As Ben begins spending more time working at the mill and less time with her, Cindy begins to feel that Ben doesn't love her now that she's pregnant. After talking to Corabeth one day, she is given a book to read on how to become the perfect wife. However, after she begins following the book's suggestions, Cindy soon collapses from exhaustion, putting her health and the baby's life at risk. It is only after she is put on bed rest for a week does Cindy tell Ben how she was feeling and the couple begins to talk about things between them. Meanwhile, Jeffrey and Serena find a pregnant cat and ask John if they can keep her and the one kitten they were unable to give away.