Stephanie struggles to adjust to life as a stepmom in the series premiere of this sitcom about a party gal whose life transforms when she marries a man with three kids.
James gets in trouble at school for telling a big lie, and he claims that Stephanie told him it's OK to lie.
Stephanie tries to use her love of music to bond with the children, forcing them to learn to play an instrument against their will.
Stephanie tries to help out Arron at school but just makes things worse. Meanwhile, Maggie volunteers to coach Gabby for cheerleading tryouts but goes overboard.
Gabby wants to go on a date, but her dad thinks she's too young, so Gabby manipulates Stephanie into telling her how to circumvent his rules.
Stephanie is beginning to feel insecure about her age and takes Gabby to an audition for a rock band. She ends up though managing to get the gig herself. James and Aaron try to bribe Maggie for money to buy a video game.
An eager Stephanie joins the parents' dance committee at James' school, where she receives a cool reception from the other moms.
Stephanie seeks parenting advice by starting an anonymous blog and receives helpful tips until she discovers that the “helpful” users are the kids living under her roof, who have an agenda of their own.
Stephanie surprises the family with a visit from her father at Christmas; Stephanie is surprised by Maggie's reaction to her father's visit.
Stephanie plans activities at home when the family gets snowed in on their vacation.
Stephanie leaves Gabby in charge when the baby sitter cancels on the night of a big event where Charlie is the speaker.
When Charlie invites his boss over, Stephanie and the children make the wrong impression.
Aaron misunderstands Charlie's advice and gives Sam all of Stephanie's jewelry; Gabby decides to torment James.
Gabby and James both submit their own videos to win tickets to a sold-out Cody Simpson concert, but when Aaron wins the tickets with his own video, the family fights over who will go with him.
Stephanie cancels the maid service and gives the kids chores in an attempt for them to learn responsibility, but her plan backfires when the kids go on strike.
Aaron brings his class rabbit home to take care of it for the weekend but after it dies, Stephanie steps in and is determined to explain the nature of loss to Aaron, despite his teacher's objections.
Stephanie and Charlie take sides when Gabby is held for shoplifting after returning a pair of jeans with the sensor still on; James sells unopened wedding presents to make extra money.
The children return from a vacation to Mozambique with their mother; the children learn that they will be moving to Africa with their mother.
Stephanie goes on the family camping trip to help Aaron earn scout badges, but when Maggie shows up in the camping trailer, the family has no interest in being out in the woods, so Stephanie is determined to keep them out of there so Aaron can earn his scout badges the right way.
Stephanie is excited about celebrating her first Mother's Day until she learns that the family plans to celebrate her on Stepmother's Day instead; Stephanie takes her mother to a day spa and gets some unexpected "mom" advice from a few experts who attempt to cheer her up.
Stephanie organizes a charity auction to inspire the children to give back; Stephanie goes to extreme measures to beat the previous fundraising record.
Stephanie's old pal visits when Charlie's on a business trip, and Stephanie struggles to deal with the kids while living up to her old party-gal reputation.
Stephanie bribes Gabby and James to keep a secret when she hires an old boyfriend to install a new sound system for Charlie.
The kids' garden is destroyed by the neighbors, so Stephanie and Charlie seek revenge, and soon the kids follow their bad example.