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Lisa Barker

Greenfield, California, United States


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Lisa Barker writes the award-winning syndicated parenting humor column, Jelly Momô - a weekly feature in The Salinas Californian (circulation 19,000) and monthly in School News Roll Call parentís magazine (circulation 323,000+). Jelly Momô has also been printed in The Eureka Reporter, Omaha Family, Mount Shasta Herald Supersaver and Llano Estacado Family Resources in Texas.

To date, Jelly Momô can be found on over fifty parenting and mom-oriented websites that appeal to both secular and Christian audiences including: - 600,000 visitors monthly. - 150,000 visitors monthly. - 100,000 visitors monthly. - 50,000 visitors monthly. - 10,000 visitors monthly.

Lisa got her first taste of writing columns in 2002 when she wrote monthly for The Salinas Californian. In 2004 she created Jelly Momô and four years later the column is going strong.

As a graduate of San Francisco State University with a degree in Creative Writing, Lisa dishes out the imaginative wit in her column. This style of writing helped her win notable honors in four consecutive humor writing contests hosted by

Lisa's first book, "Just Because Your Kids Drive You Insane...Doesn't Mean You Are A Bad Parent" showcases some of her readers most favorite columns. was voted One of The Top Sites on The Internet in the 2006 Moms Town Blog Poll. Both the column and the book have won the prestigious Adding Wisdom Award, the only award program to ever be honored by

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Published works:


  • Just Because Your Kids Drive You Insane...Doesn't Mean You Are A Bad Parent!
  • Before I Had Kids I Was a Size 9