Parenthood (1989) - DVD - A comedy about life, love and the gentle art of raising children. - Parenting is one of the most difficult jobs if you ask the Buckman family. Frank's grown children, Gil, Helen, Larry and Susan, all have children of their own now. Vowing to be different than Frank, each of his children find that life can't always be planned. Gil struggles with being a workaholic, while Helen tries to find sanity amongst her two teenage children. Susan simply wants attention from her husband as brother Larry can't hold down a job for more than a few days. Between all the adult problems, the children greet the day with sincerity and pure humor. The family finds it's connection through children and grandchildren. Forming the mesh that binds them, childhood triumphs and tribulations help the Buckmans find a common ground where parenthood and love intertwine.