December 12, 2016
Lisa says she’s at war with her daughter Amanda over the custody of Amanda’s children. Lisa has been raising her 4-year-old grandson and 13-year-old granddaughter for the last two years, because she claims Amanda is homeless, jobless, and “unfit to be a parent.”
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However, Amanda says her mother “stole” her kids and she wants them back.
Mother and daughter engage in heated arguments, often in front of the kids. Watch their home video here.
In the video above, Dr. Phil has a powerful warning for Lisa about how she engages with Amanda in front of the children.
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“You’re going to lose those children,” Dr. Phil tells her. “That either stops today, or I’m reporting it. If it requires getting a restraining order, then get a restraining order … You just don’t reward bad behavior and you’re rewarding bad behavior.”
This episode of Dr. Phil airs Thursday. Watch more here.
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