They grow up so fast! Crown Princess Mary shared some tender family portraits on the Danish royal family's official Instagram account to commemorate Prince Vincent and Princess Josephine's ninth birthdays on Jan. 8!
Translated from Danish, the caption reads, "Their Royal Highnesses Prince Vincent and Princess Josephine are nine years old today. In connection with the birthday, it is a pleasure for the Crown Prince couple to share a number of new pictures of the Prince and Princess. The pictures have been taken in recent months and can be seen on the Royal House website. Photos: H.K.H. The Crown Princess ©"
The two photos released on Instagram show Vincent and Josephine wearing coordinating brown jackets and posing in the great outdoors. In the first photo, the twins embrace and smile into the camera.
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Deres Kongelige Højheder Prins Vincent og Prinsesse Josephine fylder i dag ni år. I forbindelse med fødselsdagen er det en glæde for Kronprinsparret at dele en række nye billeder af Prinsen og Prinsessen. Billederne er taget de seneste måneder og kan ses på Kongehusets hjemmeside. Fotos: H.K.H. Kronprinsessen ©️
In the second more candid photo, Vincent pulls his sister close and tenderly kisses her on the forehead! It is a sweet moment and showcases the close relationship of the siblings.
In the third photo, Vincent poses with Isabella and Christian outside. The final photo captures Josephine clad in a riding hat and attending to a black horse.
All of the beautiful photos are credited to Crown Princess Mary, and it is evident they have a personal, loving touch! Just like Duchess Kate, Mary has gotten behind the camera to capture many of her children's milestone moments. Kate recently did this last year with Prince George's sixth birthday portraits! Duchess Meghan also recently joined the list of royals who have taken photographs of their children when she shared an adorable picture of Prince Harry and Archie just in time for New Year's Eve.
Prior to the Danish royals sharing the ninth birthday portraits, they uploaded a family photo on Instagram on their trip to Verbier, Switzerland.
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I landsbyen Verbier i de schweiziske alper indledte Deres Kongelige Højheder Prins Christian, Prinsesse Isabella, Prins Vincent og Prinsesse Josephine i dag et 12-ugers skoleophold på den internationale skole Lemania-Verbier. Med skoleopholdet ønsker Kronprinsparret at give deres børn mulighed for en fælles oplevelse i et internationalt miljø. I forbindelse med skolestarten stillede Kronprinsfamilien i morges op til fotografering for danske og udenlandske medier. Ida Guldbæk Arentsen, Ritzau Scanpix og Dana Press ©️
The caption explained that Christian, Isabella, Vincent and Josephine were beginning a 12-week school break at the Lemania-Verbier International School in the Swiss Alps village of Verbier in the Swiss Alps.
"With the school stay, the Crown Prince couple wants to give their children a common experience in an international environment," explained the caption, translated from Danish. "In connection with the start of the school, this morning the Crown Prince family posed for photography for Danish and foreign media. Ida Guldbæk Arentsen, Ritzau Scanpix and Dana Press © ️"