Between Brother's baseball, soccer and karate, Sister's gymnastics, art and swimming, Mama's quilting club and PTA and Papa's furniture orders and town council reforestation committee, the Bear Family can hardly squeeze in a visit to Gran and Gramps'. Devising a huge schedule board to try to keep track of who's coming and who's going where and when, they're surprised to discover it's completely filled. Ultimately things come to a head as Mama finds herself in a situation where she and the cubs are supposed to be in three places at once. At the same time, the car breaks down...and so does Mama. Realizing that they just have too much pressure, the Bear Family decide to cut down on the number of their activities. That way, with the pressure off, they all now have the time to truly enjoy the things they do.
Differences From the Book
- In the cartoon, Brother and Sister were crying with Mama. In the book, they weren't. They and Papa took Mama back in the Treehouse to her and Papa's bedroom.