The United States of America. The present time. The story tells about life of one family. Its head is professor Greg Bishop, he specializes in Philosophy. His wife works as a lawyer. Her name is Audrey. The couple grows a child and three foster kids. The first is Vietnamese, the second is Somali and the third one is from Colombia. It seems that happiness and parity rule in the family. But if one looks closer he can see the adults and the children being unhappy sometimes.