Love Is What Makes Us A Family follows Eliza, a 6 year old girl, whose mom and dad are divorced. She goes through the ups and downs of adjusting to having two houses, and a new and different family dynamic. In addition, her parents have started dating. Eliza is trying to figure out what that means, especially since her mom is gay. Eliza has lots of questions about the new situation, and is able to talk with both of her parents about it. In the end, she feels good about the idea that love is what makes her family complete.