Leigh, 15, has troubles. Her jock brother torments her, her estranged father just blew into her life and her mother can't pay the bills. Worst of all, if Leigh loses seat play-offs, she wont be able to sit next to her long developing love interest, Jen! When Leigh's father announces he's leaving and John steals Leigh's diary, tensions within the family erupt. As Leigh falls into becoming her own person, she must reconcile with her brother to pull her existing family together.