When work threatens to get in the way of Emet’s vacation, she finds a creative solution to spend some time away with her family. She asks the guys at GamePunch to housesit while she’s away.
When Emet realizes she doesn’t know very much about her father, she goes to extreme measures to learn more about him. Meanwhile, the guys at work try to open up more to each other.
When Emet grows tired of her and David’s life being overrun by kid-centric events, she contrives a weekend without the kids to rekindle the fun in their relationship – only to find out his idea of fun isn’t the same as hers anymore. Chewey and Norman are stuck caring for Griff after he injures himself.
When Maya is temporarily unable to care for the kids due to an injury, Emet and David reluctantly hire a babysitter, only to discover their lives may be better for it.
After missing her baby’s first steps, Emet vows not to miss any other important moments. But when a huge, career-making presentation at work comes up at the same time as Lily’s dance competition, Emet scrambles to pull off both.
After hearing Lily and a friend make fun of Louie, Emet worries her daughter is becoming a snob and thinks it would benefit Lily to spend more time with her brother. Emet’s own hypocrisy comes to light when she can’t bear to be around her own annoying cousin, Leena.
An upcoming launch party at GamePunch throws Emet’s vanity into overdrive. Intent on scrubbing a bad picture off the company website, Emet is dead set on redeeming herself and getting the perfect photo at this year’s party – that means getting her hair done, professional make-up and toning up a problem area: her husband.
When Emet realizes she and David might be coddling Louie too much, she decides it’s time for him to grow up… only to learn he’s more mature than she thought. After some introspection of their own mother-son relationships, the guys at work go on a mom-cleanse.
When Emet tells a lie about her son Louie’s accomplishments to make her life run more smoothly, it ends up working a little too well… setting up a chain of events that dig her in too deep to come clean.