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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The Situation: Your kids are sitting opposite each other, sipping juice boxes.

The Pickup Line: “Is it Happy Hour for us moms yet?” while raising your water bottle.

Why it Works: Plenty of moms can appreciate the cocktail joke, and it may even open the door for an actual girls’ night out. “If you've just spent an hour lifting a 40-pound kid onto the playground swingset, breaking up fights over the seesaw and picking wood chips out of your socks, chances are, you could use a laugh and a stiff drink,” says Jen Singer, author of Stop Second Guessing Yourself—Baby's First Year. "Sharing a little 'we're in the same boat' humor will initiate a conversation and can spark a new friendship.”

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