American Housewife season 1
The plot of the TV series “American Housewife” focuses on confident Katie Otto, wife and mother of three who is overweight and faced ridicules from ideal wives in the affluent town of Westport, Connecticut. She’s a typical mom but this isn’t a typical town. Westport’s moms have athletic build, firm buttocks and drink healthy eating. Katie will be very hard to match their high standards. She feels herself like fat women. The inferiority complex prevents her to live among ideal moms and their privileged children. In this town You can be to rich, You can’t be too thin. But in Otto family You can be yourself.
Katie tries to help Anna-Kat fit in at school; Taylor and Oliver like the luxe Westport lifestyle.
Greg comes down with the flu and Katie battles exhaustion trying to take care of him and the kids. Later: her exhaustion leads to a confrontation with the school's overbearing school crossing guard.
Katie competes in a zombie run with a neighbor while Greg and Anna-Kat get carried away with the "zombie" theme.
When Anna-Kat draws an unflattering portrait of Katie for the school art show, Katie plans to retrieve it before anyone can see it; Doris is left in charge of Oliver and Taylor.
Katie imitates the other moms to help Anna-Kat get invited to a popular girl's birthday party.
Katie's mom visits for Thanksgiving, which puts Katie on edge, but a surprising ally surfaces to help ease the tension.
Katie and Greg throw themselves into PTA politics when they learn that Anna-Kat’s special needs teacher, Dr. Ellie, has been cut from the school budget. Greg gets elected to the PTA, and things are looking good, but can Katie keep her mouth in check long enough to win the votes they need?
Oliver is secretly taking dancing and manners classes in hopes of getting the girl he likes to go to the Westport Cotillion with him. He asks for his dad’s help in keeping this all secret from Katie, afraid that she’ll interfere, but that’s easier said than done,
Viv gets a reluctant Katie to help out with the school Christmas pageant; Greg takes Taylor and Oliver to a nursing home to cheer up the residents.
Anna-Kat has a playdate with a "normal" girl, but Anna-Kat reveals herself to be a kleptomaniac, leading to a conflict between her, Greg and Katie as they try to resolve things.
The Ottos struggle with being stuck at home without power during a snowstorm.
Katie throws a surprise party for Oliver's birthday after he asks for no party.
The Ottos face the prospect of leaving Westport when their house is put up for sale. No one wants to leave except Katie, who seems determined to move on despite some fun memories of her family's time there.
Katie's least favorite holiday is Valentine's Day, but her desire for a low-key approach is overridden by Greg's over-the-top romantic gestures. Meanwhile Oliver has an expensive gift for the girl he's crushing on, and Taylor tries to put one over on her parents in order to attend a Valentine's Day party.
Greg befriends fellow history buff but Katie is not happy because he is married to her nemesis.
Katy stops micromanaging to prove a point, but soon realizes everything still runs smoothly. Later: she gets revenge on a local grocery store for selling her defective trash bags.
Katie encourages Viv to stand up to her boorish husband, Alan, but things backfire when Viv succeeds and decides to leave him - and move in with the Ottos - .
Greg challenges Katie to learn French and set a better example for Taylor, who has developed a habit for quitting school activities.
When Doris insists that Katie attend the charity polo match she's organizing, Katie invites her crass best friend from college, Billy, to inject some life into the festivities, but Billy grates on the rest of the Ottos.
Anna-Kat wants to walk to the library by herself. Elsewhere: Greg copes with Katie's dating life and Katie is annoyed that Oliver's entitled friend seems to be spending every waking moment at the Ottos.
Anna-Kat develops a fear of water and stops bathing, so her therapists suggests the Ottos take her swimming, but that involves Katie overcoming her fear of wearing a swimsuit in public. Elsewhere: Oliver gives his dad a style makeover.
Katie and Greg enjoy a night on the town with Angela's ex after she helps Greg land a book deal, but Angela's ex soon accuses Katie of being a bad friend.