Successful and driven single mom Jenna Thompson writes teen novels, and she has only five weeks to deliver the next one to her publisher. So, this year's annual beach vacation with her kids... See full summary »
Disclaimer: I tend to like Hallmark movies. Sure, they're silly, but they are clean and end happily.
This movie was beyond my capacity to even finish it. I'm in the writing business. Who goes to the beach during the summer to write? When I'm at the beach, I bring ear plugs and my noise-canceling headphones so I can work.
And what the others said: The mother was far too controlling. The dog isn't allowed to roam where it wants (I get that), but her children can bother the owner whenever they want? How is it possible for a person to shut down volleyball games during the summer--the busiest season? IRL kids make far more noise at the beach than the adults. The mother was way too negative and uptight. This movie was a contradiction of typical Hallmark fare. Very disappointing. And yes--it's called the beach and not the shore, Hallmark.