My Meemaw always told me that a lady should be a chef in the kitchen, a maid in the living room, and a whore in the bedroom. And Michael says you've only got one of those covered. So I'm gonna help you with the other two.
Adele married Nick Delfino who had two children, Mike and Laura. However Adele did not want the latter child because she had a disability, Autism, which affected her ability to speak. Thus, she put Laura into a Care-home.Susan a recipe book as a present, since she had heard from Mike that Susan is not a good cook. Adele also offers herself to teach her to cook. Adele rudely mentions their financial issues while she and Susan prepare for dinner one night, but Susan insists that they do not have any problems financially as they both have jobs, although Adele thinks Susan's job as a children's book illustrator is more of a hobby and thus does not pay much. When Adele, Mike and Susan go to a restaurant to lunch, Susan tells Mike not to complain to Adele about her, but Mike insists that his mother is trying to help. As Adele rambles on about Susan's shortcomings, deciding that she would stay to spruce up the house, Susan fakes labor by spilling her club soda on her leg. Mike rushes Susan out of the restaurant to take her to the hospital, but Susan informs him her 'embryonic fluid' is simply club soda. She expresses her frustration for Adele's harsh words. Later, Susan then goes into labor for real later at home, while Mike confesses to his mother that certain things she said hurt Susan's feelings. Adele apologizes and Susan accepts her apology and heads for the hospital to give birth. ("Mother Said")