Pageant Mom and Daughter Compete

December 27, 2011
Some moms may be young at heart, but what happens when they refuse to grow up? Can Dr. Phil rein in three mother's need for attention?

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The Pageant Mom
Susanna says she has competed in beauty pageants alongside her 18-year-old daughter, Victoria. But the teen says she resents her mom for stepping in her spotlight. Where did the bonding go wrong? And, can Dr. Phil encourage Susanna to bask in the glow of her daughter's success — and not steal her moment to shine?


"This isn't Venus beating Serena — you're her mother!"



The Party Mom
At 55 years old, Karen says her age is just a number. The middle-aged mom loves hitting clubs with her 22-year-old daughter, Liz, and even wearing her clothes. Is it all in good fun or is Karen cramping her daughter's style? Don't miss Dr. Phil's explanation of how to determine normal behavior.


“We do go out looking for a little trouble.”



The Prom Mom
It's been 20 years since high school, but Tasha says she wants to go to her prom — again! Her sister, Shirrena, says Tasha spends more time planning and preparing for these adult proms than even her own career. What does her 17-year-old son, David, think? And, can Dr. Phil convince Tasha to grow up?

“It’s so high school to judge.”

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