Katie, 19, is a likeable and hardworking teen. Her tendency to be a perfectionist has her desperately trying to juggle working part time, taking online courses at a local community college, and caring for her one year old daughter, Molli. Katie still dreams of transferring to a 4 year University and getting her Masters degree, but when she becomes engaged to Molli's father, Joey, her plans change. Joey doesn't feel it's necessary for Katie to spend money on a higher education.

They constantly bicker over money and Joey finally can't take it anymore, he breaks up with Katie and within 3 days starts dating another girl. Katie is completely devastated and realizes her dream of having the perfect family is crushed. In the end, Katie tries to get over her broken heart in order to co-parent with Joey.