Reba is shocked at the lifestyle her kids are living when they stay with Brock and Barbra Jean, but when she confronts them she accidentally learns the reason that Brock left her for Barbra Jean. Meanwhile, on their first night out together since becoming parents, Cheyenne and Van admit to each other that their baby is a nightmare.
Van & Cheyenne are living in the dorm. Reba sees this as an opportunity to spend more time with Kyra who always seems to be in last place. Van injures himself at football and has to leave the dorm. Things are back to the way they were.
Cheyenne goes to college; Van stays home to watch Elizabeth. Reba starts work with Brock, with Barbra Jean as the boss. BJ makes her wear a uniform, use a sing-song voice to answer the phone, and more. BJ shares marital problems with Reba.
Reba throws a birthday party for Jake. Barbra Jean butts in to make it a grand, childish event. Reba tries to not insult BJ but it gets difficult. Cheyenne worries the noise will wake Elizabeth; Van says try letting her cry back to sleep.
Kyra has a boyfriend. Reba and Brock are concerned because she is still young. When Reba meets the boy's divorced father, they flirt and start to date. Kyra does not like this. Things become complicated when Kyra and the boy stop dating.
Reba quits working for Brock and starts working for his competitor. With Reba busy at work, Jake spends more time with Barbra Jean and he starts calling her Mom. Van gets a job doing garden work and enjoys spending time with his co-workers.
Reba and her friend Lori Ann go out to meet new people, but nothing happens. Cheyenne convinces Reba to try speed dating. Reba meets someone she enjoyed talking to, and they made arrangements to go on a date.
Reba invites her boyfriend to have dinner with her family. Brian easily wins everyone favor. Barbra Jean's family is having a reunion and everyone except Reba has to go. BJ is the butt of jokes with her family; Kyra helps her fight back.
It's Elizabeth's first Christmas and Reba looks forward to Christmas with a baby. But Van & Cheyenne want to go somewhere else for Christmas. Brock takes Jake and Kyra goes with a friend. Reba is alone and helps at the homeless shelter.
Reba suggests making a time capsule for Elizabeth which would include everyone recording messages. The recordings are secret, but after the box is bundled, everyone is curious about what others said. They decide to watch the tape together.
Reba has financial difficulties and has to sell her engagement ring on E-Bay to make money. Brock is upset and starts bidding on the ring. When Barbra Jean finds out, she thinks the ring is for her. Van wants to buy a ring for Cheyenne.
Cheyenne and Van have a false pregnancy scare. Reba admonishes them for not taking more precaution and tells them they cannot have another baby while living there. Barbra Jean wants another baby; Brock has to admit he had a vasectomy.
Kyra is upset that Reba will not get her a cell phone so she starts being close to Barbra Jean. Brock convinces Reba to tell BJ that she should get a makeover. BJ does, but her new look surprises everyone.
Reba and Brock attend a party out of town for what they think is a party for an old friend. Turns out it is a funeral for that friend. Barbra Jean is worried about them being together. Van & Cheyenne are in charge of Kyra and Jake.
Jake likes a girl at school. Brian asks Reba out for Valentine's day but she is nervous and pretends to be sick. He brings over chicken soup and tells her he loves her. Brock and Van compete for finding the best gift for their wives.
Reba has to deal with two dentists arguing-her boss and Brock. Reba is surprised when she finds out why they feud. Van gets a job doing yard work, being paid under the table, and is surprised when he finds out it is cheating the government.
Brock's mother, Grammy Hart, comes to visit and Reba is surprised when her former mother-in-law is nice to her. Grammy Hart saves her evil ways to lash on Barbra Jean. Cheyenne thinks Van should forgive and forget his parent's rejection.
Van and Cheyenne reconcile with Van's parents. The parents give Elizabeth a pony and want to babysit her overnight. Reba is anxious over not having her granddaughter. Meanwhile, Van returns to football and has little time for Cheyenne.
After a false alarm for someone breaking into the house, Reba decides the girls need to take self defense lessons; Barbra Jean attends with them. Brock decides to install a burglar alarm system and allows Jake to select the password.
Reba organizes a silent auction at Jake's school and has no volunteers. Barbra Jean volunteers to help her. Van offers private football lessons for the auction and Cheyenne is jealous when he is a hit with the women who want to bid on Van.
Reba misses a near-fatal accident. She decides to write a will and put things in order. She finds out Brock has a new will which leaves everything to Barbra Jean. Van & Cheyenne write a will and leave the care of Elizabeth to Brock & BJ.
Brock & Barbra Jean return from San Antonio with thoughts of moving. Kyra's high school grades earn her a chance to study in England for the summer, and Cheyenne finds out she has to attend summer school. Reba only has money for one child.