Episode Info[edit | edit source]

Episode #123 - Season 6, Episode 5

First Aired: October 18, 1987

Plot[edit | edit source]

Elyse is very busy at work and cannot handle all the activities that need to be done at home.  She even forgets to pick Andy up from school.  And just when she thinks her schedule will lighten up, her company gets a job to design three high-rises.  She struggles with knowing if she should work or be home with the family, and Steven gives her some excellent advice.

Funny Moments[edit | edit source]

  • Alex (as his mom tries to convince him he could organize his life with a Month-at-a-Glance planner):  Mom, I need Decade-at-a-Glance.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Alex references Joan of Arc and her husband Mr. Arc.  He thinks she should have stayed home and baked him some quiche.  Lauren remembers Alex's story vividly.
  • Elyse also plays the too-busy mom in "Elyse D'Arc" and "Here We Go Again".
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