August 24, 2016 12:00 PM

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Mady Gosselin is offering some advice to her father Jon about how he can repair his estranged relationship with his 15-year-old twins.

In this week’s issue of PEOPLE, Kate Gosselin‘s eldest daughters share their opinions about their dad, and refute any claims that they are intentionally being kept away from him.

Kate Gosselin (center) with her children
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While Cara is reserved in sharing her thoughts about Jon – “I wouldn’t even know what to say about him,” she tells PEOPLE – Mady offers insight on the sisters’ perspective.

For more updates on the Gosselins – and how the kids are handling Collin’s absence – pick up this week’s issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands Friday

Kate Gosselin and her children on the cover of PEOPLE

Though Jon told Entertainment Tonight at the beginning of August that he isn’t on speaking terms with Cara and Mady – and doesn’t see either of the girls often – Mady sets the record straight.

[IMAGE “3” “” “std” ]”He makes it seem like we’re being kept from him, which is insane,” Mady states. “He should maybe spend some time thinking about why we don’t want to see him, and maybe realize that if he ever does want a relationship with us, talking about us on TV is not the way to make that happen.”

“He doesn’t even know us,” Mady adds. “How can he dare to talk about us?”

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