After Wade has an instant connection with a woman he met briefly in a parking lot, he's determined to find her again. Also, Michelle waits to hear from the colleges she applied to for her business degree, and Natalie tries to convince Wade she's old enough to get her ears pierce.
When Wade goes on a date with Shannon, he learns quickly that he has to come to terms with her unusual living arrangements if he wants to keep seeing her. Also, Grace is struggling with fitting in at her new high school, Michelle grapples with her algebra college course and Delia tries to help Forrest fit in with his much younger colleagues.
After Forrest gifts a water gun to Noah, Ben and Michele quickly take it away; the group has a frank discussion about racial injustice; Wade is trying to figure out how to celebrate Shannon's birthday since their relationship is so new.
After Ben recommends Wade for a job on the same work site he's on, they are surprised by their wildly different professional styles. Also, Delia is struggling to not be so judgmental about how Michelle is raising her kids.
When Wade decides to introduce Shannon to his friends, the get together quickly takes an awkward turn. Also, Noah tries to fit in with the older kids since he's tired of being one of the babies, and Forrest overindulges in edibles.
Wade wants to invite Shannon to spend the night, but first he needs to figure out how to discuss it with Natalie and Grace. Also, Ben becomes jealous of all the attention Michelle is giving to her school work and study group.
Delia and Forrest decide to play tennis to add some camaraderie to their relationship, but instead get wildly competitive. Also, when Wade tries to teach Grace to drive, she's reluctant to learn and confesses the surprising reason why to Michelle.