Doing it all is not an impossibility – but an expected standard for the modern housewife. Gyung Gook Hee (Kang Sung Yun) is a hard-working wife and mother. She is not only bring in her own income to add to the household finances but also stay on top of her kids’ school registrations, class projects and tutoring – all while also getting dinner on the table and being able to entertain at a moment’s notice. Her husband, Heo Myung Pil (Kim Ho Jin), a newspaper reporter, doesn’t really help out much with his immature and irresponsible ways. Im Tae Ran (Kim Tae Yeon) is a successful scriptwriter who is considered society’s ideal modern woman because of her fortune and fame, while college student Park Seok Doo (Kim Nam Jin) possesses a charm that appeals to all the neighborhood wives. Is it really possible for today’s women to live up to the impossible ideal-wife expectations? “Modern Housewives” is a 2007 South Korean drama series directed by Lee Jae Won.