Make a Mommy Friend! 7 Playground Pickup Lines That Work

Want to be friends with that cool mom you see on the playground every day? Break the ice with one of these clever pickup lines. (8 Photos)

Christine Coppa on Sep 21, 2012 at 11:47PM

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Make a Mommy Friend! 7 Playground Pickup Lines That Work

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Tell Her Your Kid Is Equally...Nuts!

The Situation: You witness a clearly embarrassed mom pulling a very resistant, screaming toddler from a bucket swing.

The Pickup Line: “All hands on deck—we’ve got a live one!” as you walk over offering to stabilize the swing.

Why it Works: Yikes, we’ve all had one of those days before and cut the park session short, right? “Humor is an excellent defensive coping mechanism,” notes Dana Dorfman, Ph.D. “It’s been said that when one laughs at (with) another, it conveys a deep level of acceptance; it says, ‘I understand your pain.’ Mothers can receive tremendous validation and comfort from other mothers.”

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