Jo with Jared and Alaia, Melora in the background

Episode summary

Jo meets the Wischmeyer family, John (45) and Melora (36) who have three children: 9-year-old son Jared and 4-year-old twin daughters, Ashlyn and Alaia.  

The Wischmeyer twins are both trouble makers. They bully their brother and torture their parents. Alaia is very sassy, yells, slaps, and sometimes kicks towards her mother mostly, and sometimes her father. Ashlyn is very defiant during bedtime. She doesn't want to go to sleep and demands that her mother lie down with her. Meanwhile Jared feels that the girls get more attention than him. He sometimes feels left out. He also gets blamed by mostly Mom and Alaia.

Can Jo help the Wischmeyers control their twin daughters' behavior?

Family Members

John Wischmeyer

Melora Wischmeyer

Jared Johnson, 9

Ashlyn Wischmeyer, 4

Alaia Wischmeyer, 4

Press release

ABC's press release for the Wischmeyer Family episode

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