The trip to Disney On Ice is a success, more or less. It's awesome—the eight kiddos and eight moms all have a great time, and the ice-skating princesses are thrilling.
Too bad that Madeline is feeling a crisis of conscience—after all, she's undermining a five-year-old's birthday party. Too bad that Celeste is shaky from the previous night of being assaulted, and realizes yet again that she needs to leave her husband.
And too bad that Jane loses Harry The Hippo, the kindergarten mascot that goes home each week with a different kindergartener, and whose exploits need to be meticulously documented in a photo journal.
What will the other kindergarten moms think, Jane despairs, now that I've lost Harry the Hippo?