Mama June: From Not to Hot star Lauryn “Pumpkin” Shannon is at her wits end with little sister Alana (Honey Boo Boo) Thompson. Of course, she loves her dearly and doesn’t want her with anyone else. But, she’s not sure what the best approach is to handle her teenage antics on the WEtv reality show.
Mama June: From Not to Hot Update – Pumpkin Shannon Wants What’s Best for Alana
On Mama June: From Not to Hot, Mama June’s daughter Pumpkin Shannon is at a loss and she can’t take much more of Alana’s antics. Plus, she’s not sure how to punish a teenager when she’s only 19 years old herself. However, she and her husband Josh Efird are glad they have her because they want to reverse some of Mama’s influence. Pumpkin feels like Alana is better off with them.
So, they’re doing their very best and trying to instill values in her. Most importantly, Pumpkin wants Alana to be able to talk to her but isn’t having much luck because she usually shuts down and stonewalls her. So, she recently called for assistance Mama June: From Not to Hot.
Pumpkin Brought In Reinforcements
Recently on Mama June: From Not to Hot, Pumpkin Shannon asked family psychiatrist Dr Ish to help her get through to Alana. Although it was an emotional session he was able to help them communicate. Alana told Pumpkin how happy she is to live with them and that she doesn’t want to go anywhere else. Also, he assured Pumpkin she’s doing a great job on Mama June: From Not to Hot.
Of course, parenting can be a thankless job. But, she’s doing fantastic and whether she shows it or not Alana is appreciative. But, she is a teenager and it’s her job to push the limits and see what she can and can’t get away with. Of course, it’s more difficult given the situation Alana is going through with Mama.
Is She More Confident To Parent Alana? Mama June: From Not to Hot
After talking with Dr Ish, and finally getting to communicate with Alana, Pumpkin Shannon feels more confident in raising Alana. Of course, it won’t always be easy. Especially, while they’re still dealing with Mama’s drama. But, they were all able to speak their minds and get their emotions out. Plus, Alana understands that she can’t pull another stunt like that video of her pretending to do drugs.
So, they all seem to be in a much better place. And, Pumpkin and Josh feel better about their role as Alana’s guardians. Tune in to Mama June: From Not to Hot Friday nights at 9 pm on WEtv to follow along with Pumpkin Shannon as she navigates parenthood.
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