A PREGNANT mom-of-11 has revealed how she homeschools her kids and drives them around in a school bus.
Supermom Veronica Merritt, 36, bought an old school bus for around $3,000 that she transformed into a family vehicle.
Veronica Merritt, 36, is a mom to 11 kidsCredit: Veronica Merritt
She transports her children in a school busCredit: Instagram/thismadmama
The New Yorker also revealed that she homeschools her childrenCredit: Veronica Merritt
Veronica revealed that her eldest daughter Victoria, 21, had a ‘bad experience’ when in schoolCredit: Instagram / Thismadmama
The New Yorker is mum to Victoria, 21, Andrew, 17, Adam 15, Mara, 14, Dash 12, Darla 11, Marvelous eight, Martalya six, Amelia, five, Delilah three, and Donovan who is two.
She is pregnant with her 12th child and is expecting the baby in April.
Veronica revealed to The Sun that she homeschools her kids.
The mom said: “It’s usually pretty laid back because we can do a lot of it from YouTube videos.
“We do math and practice readings, but it’s a little hard with subjects such as history because you never actually know what’s actually true and what’s not.”
She joked: “I never know if I’m lying to the kids.”
Veronica said her eldest daughter Victoria had a “bad experience” when in public school.
The 36-year-old said: “She went to public school for a little while but she had such a horrible time with it.
“She’s basically the reason why I wouldn’t want to send my other kids to public school.”
TikTok users have been left mesmerized by a clip where the supermom explains how she transports her kids.
In the clip, son Dash says: “Please let there be a normal field trip” while appearing to pray before his siblings jump on top of him.
One user said: “I need one. I have seven kids and our suburban is too small now.”
Another simply quipped: “Love”.
A third TikToker commented: “Cool bus. My uncle did a makeover with beds, kitchen, and other things in a school bus, but there were only 5, harder to do a makeover for 12.”
The mom revealed that she color-codes her kids’ clothes and their personal items.
‘SEASON OF GIVING’
She said: “I’m very specific about their clothes. The clothes match their personalities and they match their colors.”
Veronica also revealed that she was looking forward to Christmas as she enjoys buying for her many kids.
She said: “I’m really looking forward to Christmas. I try to give them everything that they want and more.
“I’m very, very specific. I don’t do generic gifts. Even if I didn’t wrap presents, everyone would know who it was for as I get them something that matches their personalities. I don’t just do nonsense gifts.”
Veronica says that she spends around $700 each on the teenagers, and around a “few hundred” on the younger kids, but admitted she used to shop in advance when they were younger.
The supermom previously told The Sun that she always tried to make sure that her kids had a fantastic Christmas.
She said: “I have a tendency to shop years in advance and keep presents in storage, I wouldn’t say I am a hoarder so much as I am a saver.
“When you find a good deal on something you’ll never know when you might see it again and you never know when you might have the money.
“That is how I have always been able to provide for my kids throughout the holidays.”
Veronica admitted that she’s not religious but loves the tradition of the holiday season.
The mom-of-11 is expecting a newborn in the spring. She is also due to become a grandmom as her eldest daughter is pregnant as well.
She said: “I didn’t plan to have a large family. I said as a joke when I was a teenager that I would have 12 kids. Actually, I didn’t think I would.
“I just said it because my aunt – I lived with her- and her boyfriend was being rude to me for being a teen mom.
“I was like whatever: I’m gonna have 12 kids. How do you like that? I didn’t think I would. I was just kidding.”
Dash, Andrew, Adam, Mara, and Darla at HalloweenCredit: Veronica Merritt
Amelia is one of Veronica’s youngest kidsCredit: Veronica Merritt
Veronica says she spends thousands on her kids at ChristmasCredit: Veronica Merritt
She admitted that she’s not religious but loves the tradition and always tries to give her kids a ‘fantastic Christmas’.Credit: Veronica Merritt
Veronica and daughter Darla in 2019Credit: Veronica Merritt
The mom said she color codes her kids’ clothes and possessionsCredit: Veronica Merritt
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