Ridge asks Taylor to join the board of directors. Taylor considers it, then agrees to accept if the family votes her in. Rick visits Brooke and spots the garment bag from the maternity clothing store. Brooke covers, explaining that she bought the clothes for Amber. Rick tells Brooke about Ridge canceling the bedroom line. Brooke is stunned. Rick tells Brooke that they’re tearing everything she built to shreds. He urges her to come home. Brooke starts to cry, insisting that she can’t. Rick resolves to find a way to handle it himself. Kristen introduces Zende to Eric, who asks the boy to call him ‘Grandpa.’ As Tony and Kristen are cleaning stale food out of the refrigerator, Eric notices a tear in Zende’s eye. Kristen and Tony promise to be more careful about wasting food. Amber tells Stephanie that she understands why Stephanie hates Brooke, but it doesn’t mean Brooke is a bad businesswoman. Stephanie doesn’t think what happens at Forrester is Amber’s business, but Amber insists that it is because it concerns her husband and his future. When Stephanie comments on Rick’s petulance, Amber demands that she stop treating Rick like a child. Stephanie is certain that one day Brooke, Rick and Amber will thank them for taking this step. Rick calls Amber and tells her that he’s going to make his move at the next board meeting, adding that he’s going to take on his big brother.