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Who is Lisa Nolan

About Lisa Nolan

I’m craft challenged, a lousy housekeeper, a great cook, and a political junkie. I blog about Montessori and write mom lit and memoir. I’m also a book publisher, editor of several parent humor anthologies, mom to a DS child, a 3-6 and 6-9 Montessori-trained teacher, a progressive podcaster and advocate, and wait, where am I? 

I wrote a story in elementary school about a dog whose owner died, the dog went looking for him, found his grave, and stayed there forever (in dog years). My humorous side came later in life. I spent eight glorious but broke-as-hell years in theater. I did everything but act. (You can thank me later.) I was also a program director of an award-winning underground comedy venue in San Francisco for three years, the same city I was raised in . . .  all while in grad school where I got my Masters in Creative Writing. Did I mention I was also teaching in a Montessori school? 

My fellow bloggers always ask me “Do you ever sleep?” for which I reply “I am really three people ” (and none of us can act). I live in Northern California with my family of three (and my pet-family of three). I like to unwind in my son’s playhouse–turned mom den–reading historical fiction, sipping ice tea, and listening to Celtic music and wind chimes.

Ways to Support Lisa and Her Podcast

Thank you for your interest in supporting Lisa Nolan and her podcast! ) My episodes are here. There are many ways to show your support:

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