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Taylor Armstrong’s Daughter, Kennedy, Is Officially a Senior in High School — Here’s How She’s Feeling About It

The RHOC friend is getting real about her teenage daughter’s recent milestone. 

By Jamontae Hickman

Bravo fans were introduced to Taylor Armstrong’s daughter, Kennedy Armstrong, when she was just a little kid on Season 1 of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. After all, who could ever forget her over-the-top 4th birthday party that cost a whopping $50,000?

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More than a decade later, Kennedy (who was 16 at the time of filming) officially returned to our screens all grown up on Season 17 Episode 8 of The Real Housewives of Orange County. During a confessional (see the clip above), Taylor discussed how her daughter is like any other “regular teenager.”

“I mean, good days, bad days, mad at me, happy with me — I never know what I’m gonna get when I wake up with Kennedy,” Taylor mentioned. “And she probably doesn’t know with me, either.”

Fast-forward to today: Kennedy is 17 years old and currently in her final year of high school, as revealed by her mother in a recent interview with

Taylor Armstrong shares an update on Kennedy Armstrong  

“It’s Kennedy’s senior year — which is a big deal,” Taylor said about her daughter’s academic standing. “So I wake up every single day like counting the moments until she’s going to be moving away.”

The RHOC newbie went on to share how “heartbreaking” it is as she prepares for Kennedy’s next chapter in life, but she doesn’t let her emotions get the best of her in the situation. “I just want to spend… as much time celebrating her and try not to cry already that she’s going to be going away to college,” Taylor explained.

Taylor Armstrong and Kennedy Armstrong filming Real Housewives of Orange County

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Sure, Kennedy still has plenty of time before leaving the nest, but this hasn’t stopped Taylor and her husband, John Bluher, from coming to terms with the fact that they’ll be a party of two soon at their Newport Beach home.

In June, during a fan Q&A for, Taylor elaborated on their future scenario while giving an update on Kennedy, saying, “That’s the problem with having an only child is it’s just heartbreaking!”

Taylor Armstrong celebrates Kennedy Armstrong’s birthday

Taylor Armstrong Kennedy Armstrong 17th Birthday Look

Taylor is never one to deprive fans of timely updates about her daughter. In fact, on Kennedy’s 17th birthday, she took to social media to share a tribute post in honor of her special day.

Back in March, the RHOC mom posted a photo collage of Kennedy as a little girl and as the growing teenager she is today. “My baby girl’s 17th birthday,” she captioned her Instagram post. “I cannot believe how fast time flies. I’m so proud to be your Momma!”

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