Prince Harry and William are united in not letting 'history repeat itself' with their children

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge (left) and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex arrive for the unveiling of a statue they commissioned of their mother Diana, Princess of Wales, in the Sunken Garden at Kensington Palace, on what would have been her 60th birthday on July 1, 2021 in London, England.
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Prince Harry and William still have common ground despite their feud - in not letting history repeat itself for their children.

Prince William and Harry's relationship has been strained since Harry and Meghan stepped back as senior royals (opens in new tab), and moved to LA (opens in new tab), where they gave a bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey.

The announcement of Harry’s ‘wholly truthful’ memoir (opens in new tab) has sparked further tensions, as the Queen is said to be ‘extremely concerned and PR experts have warned that it could spell a rocky year for William and Kate (opens in new tab).

However, a relationship expert has told the Express, it is clear that despite the rift, they still share common ground when it comes to their children.

Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, (L) and Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, arrive for the unveiling of a statue of their mother, Princess Diana at The Sunken Garden in Kensington Palace, London on July 1, 2021

Prince William and Kate have three children, Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis, and Harry and Meghan have Archie and welcomed their second child, Lilibet (opens in new tab), in June.

Relationship expert Sami Wunder says, ‘Both the Princes are so determined to give a happy childhood to their children. This is a commonality where both of them are on the same page.’

Harry very openly talks about this, he talks about how he wants to be present for his family, and he’s very much making that happen. And with William, even though he doesn’t talk about it openly, I think we can see the demonstration of that as we saw at the football match.’

rince William, Duke of Cambridge, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex leave after attending Christmas Day Church service at Church of St Mary Magdalene on the Sandringham estate on December 25, 2018 in King's Lynn, England.

He continued, ‘This is such a great point of connection that both princes are emotionally available for their kids, and in that sense, history is not repeating itself and I think we can be all glad about that.’

Harry has previously opened up about not following Prince Charles' parenting mantra (opens in new tab), and William and Kate have often been praised for their relatable and relaxed parenting style (opens in new tab).

Naomi Jamieson
Naomi Jamieson

Naomi is a Lifestyle News Writer with the Lifestyle team and has recently earned her Gold Standard Diploma in Journalism from the NCTJ. She has a background in design, having studied Illustration at Plymouth University but has taken a leap into the world of journalism after always having a passion for writing. She currently writes pieces on beauty, fashion, and entertainment for Goodto.com and My Imperfect Life.