As Prince George prepares to celebrate his first birthday, he and mother Kate Middleton are featured in Vanity Fair's August cover story by Katie Nicholl.
Needless to say, the royal family looks picture perfect.
Reporting on how the boy upended Prince William’s and Kate’s lives, Nicholl gives a behind-the-scenes look at George’s first year. Excerpts below ...
On George's appetite: While George behaved well in his first few public appearances, he often cried loudly and frequently, and did not sleep through the night.
The baby prince, still breastfeeding, was permanently hungry ... only in the new year, when Kate introduced solids, did George finally sleep through the night.
On their new nanny: Spanish-born Maria Teresa Turrion Borallo spent a week bonding with George at Kate’s family home in March [with] the Middleton grandparents.
Meanwhile, Will and Kate jetted off to the Maldives for a second honeymoon. They caught flak for leaving him behind, but on another occasion, did not ...