Parenthood second season officially premiered on September 14, 2010 and ended on April 19, 2011, it consisted of 22 episodes. Season two is set to be released on DVD in Region 4 on September 7, 2011.
Kristina tries to teach Haddie how to drive while Adam tries to find a balance between his work and personal life. Joel and Julia must explain the birds and the bees to Sydney. Zeek works with Joel to fix a leaky roof in the guest house.
Adam and Sarah struggle to find balance between personal and professional life, while Julia deals with the delicate balance of social structure for six-year-olds. Crosby learns about the difficulties of being a father.
Amber starts spending a lot of time with her new friend Kelsey which makes Sarah jealous. Sarah’s coworker, Mike, gives her advice on the situation. Elsewhere, Julia pushes Joel for another baby. Meanwhile, Adam struggles with his relationship with Max.
Kristina schedules a date night with Adam to try to keep their marriage alive; Sarah offers Drew advice about love; Haddie runs for student council president; Crosby learns an important lesson about being a father.
Kristina asks Adam to go with her to an Asperger's support group; Gordon (William Baldwin) makes an unexpected decision after Sarah's performance at the shoe booth exceeds expectations; Camille and Zeek take ballroom dancing classes.
Zeek goes overboard with the Halloween celebration and gets upset when Haddie, Amber and Drew refuse to join in the fun. Meanwhile, Adam and Kristina are nervous about Max's new plans for the holiday. Sarah's relation with Gordon gets even more complicated when she confronts him about the kiss. Meanwhile, Julia struggles with women's rights when Sydney chooses a costume she doesn't approve of.
Adam makes a tough business decision during a financial upheaval; Jabbar surprises Jasmine and Crosby with his reaction to their announcement about the future; Sarah confronts Amber about her partying while also dealing with issues at work; and Camille and Haddie perform community service
Adam confronts a man in defense of Max. Crosby and Jasmine delve into domestic discussions, beginning with the selling of Crosby's boat. Meanwhile, Sarah and Gordon spend an afternoon together, which carries on until sunrise the next morning, creating tension with Amber and Drew. Elsewhere, Haddie discovers intriguing information about Alex.
Sarah convinces Amber to meet with an important colleague of Gordon's. Meanwhile, Kristina frantically attempts to obtain a birthday invite for troublesome Max. Camille takes a class with the man she once had an affair with, making Zeke jealous. Elsewhere, Crosby and Joel band together to direct Jabbar's school play. Haddie's relationship with an unexpected love interest deepens.
Adam fears his future, and he is torn between his job and family after surprising news from Gordon. While preparing Thanksgiving dinner, Camille and Amber share a bonding moment. Meanwhile, Drew feels uncomfortable about his mom, bringing Gordon to dinner. Crosby tries to impress his future mother-in-law. Elsewhere, Julia tries to embrace her domestic side by making pies for dinner, but snaps at Sydney.
Crosby has trouble teaching Jabbar to clean his room. Meanwhile, Zeke finds Drew drinking beer with guys from school. Adam and Kristina get to know Alex at dinner with Haddie and Max. Joel and Julia explain death to Sydney.
Adam tries to cope with the idea of a new boss and is concerned about the stability of his job. Kristina tries winning Haddie over as she seeks comfort in Amber when she realizes her parents refuse to accept her decision. Meanwhile, Crosby is attempting to overcome a few obstacles of his own as a coordinator of a kindergarten performance at Jabbar’s school. Amber is taking on the challenge of performing at an open mic night, but she is surprised by who her biggest critic is.
Kristina and Adam catch Haddie sneaking around with Alex and forbid her from seeing him anymore. Sarah faces a new challenge when Drew tells her he needs to sell five hundred dollars worth of wrapping paper. Meanwhile, Crosby and Jasmine have to deal with Jabbar’s bad case of stage fright right before the school play.
Kristina refuses to accept Haddie’s, relationship with Alex, causing her to move in with her grandparents. Sarah puts her foot down at work and demands a higher salary to pay for Amber’s tuition. Meanwhile, Max makes a camping trip with Zeek extremely difficult. Julia throws a bachelorette party for Jasmine welcoming her to the Braverman tribe, while Adam gets more than he bargained for during a meeting with Crosby, shocking the entire family.
Sarah and Adam discuss a situation with Haddie. Meanwhile, Haddie, Amber and Max run into Alex. Crosby and Jasmine meet with her reverend for pre-marital counseling. Elsewhere, Drew meets his father, Seth, for breakfast.
Kristina and Adam throw Max a birthday party, hosted by Amazing Andy, a man who lives with Aspergers. Crosby and Jasmine deal with an issue that could change the fate of their relationship. Drew and Seth continue to strengthen their bond. Meanwhile, Julia and Joel work on adding to the family.
Crosby pays the price for a mistake that will change his relationships with those closest to him. Adam gets annoyed with Alex's frequent visits. Meanwhile, Adam and Kristina are then forced to deal with a huge problem that will affect Max's progress. Elsewhere, Drew is hit with some disappointing news from his father, while Sydney makes a decision that her parents, Julia and Joel, are supportive of
Adam and Kristina find it difficult to talk to Max about his Asperger's Syndrome and come to Dr. Pelickan for guidance. Sarah revisits her relationship with Mark Cyr when she goes to him for help with her latest project. Elsewhere, Crosby attempts to mend his relationship with Jasmine, while Julia and Joel prepare to celebrate their eight-year anniversary.
Kristina and Adam have a surprise meeting with the principal of Max's school; Jasmine and Crosby become nostalgic for their past; Julia and Joel receive upsetting news.
Crosby decides to try and get Jasmine back. Meanwhile, Adam worries about Haddie and Alex going to her prom together. Sarah works on her play script.
Amber quits her job and begins to fall down a dangerous and destructive path. Crosby works with Joel to mend his relationship with Jasmine. Meanwhile, Kristina and Adam overhear a disturbing phone call, which strains their relationship with Haddie. Elsewhere, Sarah makes progress with her stage play with the help of Zeek's, old friend Gilliam T. Blount.
Sarah and the rest of the Braverman family worry about Amber's well-being after an accident. Meanwhile, Max 's behavior upsets Adam, and Julia unexpectedly plays a big role in a woman's labor and delivery. Also, Kristina helps with Haddie's transition into womanhood and Crosby tries to convince Jasmine to visit his new proprerty.