Say cheese! Natalie Suleman, aka “Octomom,” shared an adorable photo of her youngest kids on Aug. 27 during their first week back to school and they’ve grown up so much. Her daughters Maliyah and Nariyah and sons Noah, Isaiah, Jonah, Makai, Josiah, and Jeremiah were dressed to impress and ready to rock with their backpacks on.

“Any other parents exceptionally stressed and overwhelmed the first week back to school? I must admit six (yes I said six!) drop offs and pick ups monopolize most of my day, as I am an official bus driver (but wouldn’t have it any other way lol),” Natalie captioned the heartwarming snap of her brood. “Per usual, none of the older kids want anything to do with taking a picture, as much as I begged!”

Fans were so impressed with Natalie and praising her for how well she handled her busy schedule. “Look how happy, beautiful, and put together they are! You’re doing such a great job,” one wrote. “You are a rock star! You have overcome so much through the years, where most would have given up,” another chimed in. Natalie’s come a long way after making headlines as a single mother-of-six who was pregnant with eight babies at once due to IVF. 

The mother-of-14 has been candid about her struggles of raising so many children, revealing to Daily Mail back in 2017: “I didn’t want to live. I felt less than human as that character I was pretending to be, to survive and provide for my family. I was forced into doing things I didn’t want to do because I was so terrified I couldn’t support them and give them the life I deserved.” Despite her trials and tribulations, it looks like she’s doing much better these days!

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