Kate Middleton is known to be extremely close to her mother Carole, and according to insiders the mother and daughter are closer than ever since the birth of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's son Prince George last month. Carole has even been living with her daughter and son-in-law at their Anglesey home for the past week, reports claim.
Kate and William decamped to the Middleton family home in Bucklebury, Berkshire two days after their son George was born on July 22. After staying with Carole and her husband Michael for three weeks, Prince William headed back to Anglesey in Wales to start back in his job as an RAF search and rescue pilot, following the end of his paternity leave.
It has now been reported that the Duchess also returned to the royal couple's Welsh retreat at the beginning of the week to be with her husband. But Kate and George haven't been on their own in their isolated farmhouse whilst William is busy working, with Carole reportedly "persuaded" to stay with her daughter and grandson for a week.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are thought to be both be in Wales with Prince George (WENN)
According to the Mail Online, friends have claimed that Carole was asked to help George settle into his home, with pals saying say she has taken to being a grandmother with "gusto".
It it thought that Carole accompanied the couple as they travelled up by car to Wales a week ago with William spotted out and about by locals on the island with Mrs Middleton this week.
On Friday morning the prince is said to have dropped his mother-in-law at the nearest railway station, Bangor, for her to take the train back to Berkshire after spending a few days with the couple and George.
Kate and William are unsurprisingly "immensely grateful for her help" sources say, adding that Kate "just feels safest and most secure" with her family.
Carole Middleton is reported to have helped Kate and her grandson settle back into Anglesey (WENN)
The report also claim that the Duchess has had help in Wales from her new housekeeper, Antonella Fresolone, who used to work for the Queen at Buckingham Palace. Mr Fresolone has reportedly travelled to Anglesey to take on some light household duties and cook for the couple.
With William due to leave his RAF post in about a month, it's thought the couple will soon return to London to move into their newly-refurbished apartment in Kensington Palace.
Speaking earlier this week at the Angelsey Show the Prince spoke of how special the island of had become to the couple and revealed how sorry he and Kate will be to leave:
"I know that I speak for Catherine when I say that I have never in my life known somewhere as beautiful and as welcoming as Anglesey," he said in a speech on Wednesday.
"I know that both of us will miss it terribly when my Search and Rescue tour of duty comes to an end next month and we have to move elsewhere. From the bottom of my heart, thank you for making my wife and me so welcome when we arrived here, as you do thousands of visitors each year."
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