In the Middle the story of a 40 something advertising executive, Carrie Young who has suddenly, and reluctantly found herself a caretaker, with her two siblings, for an elderly mother with multiple heath issue. She is caught in middle between the needs of her mother, her siblings, her career and her family. While balancing all the demands of her life, she’s also discovering a new bond with her mother and learning her mother’s stories.
Carrie Young had it all. She was a successful account executive for a small advertising agency and still managed to be a loving wife and dutiful mother until her mother fell suddenly ill. As the middle child, Carrie was never that close to her mother, but now she was needed to help with the overwhelming task of taking care of her seriously ill mother. The demands of hospitalization, doctors’ appointments and daily care throw her once prefect life in near chaos. Disagreements with her siblings, her boss and her mother make her resentful of this new responsibility. The one bright spot is the chance to know her mother’s stories of the depression and post war struggle as she never had before. Even as her once perfect life falls apart, she finds a purpose in it all.