Newly engaged, Ellie is thrilled to be accepted into the loving Cooper clan - which seems like the perfect family she never had - until she begins to realize that Dan’s mom, Linda, is a little too involved. Dan and Linda talk on the phone every day. Twice a day. As Dan and Ellie’s intimate civil wedding ceremony gets transformed into a black-tie affair, Ellie begins to wonder if it’s possible to marry the man without marrying his mother. As troubles mount, Ellie turns to her friends - glamorous Lisa, who always looks like she’s just stepped off a runway, and wonderfully frazzled Trish - and tries to rediscover the independence she once had, and the man she still loves. But it seems that having a child and saving a marriage means growing up in ways she’d never imagined . . .