Mother Lyn and a daughter, Iona is excited about their new life in a new town. Set to make a success of things after a tricky start, Iona becomes 'best friends' with Keely, Stacey, and Chelsea. Used to being Iona's bestie herself, Lyn feels left out. So Lyn also makes friends with Belinda, her neighbour. Lyn and Iona pretend to each other that things are going great, but things aren't going great for either of them. Iona struggles with the girls, who act more like frenemies than friends, and Belinda won't give Lyn her stepladders back. Both Mother and Daughter retreat into fantasy and lies.