Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that this movie has some strong language and that Novalee and Lexie have children without being married. Sister Husband prays for forgiveness for "fornication." Women have sex with men who abandon them. One character has sex with someone who has suffered a loss, and the implication is that this is a form of comfort. A character abuses drugs and alcohol, and three others are alcoholics (two recovering). One character is killed, and two others are badly injured. A man attempts to molest two children (off-screen).
Many sexual references, main character is a pregnant teenager, other out of wedlock children.
Characters in peril, two badly injured. Some sad and scary moments, two bad injuries, a sad death.
Some strong language.
Drugs / Tobacco /
A character abuses alcohol and drugs. Another attends AA meetings.