Screen Shot 2020-08-11 at 8.11.35 PM.png

Our next Beauty & the Book live book chat is on Tuesday, August 25th -- including a visit from the author! 

THE BOOK: We're super-excited for our August book by Christina Clancy, "The Second Home." It's a story of second homes, second families, and second chances. Get it here! And don't forget to check out our Summer Book List. 


Screen Shot 2020-08-11 at 8.23.00 PM.png

Sweet Melissa scored with this one! Nothing says summer more than a clam bake and our own food guru dug up this delicious recipe for the perfect way to cook it up all on one pan. Get cookin'!


Vacation season is in full swing. For those of you planning to take your show on the road this year, it's still important to do it safely. Travel in a car stocked with food, pack a virus kit, wear gloves and pay at the pump when getting gas. These tips and more from experts will help you make the most of your safe summer adventure.


Screen Shot 2020-01-06 at 7.37.15 PM.png

We're so excited to be featured in "New Jersey Family." Read the article below.



Don't miss our daily newsletter for smart, busy moms delivered every afternoon while you wait on the school & sports pickup line. Short recaps of the day’s big stories  — connecting you with grown-up topics and keeping you in the know. 

About Us

We're three moms using our "past lives" in the news and media business to create this information resource for today's smart, busy moms. In between playdates, PTO meetings and grocery shopping, we get to do what we love to help you all stay connected while you're running  around "doing your mom thing."



Heather, Patti & Beth

*Jennifer Lavelle Photography

We love to hear from you! 

Contact us here

* The Pickup Line in no way condones being on your phone when driving. Put it in park please!

logo Kate.jpeg
Charcoal on Grey - Pinterest.png

Welcome to The Pickup Line, a free daily newsletter with the latest news, parenting and mom hacks, how-tos and advice - to read while you wait! Subscribe now.