Your mom always did have lousy taste in men.
|Edie Britt to her nephew|
Helen McCann is daughter of Ilene Britt and sister of Edie Britt and an unnamed brother and stepsister to her unnamed stepsister. Helen was abused by her mother just as Edie was and when Ilene was in jail, Edie and Helen along with their brother were watched by social services. ("Come Back to Me")
One day, Helen got married to Mr. McCann and they had a son named Austin McCann. Helen and Mr. McCann get divorced and Helen keeps Austin. Helen starts dating random men and they usually did not get along with Austin. ("It Takes Two")
After Austin had fought with Helen's boyfriend, she chose him over Austin causing him to plan to run away to Mexico. Austin instead is offered by his aunt Edie to live with her after she discovers him trying to break into her house. ("It Takes Two")