After a long-term relationship ends, a young woman and her young son move in with her father and stepmother, who was recently widowed. The woman's father is a contractor and has made a lot of money. He has also become very demanding and critical of his stepchildren. The woman's stepmother is struggling to adjust to life without her husband and doesn't like the woman's son. The woman's stepfather is constantly criticizing his stepchildren for not following his advice.