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Dianne Bright

location-pin California

School: San Diego State University

Expertise: Parenting and self-care are Dianne’s bread and butter, with hundreds of bylines and a published book to her name. As the founder of the Green Ideas Lab, an environmental advocacy group, she also writes about sustainability and green living for Reader’s Digest.

Dianne Bright

  • Dianne has more than a decade of experience writing about parenting and self-care.
  • She has a master’s degree in Spanish literature and is a published author, ghostwriter, and book reviewer for various publishers. 
  • Dianne is a former university professor and has completed one year of work toward her PhD.


Dianne is a writer with more than a decade of experience writing about parenting and self-care. She’s contributed hundreds of articles to the parenting and family blog at The Press-Enterprise, Scholastic’s Parent & Child Magazine, Thriving Family, The Healthy, and Reader’s Digest. A former university professor, Dianne’s also the author of Moms Kick Butt, a book of parenting reflections, as well as several adult fiction novels.parenting reflections came out in 2021. She has been married to her high school sweetheart for 25 years, and they have three college-aged children. Dianne loves literature and has led a community book club for four years; she has also been reviewing titles seasonally for a variety of publishers over the past decade. She is the founder of Green Idea Labs, which is a group of environmental influencers focused on sustainability and the reduction of single-use plastics. Her adult fiction rom-com novel is currently on query with publishers. She resides in southern California with her family and pets.


San Diego State University, MA, Spanish Literature