Josh is a widower whose children have grown and moved away. He’s alone in a huge house, so when a friend suggests he should take in children in need. After thinking this over, he decides to take in boys, especially gay boys. This is the story about how it happens, but will it end happily?
The Currie family continues to grow and Josh decides to have his new sons vacation with his biological children, so they can get acquainted. Shortly after they return home, Josh learns that the local paper and two national magazines have written articles about them. Does this make their lives better or worse?
The Curries go on vacation, once in the US and then to England. On the US trip, they pick up a run-away, but leave him with friends in Texas while they are in England. In the U.K., they meet a family that has come together in a similar way as their own. Will they be able to reunite the boy with his family when they get back or end up taking him in?
Josh takes back a boy he’d previously had removed from his home, but is willing to give him a second chance. Josh also takes in another new boy, as well as discovering one of his other sons has a unique gift, which turns out to be a precursor to the family’s first major setback. Is it something that will destroy their current life?
As Josh recovers, some of the older boys pitch in to help out, so they won’t be split up. After 9/11, Josh comes to the rescue of a boy whose parents died that day. He also has to deal with a biological mother who is trying to regain custody by claiming Josh is unfit. Which way will the court rule?
Ricky is an exchange student in Australia for a year. The family the Curries met in England comes to visit them in the US. That fall, Josh learns one of the boys has been diagnosed with Leukemia and together they battle this disease. Will Josh’s help be enough?
Josh’s biological children discover Jake and he are lovers, so they want nothing more to do with him. Inspired by Ricky, Nick ends up becoming an exchange student to Brazil. The family goes on a camping and canoeing adventure that gets a little scary and when they return home, some of the boys are arrested. Will they be able to prove their innocence?
Mr. Becker dies and Mrs. Becker suffers from Alzheimers. Little Ricky decides to use their farm as a group home for boys. When Nick returns from Brazil, Josh takes him to see the doctor, because Nick took some risks with his health while he was away. Did Nick make a fatal mistake doing this?
Frankie is unable to find a job in law enforcement, so he joins the Army as an M.P. After training, he is sent to a very dangerous prison. Jake is diagnosed with prostate cancer and Josh has to deal with a school board member who is raising a stink about the gay-straight alliance. Will he succeed?
Josh is getting older and has stopped taking in more boys. Danny and Brandon decide to move back to keep the dream alive. Do they really understand what they’re getting into or will they be in over their heads?
Danny and Brandon are running the 'Hotel', with Josh's help. Dion and Trey also have their own family, and with the members of their extended family they collectively experience many moments of joy, along with a few tribulations.