Mom June Shanon opens up about her roller coaster relationship with daughters Lauryn “Pumpkin” Shannon and Alana “Honey Boo Boo”.
Mom Joan raised Alana with her ex, Mike Thompson. She shares Jessica and Lauryn with ex-partner Michael Anthony Ford and Anna with ex-David Dunn.
The matriarch opens up about her relationship with her daughter and how sobriety is the most important tool.
Mother Joan’s sobriety helps bond with daughter
When June Mama was promoting the new season of “June Mama: Road to Redemption” on WeTv, she and American Magazine Work in progress on how her relationship with Lauryn and Alana is going.
The TV personality said her daughters knew she had been sober for almost three years, and she set about repairing their relationship.
Mum June talks about the need to clean up and get rid of past problems, saying:
“It’s beating like a dead horse. In order for people to be able to move on, you have to stop… If you continue to live in the past, all you have to do is keep looking back and you can’t see the front windshield. something up.”
Despite being sober for 29 months, the Georgia native noted that her bumpy road to sobriety has caused some nervousness among her girls, who may still have reservations about her.
The new season of June Mom: Road to Redemption will feature a battle between the matriarch and Lauryn for custody of Alana. She said of the two girls:
“I still understand where they are. …I was pissed to death, but now that I’m healed, you know, I can [see] Why they did what they did. We see each other. let’s talk. They know when they need me and I’m here. “
June’s mom says Alana is a typical teen with a volatile energy. She explained, “She could be a little brat [and] One day and one after another.So those stages that quiet Alana [are] The stage she talks about…she’s all over the place. “
The “Mama June: Never Hot” star also spoke about Lauryn’s relationship with husband Joshua Efield, noting that things are “going well”.
explode It was revealed that the matriarch expressed support for Alana, 16, and her relationship with Dralin Carswell, 20.
In an interview with TooFab on Tuesday, May 10Joan’s mother explained that she had already met Caswell. she says:
“I’ve met Delrin. They’ve been together for over a year. People need to realize she’s turning 17 in August, and [Alana’s older sister] Pumpkin and Josh are the same age as them. “
Mama Bear explained that those who object to her young daughter’s relationship may feel this way because of racial differences. In her defense of Alana, she said:
“She gets a lot of hatred because she’s in an interracial relationship. He’s getting older. But at the end of the day, Alana isn’t the 6-, 7-year-old kid you fell in love with 11 years ago. Alana’s grown up. She’s graduating high school next year, guys!”
Lauryn Shannon pays tribute to matriarch ahead of Mother’s Day celebrations
The “Come On, Dear Boo Boo” star’s struggle to live a sober life to bond with her kids hasn’t gone unnoticed by them, as seen in Lauryn’s sweet tribute.
explode Sharing that the proud daughter sent her a very sweet message on Instagram ahead of the Mother’s Day celebrations.
Lauryn praised her mother and her journey to sobriety, which is documented in her series “Mama June: The Road to Redemption.” “Happy Mother’s Day to the one who gave my life,” she wrote in the caption.
The happy daughter has attached a heartwarming family photo recently taken at Disney World. She continued:
“Life does throw us a curveball, but in the end, you’re still my mom. I’m excited to see how far you’ve come in terms of sobriety.”
Lauryn further thanked her matriarch, paying tribute to her as the great-grandmother of her baby girl Ella. She wrote:
“I am forever grateful because you are an awesome gigi to my beautiful baby [red heart emoji]; love you, mom. “