Andrea Nakayama had a successful career, was married to the love of her life, Isamu, and was ecstatic when she learned she was pregnant. But just weeks into Andrea's pregnancy, her husband Isamu developed an excruciating headache. Isamu had stage 4 brain cancer. Isamu defied the odds long enough to see their son, Gilbert, born. But Isamu had become so sick that he couldn't care for himself, let alone their child. Andrea and Isamu turned to a nanny named Matthew Dickman. Matthew became a friend to Isamu, as well as a pillar of stability for Andrea. In the end, Matthew became part of the family.