Momager Kris Jenner isn’t the only #ProudMama in town! Tori Roloff took to her Instagram Story on Tuesday, March 19, to share a photo of her son, Jackson, holding a crayon. Cute, right? In fact, the Little People, Big World star received so much praise (for once!), she felt the need to address it.
“My teacher heart is bursting with pride rn,” the 27-year-old captioned a shot of her 22-month-old.
Mere hours later, she gushed, “I woke up to so many DMs asking how to get your child to hold their writing utensils properly.” She added, “I have to be honest. It’s mostly just J and luck. I would correct him and try to get him to hold the right way but he’s 1 so I didn’t do anything to really change his grip except lead by example. Being a teacher, though, there are TONS of resources online to help your child achieve a tri grip.”
After giving birth to Baby J in May 2017, the reality TV mama — who is married to Zach Roloff — took some time off from her career as a kindergarten teacher. In April 2017, she posted about the “bittersweet” moment she had to say goodbye.
“Bitter sweet [sic] day!!! It was my last day with my kinders and to say I’ll miss them is an understatement,” she wrote at the time. “I am so thankful to have had a group that was so easy and respectful. Saying goodbye to them was so hard, but I know we have such An amazing adventure ahead of us. Can’t wait to take baby roloff back to school to introduce him to the kids he’s listened to the last 9 months! ❤️ #kindergartenlife #youlldogreatthings 👦🏻👧🏽.” Aww.
In an interview with People that same year, the mother-of-one revealed she was taking a “gap year” with her son before returning to teaching. Of course, that “gap year” has now turned into nearly two years, but it seems like all that mommy-and-me time is paying off. So will the beloved TLC star ever return to the classroom? Only time will tell!