What It's Really Like For Adam And Danielle Busby To Homeschool The Quints

Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, a lot of parents have become teachers as they homeschool their kids in quarantine. Adam and Danielle Busby of OutDaughtered are among those who have been homeschooling their kids, and it has not been easy to teach their quints, Olivia, Ava, Hazel, Parker, and Riley, while also teaching the quints' older sister, Blayke.

It's a lot of kids to juggle, especially when they're at different grade levels. "We're trying to figure out what we want to do," Adam told Us Weekly. "That's why we keep switching back and forth. Do you want to school five preschoolers downstairs or one third grader and try to teach her the math we didn't learn when we were kids?"

While one of the quints, Riley, skipped pre-K and started kindergarten at the beginning of the academic year, it seems she's sticking to the same curriculum as her siblings for now.

Adam and Danielle Busby are doing their best to keep the quints focused

Adam and Danielle didn't explain why Riley isn't doing kindergarten coursework, but there's no doubt that having all of the quints doing pre-K work is making things easier for the busy parents, who told Us Weekly that they're "thankful" the quints haven't started kindergarten.

"That would have been another level of homeschooling," Danielle said. "Blayke is in third grade, so she's got a very big structure of what her day looks like. From the very beginning, I came up with a routine and a schedule of what we're going to do. ... With the quints, they just don't see us as a teacher. They [behave] at school probably way better than they do [with] us as teachers. That balance of trying to get them to focus ... is tough."

We will likely get a glimpse at how the Busby kids are being homeschooled on the upcoming season of OutDaughtered, which is self-shot and focuses on their life in quarantine, which the reality stars admit has been a "hard adjustment."