Maggie Seaver is a mother who recently went back to work as a journalist. She is married to Jason, and they have three children, (later a fourth). Maggie is hard-working, loves her children and is totally in love with her husband. She is also focusing more on her career now that her children are growing up.
When Maggie decides to return to work, Jason moves his practice into the family home to take over with the day-to-day problems with their children.
- In the episode Eddie, We Hardly Knew Ye we see a younger version of Maggie. Young Maggie was played by Alexis Greig.