He’s over the comments. Adam Busby clapped back at backlash over sending one of his daughters, Riley, to kindergarten in an Instagram comment on August 21. First, the OutDaughtered star shared a photo of the little girl resting and wrote, “First day of kindergarten in the books and she CRUSHED it! So incredibly proud of this little kid. When she wants something, there is nothing going to stand in her way and she is right at home forging her own path. My MIGHTY pint-sized princess is going to be something great one day.” That led some people to comment on her starting that grade so early.

Then, one fan wrote, “It annoys me people negatively question the decision to put her in kinder. It’s obvious she needs the challenge and plus y’all know her better than us fans LOL.” Adam, 37, replied, “💯Typical social media for you. Haha! So many people that don’t actually know my child think that they know better than us, the parents … there have been 6 parents in world history that know what it’s like to raise all-girl quints with all of the complexities that we deal with on the daily. We are making the best decisions that we can; knowing what we know.”

Adam added, “There isn’t a manual for this. I have to look at it this way … If it was just us two and Blayke and the Director of the school came to us and told us that Blayke is extremely gifted and is ready to move up, would we hold her back? NOPE! So why should we hold Riley back just because she is in the same house as her 4 same-aged sisters? When it comes to their education, this is one of those major instances where you have to make decisions for their best interest as individuals.”

The same fan who wrote the original comment responded, “Not that my opinion matters but I agree 100 percent. You’re doing what’s right for her.” Another person responded, “As a teacher THANK YOU!!!! You are meeting her needs before someone else and that is something to be proud!!!!”

It’s true that Adam and his wife, Danielle Busby, need to evaluate each of their kids needs to decide what’s best for them. They’re individuals, not a package deal! For instance — one of the girls, Hazel, has different medical needs than the other girls. Danielle, 35, and Adam clearly work hard to pay attention to what each child requires, and they don’t need random Instagram followers to criticize that.

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