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Jelly Mom Named Finalist In "America's Funniest Humor" Contest

Greenfield, CA - January 6, 2006 - The results are in! Syndicated parenting humor columnist Lisa Barker is once again a winner in's "America's Funniest Humor" Contest. Barker placed as a Finalist and Semi-Finalist and also won Honorable Mention for the October/November 2005 competition, earning publication online and in print.

Barker's three winning entries take a hilarious look at modern motherhood that is laugh-out-loud funny for everyone. They're also very typical examples of her popular and ever-growing parenting humor column, "Jelly Mom," syndicated through Martin-Ola Press/Parent To Parent.

The winning Jelly Mom columns will be featured in's online Humor Showcase until the close of the current contest, January 31, 2006. They will also appear in a print edition of "America's Funniest Humor" scheduled for publication in the first quarter of 2006.

"I'm really pleased with the contest results. I want to reach as many people as possible and the feedback I receive from readers for these winning columns is incredible," says Barker who anticipates the release of her first book - "Just Because Your Kids Drive You Insane...Doesn't Mean You Are A Bad Parent!" - in January 2006.

All proceeds from book sales will benefit "HUGS and HOPE Club," an organization dedicated to bringing smiles to critically ill children and their families.

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