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Leslie Marinelli

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Leslie Marinelli is a butcher, a baker, and a candlestick maker. Okay, that's not exactly true, but she's pretty good a bunch of random things like small appliance repair, reading aloud to children, and shelving library books. Once upon a time she was the CEO and Editor-in-Chief of In The Powder Room, as well as the creative force behind the riotous blog Parenting Magazine called a "must read," The Bearded Iris: A Recalcitrant Wife and Mother Tells All. Leslie was named the Erma Bombeck Writers' Workshop Humorist of the Month in October 2013, a BlogHer Humor Voice of the Year in 2013 and 2012, and a Babble Top 100 Mom Blogger in 2011. She is the editor and a co-author of the bestselling women's humor anthology "You Have Lipstick on Your Tee ...more

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“thing) so instead you’re subject to periods as erratic”
Leslie Marinelli, "You Have Lipstick on Your Teeth" and Other Things You'll Only Hear from Your Friends In The Powder Room

“Hey, Melissa-is there anything I should know about having this kid that isn't in the books I've been reading?"
Sunlight streamed through the window, making the golden, hormone-induced mutton chops glisten upon my cheeks. As I waited for her answer, I thumbed through the glossy parenting magazines on her kitchen table.
A candle flickered by the sink, adding sweetness to the spit-up scented air that was gutting punched in the face by a diaper change...”
Kim Bongiorno, "You Have Lipstick on Your Teeth" and Other Things You'll Only Hear from Your Friends In The Powder Room




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