In between looking after four-year-old Grayer and running a thousand errands for Mrs X, his rich, uptight Manhattanite mother, Nan is trying to have a life. There's college, shopping, her friends, her cat George. And the gorgeous Harvard boy from the sixth floor... But the X family's dramas keep intruding - visits from M. X's predatory mistress, catastrophic family outings and, as a final straw, the case of the marriage-destroying pannes. As Divorce looms, Nan realizes how attached she's become to the Xs'underloved son - and how nannying bas become more than just a job.