Mama June: From Not to Hot stars Lauryn Shannon and her husband Josh Efird open up about what it’s like to raise Alana Thompson. They certainly didn’t expect to raise a teenager next to their baby. But they’re doing their best to give her structure and love on the reality show WEtv.
Mama June: From Not to Hot: Josh Efird and Lauryn Shannon Have Their Work Cut Out For Them
Josh Efird and Pumpkin Shannon of Mama June: From Not to Hot did not expect to raise a teenager. Sure, it’s hard because they’re not mom and dad but 09o4 took that role. So, Alana Thompson doesn’t like them getting the upper hand. Pumpkin says it’s the hardest part: going from sister and brother-in-law to parental figures.
Also, they try to communicate with her about how she feels and the price that Mama’s actions are making her pay. But Alana Thompson doesn’t want to talk about it and she shuts herself in. Of course, her interest is in the kids, talking on the phone with friends and all the other things that teenagers love to do. Sure, getting a teenager to open up is hard, but they don’t give up.
Mama June: From Not to Hot: Lauryn Shannon and Josh Efird Give Alana Thompson Reality Check
Alana Thompson, also known as Honey Boo Boo, is used to having her way because Mama June has let her have her way all her life. Now, Josh feels it’s up to them to teach her manners and what the real world looks like on Mama June: From Not to Hot. Josh has also allowed her to experience real cleaning up after farm animals. Alana Thompson certainly didn’t like it at all.
But he wants to teach her a lesson and show her what an honest day’s work is like. Alana Thompson has been satisfied for most of her life and they want to show her that this is not the case in the world. If she falls, she has to get up. No one will give you anything of life. You have to do it for yourself. That’s the message they want to send on Mama June: From Not to Hot.