This sitcom follows recently divorced mother (Ann Romano) and her two teenage daughters (Barbara and Julie) as they start a new life together in Indianapolis, They are befriended by the building superintendent (Dwayne Schneider), who treats them like family. Together, these four main characters face life's challenges together.
With the wedding date approaching, Barbara is frustrated with Mark's lack of participation.
Barbara worries that Mark's golf game will make him late for the ceremony.
Barbara has trouble adapting to life at Mark's crazy rooming house.
Schneider and his friends take Alex to a female mud-wrestling show.
To land a new French account, Francine talks Ann into a weekend trip to Paris.
Ann is jealous when Francine takes Alex for a fun-filled weekend.
Barbara fixes up Ann with Mark's newly divorced father.
Pregnant Julie's plan for an underwater birth troubles Ann.
Julie's labor begins, but she wants to be in California to give birth underwater.
Barbara's enrollment in college damages the Royers' budget and love life.
Needing temporary shelter, Barbara and Mark come to stay with Ann.
Ann's patience is tested when her home is overrun with family members.
To escape the chaos at Ann's place, she goes to stay with Sam.
Ann's mother returns from a cruise with news that she's marrying the ship's piano player.
Alex's obsession with video games gets him in trouble at school.
When Schneider saves a man's life, he is rewarded with a cushy executive job.
Sam wants Ann to run away with him to a tropical island,
Ann's mother hides her financial troubles.
Alex makes a play for an older woman.
A letter to Ann's mother from her late father is delivered four years late.
Barbara's friend Bob reveals he still has feelings for her.
Alex must choose between a weekend outing with an attractive girl and an event at Schneider's lodge.
An Italian designer sweeps Francine off her feet.
Mark and Max rent a house without consulting their wives.
Sam sets a wedding date but then develops cold feet.
Ann and Sam have a disastrous ski honeymoon.