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Lynnette Nicholas

Journalist

Expertise

Parenting, Arts & Entertainment, Culture

Education

University of Florida

Highlights

Writer. Journalist. On-Camera Host.

Certified Rotten Tomatoes Film Critic.

Books and Culture Content at Reader's Digest.

Freelance parenting, entertainment and culture writer.


Your parenting journey will be whatever you allow it to be. When your baby is in the womb, it feeds off of ‘you’ literally. When they come into the Earth realm, babies and children continue to feed off of whatever we as the adults give off. When we nourish our souls as adults, it nourishes our children too. Take care of yourselves first, as you strive to nurture and empower others.

— Lynnette Nicholas

Experience

Lynnette Nicholas covers arts & entertainment, books, culture and parenting. She began her career as an English and Theater teacher in private schools, and after she became a mother, she began freelance writing. She later discovered that her passion for the written and spoken word translated beautifully to on-camera hosting as well as writing cultural content for publications.

In her career as a freelance writer and journalist, Lynnette writes for various publications on: education, culture, diversity, film and television and parenting. She contributes to outlets such as Parents, Reader's Digest, MSN, Common Sense Media, HuffPost, Your Teen Magazine and more.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

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