THE mum of Britain’s biggest family, Sue Radford, has shared an insight into her hectic homeschooling schedule, admitting it “couldn’t get any worse”.
The mum-of-22 took to the family’s YouTube channel where she filmed a typical morning for the family during lockdown.
The busy mum can be seen rallying her enormous brood, making her way from room to room to get the kids up in time for their morning Zoom lessons.
“Anyone else’s kids like this?” she says, “You have to prise them out of bed.”
Once the kids have finally sat down to work, the overworked mum can be seen making her way around the room attempting to troubleshoot dodgy Zoom connections.
Exhausted, Sue says: “Tell you what, I will be so glad when homeschooling is finished.
“I don’t know about anybody else but I am just so ready for them to go back to school.
“I am finding it really hard work especially when we’ve got so many to homeschool it’s just not been easy.
“The secondary school ones have not been too bad. They just do their own thing but primary school it’s just hard work.
“But we’re all in the same boat aren’t we?”
To help with homeschooling, the parents recently updated the huge dining room table and chairs where the school-age kids often sit and do their work – proving there’s plenty of space for everyone.
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Earlier this week we told you how the Radfords have bought a treadmill in a bid to keep their kids active in lockdown.
The busy parents, who support themselves with a bakery and don’t rely on benefits, currently have 19 of their kids living under their roof – which can’t have been easy during lockdown.
This includes Millie, 19, who is still at home after giving birth to her first child Ophelia in September.
The other kids that live in the house are Chloe, 25, Jack, 23, Daniel, 21, Luke, 20, Millie, 19, Katie, 18, James, 17, Ellie, 15, Aimee, 14, Josh, 13, Max, 12, Tillie, 10, Oscar, nine, Casper, eight, Hallie, five, Phoebe, four, Archie, three, Bonnie, two, and Heidie who was born in April.
Little Heidie was born during lockdown on April 3.
Meanwhile, their eldest kids Chris, 31, and Sophie 26, have flown the nest, although frequently feature in the family’s videos and photos.
Sadly the couple’s 17th child, Alfie, was stillborn on July 6, 2014.
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In other news, the Radfords revealed the chaos of going on a huge family walk during lockdown.
And the family showed off their new dining room this week.
Plus mum-of-22 Sue Radford reveals a bug is sweeping round the family in lockdown with several kids feeling sick.