Jessie and Brooks are getting married, but when he accepts a job in Africa, he begs a reluctant Jessie to go with him. Jessie decides to go, but the children each try to make either Jessie or Brooks regret going with the other. Bertram scolds the children for being so selfish and they go and tell Jessie that they want her to be happy. In the end, Jessie realizes that she is not ready to leave the children and they both realize their dreams will separate them. Jessie and Brooks call off the wedding and break up.