For beach bunny Jenelle, life in sunny Oak Island, North Carolina isn't as carefree as it once used to be. Since giving birth to her son Jace, Jenelle has found it tough to reconcile the responsibilities of motherhood with her love of partying. Jenelle relies heavily on her own mother, Barbara, and even signs over custody of her boy to her when the struggles become too much to handle. Her personal life is tainted by a string of bad boys, a severe struggle with drug addiction and emotional issues she's been battling her entire life. Jenelle truly wants to get her own life on track in order to be the best mom for Jace, but finds that it's going to be much harder than she's ever imagined to turn everything around.