Madeline Martha Mackenzie (Reese Witherspoon) is one of those seemingly hyperactive ladies who implies well yet experiences difficulty tending to her very own concerns. Maybe this is on the grounds that her home life is distressing. Her better half Ed (Adam Scott) is a decent person, however their marriage does not have a little enthusiasm, and Ed’s persuaded he’s Martha’s second-best to her first spouse Nathan (James Tupper), now remarried to the more youthful Bonnie (Zoe Kravitz). It’s sufficiently awful that Bonnie looks stunning, however she’s getting nearer now to Madeline and Nathan’s little girl Abigail (Kathryn Newton).
Madeline goes up against activities to attempt and keep herself upbeat, her most recent being a questionable generation of the play “Avenue Q” and a lady she meets while in transit to the principal day of school.