LaVaughn has a brilliant, smart future ahead in her Mother’s mind. Studying is priority. Excellent grades are pushed. College is the goal. Alas, money stands large and impossibly stubborn in the way. Determined to achieve, LaVaughn scrapes up a babysitting shift that drifts her way. Jolly, whose life is almost made out of lemons, because is it so distraught, hires LaVaughn to help her out with her two messy, hungry kids. Soon does LaVaughn learn that babysitting isn’t the only help Jolly needs, and begins to juice the lemons of Jolly’s destroyed life into lemonade.