Allie is Tess's best friend, but they couldn't be more different. Tess is the ultimate girly-girl, obsessed with fashion and makeup. While Tess is at wrestling practice, Allie heads to cheerleading. A frequent visitor to the Foster house, Allie is always willing to offer Tess advice on style, popularity, and, of course, boys.
Life with Boys follows 14-year-old Tess Foster as she navigates her way through the turmoil of teen life with the only touchstones at home being her overprotective dad, a widower, and three brothers. Her dad Jack is a high school coach, her brother Gabe is a heartthrob, her twin Sam is super studious and 8-year-old brother Spencer is the baby of the family. Her best friend Allie helps keep her on the feminine side.