JILL DUGGAR shared a video of her son Israel's first day of kindergarten after defying her dad Jim Bob's school rules.
The former Counting On star has chosen to enroll her kids in public school, which goes against the rule of homeschooling.
Jill, 29, shared a sweet 15-minute video of Israel's first day of kindergarten where she and husband Derick Dillard took him to school and then went back to pick him up.
The 5-year-old seemed very excited to be starting school and even waved his mom off as she delivered him to his teacher.
Israel's first day at kindergarten was also Derick's first day of his last year of law school.
The mother of two stayed behind at home to start preschool with their 3-year-old son, Samuel, while Derick worked during the day and went to school at night.
Just a few days ago, Derick took to Twitter recently and shared with his fans that he is now an active participant in his eldest child's school.
Derick wrote: "I never thought I’d see the day, but I’m officially a member of the PTO at my kid’s school. Does that make me a grown-up now?!"
The 31-year-old then added: "#parentteacherorganization #adulting."
Jill also shared some photos with Israel as well as the family all posing together at the school, while wearing masks in a snap that featured Jill and Derick's other son Samuel.
Following Israel's first day of school, the Counting On alum made sure to thank her "friends" but not her family.
She wrote: "Feeling loved and blessed by so many friends who’ve reached out and sent their prayers up for a wonderful first day of school for Israel! Y’all know who you are!"
She added: "I’ve definitely felt peace, and the day has been wonderful so far! Can’t wait to hear all about his day when we pick him up!"
Following his first day at school, fans praised the mom for signing up her son for school.
One fan wrote: "I hope Israel loves going to school."
While another added: "You can tell even from under his mask that he is so excited."
And a third said: "I think it's awesome you are sending him to school and going against the grain of you family values! You do you, you're doing great and following your gut."
Jill has become estranged from her family recently after she and Derick stepped away from their strict conservative values.
This isn't the first time that Jill has gone her own route as she recently promoted her rebel cousin Amy’s risqué clothing line by wearing a leopard, tie-die and floral loungewear short sets while also showing off a maxi dress.
Jill has butted heads with her parents Jim Bob, 55, and Michelle, 53, as Derick claimed they are also banned from the family compound when Jill's father isn't there.
Derick exclusively told The Sun: “I think he’s mainly worried about the influence we might have on his children.”
He also claimed that Jim Bob had tried to force him to sign an NDA in 2019 but that "the truth" was more important, and that the show had "begged" Jill and Derick to return but they refused.
He recalled: “We were humiliated and threatened when we first tried to not film.
"Now it’s not dependent on us anymore to keep the show going because more kids got married, so it’s more OK if we quit."
While Derick and Jill are no longer on the popular TLC reality show after he was fired over transphobic remarks he made, it also seems like their kids won't be making any appearances either as the siblings were blurred from photos on a recent episode.
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