Lynda Lin Grigsby Title: Freelance journalist Education: UC Irvine Location: Los Angeles, CA Lynda Lin Grigsby is a freelance journalist who writes about all the parenting and life questions that keep her up at night. She writes from her Los Angeles suburb where her two young children, husband, and cranky chiweenie dog all vie for her attention. Experience She is the former assistant editor at the Pacific Citizen, a national newspaper. She has profiled Olympic gold medalists Kristi Yamaguchi and Apolo Anton Ohno. There was also that one time when she almost ran over Amy Poehler in the parking lot at the Four Seasons. About Parents Parents, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for trustworthy, empathetic, and supportive information and inspiration for your families. We reach 9 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists, fact checked, and reviewed by our Expert Review Board for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.