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The Daily Dish Back to School

Lydia McLaughlin Was an "Emotional Mother" as Her Sons Went Back to School

It was a big day for the #RHOC kids.

By Laura Rosenfeld
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It's back-to-school time for The Real Housewives of Orange County kids, and perhaps no one is more emotional about that fact than Lydia McLaughlin. 

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Stirling, Maverick and Roman all started their first day of third grade, kindergarten, and preschool, respectively, on Wednesday. Lydia admitted that she got a little teary-eyed as she saw her sons off to school. "Today all THREE of my boys started school," Lydia captioned a photo of herself with her kids. "I'm planning to conquer the world every morning, until noon, when I have to pick up Roman from preschool. #ICriedAtDropOff #emotionalmother."


The McLaughlin boys weren't the only ones to kick off a new school year on Wednesday. Shannon Beador's twin daughters Stella and Adeline also started their first day of seventh grade on Wednesday.

First day of 7th grade...❤️❤️

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RHOC alum Heather Dubrow also celebrated a new school year with daughters Max, Kat and Coco on Wednesday as they head into eighth grade, fifth grade, and first grade, respectively. Her son Nicky goes back to school next week.

Max(8th), Kat (5th) and Coco (1st) on the first day of school! ( Nicky doesn't start for another week ... )

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