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.
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.
When Ann and Francine are turned down for a loan, Schneider enters the partnership.
Barbara's engagement causes Ann to worry about getting old.
Ann and Francine battle over the same man.
Ann and the girls spend a warm Christmas Eve in a frigid mountain cabin.