Queen Elizabeth II has had many special moments with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren captured by photographers, from official portraits to sneaky smiles on the job. The Queen officially became a grandmother in 1977, when Princess Anne gave birth to Peter Phillips, and she has a grand total of eight grandchildren (from oldest to youngest: Phillips, Zara Tindall, Prince William, Prince Harry, Princess Beatrice, Princess Eugenie, Lady Louise, and James, Viscount Severn) and seven great-grandchildren (Savannah Phillips, Isla Phillip, Prince George, Mia Tindall, Princess Charlotte, Prince Louis, and Lena Tindall.)
Although it may be hard to keep the whole family tree straight, watching the family grow and work together over the years has been exciting. The Queen in particular spends a lot of time with the young royals—click through to see some of the sweetest moments from their interactions through the years.
This article originally appeared on Harper’s BAZAAR US.