He continued, “On a Saturday night, you’d see Diana sitting down in front of the TV eating dinner with her boys, it just made everything so normal."
To make these moments extra special, Diana even encouraged the boys to indulge in some of their favorite snacks, as opposed to their regular healthy meals. "Nanny always suggested that the boys have roasted chicken, green vegetables and healthy food," McGrady said. "But on a Saturday night, the boys could have pizza. The boys could have hamburgers and fried chicken, and things like that. It was a special treat. It was Diana’s way of showing them, you’re children too."
Princess Diana's parenting techniques have made quite a few headlines and become part of her long-lasting legacy. But at the heart of her efforts was the desire to raise kind, down-to-earth sons who also had the freedom to just be kids. Diana's former chief of staff, Patrick Jephson, told ABC, "She made sure that they experienced things like going to the cinema, queuing up to buy a McDonalds, going to amusement parks, those sorts of things that were experiences that they could share with their friends. It was a very difficult dilemma for Diana to prepare them for the very distinctive, unique life that they have had to lead. And she did it very cleverly, I think."
We're sure Princess Di would be so proud of how her boys turned out.
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