A thick layer of snow blankets Heather Creek Farm, and as Christmas draws near, everyone is getting into the holiday spirit. Charlotte is looking forward to a nice quiet celebration with her family, but when an unexpected visitor arrives on the farm, everything is about to change. Kevin Slater, the children's father, hasn't contacted the family since he left almost nine years ago. What could he possibly want after all this time? As the kids struggle to understand the father they'd long given up hope on, Kevin admits he intends to take custody. Charlotte and Bob gear up for a long legal battle, and everyone wrestles with what this means for the children.Meanwhile, Emily is struggling to find a way to adjust having to share her best friend with a boyfriend, Christopher is hard at work on plans for Pete and Dana's new home, and Sam is supposed to be finishing up his college applications. But how does Kevin figure into his future? And with Bill's wife, Anna due to give birth any day, Advent takes on a whole new meaning for the Stevenson Family. As Christmas draws closer, they all try to enjoy the magic of this special season and the blessing of their time togetherwhatever the future holds.