Today's Update

September 28, 2018

NO TIME TO READ? Introducing our new Pickup Line Podcast. LISTEN UP!

 

YOU'LL TELL TWO FRIENDS AND THEY'LL TELL TWO FRIENDS..

And so on and so on. Remember the iconic Heather Locklear Fabergé commercial from the 80's? VIEW HERE. Well, we're asking you guys to do the same and tell two friends (or more!) about The Pickup Line. Do a girl (or three girls!) a favor and forward this email to your besties and ask them to sign up for TPL! If you cc: us at yourfriends@thepickupline.net, you'll be entered to win some pretty cool TPL swag! Thanks, guys!  xoxo -- Beth, Patti & Heather

 

GREEN LIGHT FOR KAVANAUGH

They're still debating whether the FBI should investigate charges that Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted psychology professor Christine Blasey Ford back in high school, but the Senate Judiciary Committee just voted to send Kavanaugh's nomination to the full Senate. This, just one day after dramatic testimony from both Kavanaugh and Ford. Read on for the latest.

 

 

INDONESIA TSUNAMI

Tragedy in Indonesia as homes were swept away in two cities this morning, after a tsunami unleashed ten-foot tall waves. This, after a deadly 7.5 earthquake and powerful aftershocks did their own damage around the region. Families have been reported missing in the areas where the tsunami hit, but because power and communications have been cut off, rescuers say the effort is a slow go as night falls. Indonesia is considered earthquake-prone because of its location on the Pacific Ocean's "Ring of Fire," an arc of volcanoes and fault lines. 

 

CRASH SURVIVAL

Some happier news coming out of that part of the world... A plane crash in the Pacific today is being compared to the famous 2009 accident on New York's Hudson River -- in which everyone survived. Reports say local boats pulled all 47 passengers and crew from a passenger jet this morning after it hit the water at Chuuk Island Airport in Micronesia. According to the Associated Press, passengers say flight attendants were panicking as they watched water pour into the cabin. What exactly caused the crash is still unclear -- but there's speculation the aircraft either landed short of the runway or landed on the runway but kept going and then plunged into the water. The U.S. Navy says nearby sailors also helped with the rescue -- and used an inflatable boat to bring everyone safely to shore before the airplane sank. Read on. 

 

KEEPING BUSY

Our friends at Parents magazine sat down with actress Busy Phillips for their November issue. The mom of two revealed her thoughts and struggles with parenting, sharing her frustration with her husband, producer Marc Silverstein's lack of involvement in parenting and how the two overcame it. Also shared -- how she stays down to earth when it comes to body image for the sake of her girls and her real thoughts on Mommy wine time. Read more here --- the pictures from the shoot are adorable! 

MORE

 

OUT THIS WEEKEND

"Night School"  -- Kevin Hart, Tiffany Haddish in an adult education class -- funny stuff -- need we say more? The super-scary "Hell Fest." And, for the family -- "Little Women" -- Lea Thompson (think "Back to the Future") and the rest of the March family hit the big screen. Check out the rest of this weekend's new releases here. On the tube -- SNL season premiere 11:30PM ET.

MORE

 

SOUND FAMILIAR?

The Holderness Family is back --  this time with a look at the somewhat annoying sidelines at kids' sports games. Don't be that parent. Laugh on.

MORE

 

JOY TO THE JAVA

It's National Coffee Day on Saturday, and you KNOW that means freebies and deals for the coffee guzzlers drinkers among us. Find out who's saying "hail to the bean" near you. Hit one or hit them all (and if you do the rounds, we trust you'll know when to switch to decaf :).

MORE

 

Please reload

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.