Short stories in the genre Gentle Comedy.

Listing 4 stories.

A college counselor watches anxiously as her teenage son applies to college without her help. As her son plans for his future, the counselor and her husband reflect on how quickly their lives have changed, seeking ways to steady themselves in the midst of middle age.

In a small town, an anxious middle-aged woman befriends a young cashier, who tries to teach her that not all romance ends in violence.

A woman grapples with how quickly time slips by with a new baby, and how to protect her, as her partner stresses over the doom and gloom of the news.

In Seattle, a college student babysits for the family of a man who will later became a tech billionaire. He offers her a job at his start-up, and she declines, a decision she reflects on years later.