A pregnancy pact between three teenage girls stuns their parents, shocks the town and electrifies the media. Susan Tate, one of these mothers, has struggled to do everything right. A single mother herself, she is the headmistress of the girls' high school. Soon fingers start pointing, criticising her as a role model. She is seen as unworthy of the responsibility of young students, and as a lax mother. Battling with the implications of her daughter's pregnancy, Susan knows that her job, her reputation and her dreams are all at risk. The emotional ties between mothers and daughters are stretched to breaking point. Can they all fight back against the rising tide of scandal and find their own way?