by Terri Pous
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So far, Prince William and Kate Middleton (oops, we mean Duchess Catherine) have steered clear of grand family traditions, Royal Wedding aside, of course. Immediately following their historic wedding, they moved into a cottage in the Welsh countryside, hired no outside help, and William went back to work as a search and rescue pilot for the Royal Air Force.
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When their son, Prince George, was born in July, Prince William broke with tradition and assisted in the labor room. Then, for the family's first portrait, Kate's father took a casual snapshot of the newly minted royal trio in the Middleton's backyard.
Unsurprisingly, Prince George's christening today was small, a noticeable shift away from the larger ceremonies that his father and grandfather enjoyed at Buckingham Palace. Those in attendance included Prince Charles Prince Harry, Carole and Michael Middleton, James and Pippa Middleton, and Read More »from Royal Wedding Rewind: Prince William and Kate Middleton Ate the Top Tier of Their Wedding Cake After Prince George's Christening