December 12, 2016
For the past two years, Lisa has had custody of her 4-year-old grandson and 13-year-old granddaughter because, she claims, her daughter Amanda is an unfit mother with a drug problem. Lisa admits it’s a “total war” and she’s ready to get a restraining order against her daughter.
“Amanda is homeless, jobless and I just don’t feel that she is fit to be a parent,” Lisa says.
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However, Amanda says her mother “stole” her children away from her and she wants them back.
“My mom had CPS maliciously take my kids away from me by telling them I was selling drugs, beating my child, selling myself,” Amanda says. “My mom is just jealous of me because I am a good mother. I am everything she’s not, and that kills her.”
WATCH: Dr. Phil’s Powerful Warning For a Woman In A Custody Battle With Her Daughter
In the video above, see home video of how Lisa and Amanda communicate in front of the children, and why Dr. Phil tells them, “That’s not OK.” Can he help this mother and daughter heal their relationship? This episode of Dr. Phil airs Thursday. Check here to see where you can watch.
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