Ever wonder what Christmas with the royals is like?
Well, this year it will be very energetic, thanks to Prince George.
"George will be bouncing around like a rabbit," William says.
Yep, we can imagine that.
"[He] extremely bouncy because he’s suddenly worked out what Christmas is all about."
Yeah, presents! And cookies!
"So that will be two children, one who suddenly appreciates Christmas, which could be quite challenging. But I’m looking forward to it," he says.
That first Christmas when kids really understand is so fun—and exhausting.
"If I get any sleep on Christmas Eve it’ll be good," William says.
We feel ya, Wills. And I'm sure George will wake you and Kate up at the crack of dawn. Though he will have to wait till later to open his presents.
‘We’ll go to church as a family on Christmas Day, as we always do," Wills explained of the Cambridges' Christmas plans. "Then we’ll watch George try to tackle his presents as he tries to unwrap them. It’s a very different experience at Christmas, having a family of your own."
The royals always walk to church from the Queen's winter home, Sandringham. They go for mass twice, once early in the morning and a second time at 11 a.m., where crowds of well-wishers greet them. Though this year, Kate and Wills won't be staying at the Queen's estate, but at their own home, Anmer Hall, which is not far away. It's likely that Kate's family will stay with them.
I am secretly hoping we will get to see George join William and Kate on the walk to church. He did such a good job walking to Charlotte's christening, surely he can do it again. Can't you image how cute he would look all bundled up in a pea coat and telling the crowds "Happy Christmas!"
Last year, Kate told a well-wisher, "I'm sorry we didn't bring George but you would have heard him in the church." Maybe this year George is better prepared to sit quietly—ha!
For a little extra excitement, William is hoping there will be snow on December 25.
"It’d be nice if we got a white Christmas because we haven’t had one in many years.
If you're looking for a white Christmas, come visit Canada! We would gladly have you and can definitely provide some snow. But only if you bring Princess Charlotte and Prince George. Kay?
We will next see William and Kate on Wednesday when they attend the ICAP Charity Day. Maybe they will talk a little about what Lottie wants for Christmas.
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