Carol visits her son during his vacations in the Bahamas.
Carol takes care of Mikayla while Debbie and Adam are at a vegetarian convention, while Nathan spends the weekend with Tom.
Nathan tries to finally find something to suprise his mother for her birthday with.
When Nathan refuses to continue being Carol's chauffeur, Adam takes over and the two form an unexpected bond which surprises everyone.
Nathan gets his own news segment to complain after using his mother's incessant rants. When he starts irritating Carol on purpose, things get out of hand quickly.
Debbie suspects Nathan and Carol of reading her diary.
Carol has to reveal she never told her parents about the divorces in her family when they announce their visit for Christmas. Unwilling to te,, them the truth, Carol asks everyone to play happy family for her parents.
When Debbie and Nathan learn that their parents have a favorite child, both try to change their parents' minds.
Nathan and Ray start corresponding with someone they met through Carol's profile on an Internet dating site.
Carol gathers the whole family to have "the talk" about bees and birds with Nathan when she learns Tom never covered that part.
Nathan tries to get his parents back together.
Nathan and Debbie find out what really happened to their pet parrot that flew away when they were kids.
Carol tries to find out why Nathan is seeing a therapist.
When both Miller siblings come to the conclusion that the other one got the easier parent, Nathan and Debbie decide to trade parents.
Carol decides that recent events call for a rearrangement of the family's positions in the Millers cementery plot, forcing Nathan to contact his ex-wife Janice about it.