Hamburg with Princess Charlotte at the end of the visit to Germany with his wife the Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George.
Prince George sits in a rescue helicopter as he visits Airbus in Hamburg, Germany with his parents and sister.
Prince George sits in a rescue helicopter as he visits Airbus in Hamburg, Germany with his parents and sister.
Prince George and Princess Charlotte as they visit Airbus in Hamburg, Germany with their parents, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
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