Portrait Photograph of Lori Zierl

Lori Zierl

Human Development and Relationship Educator

Department of Extension l Ellsworth

Hometown: Durand, WI

Lori Zierl is a Human Development & Relationship Educator and Professor at UW-Madison. She works for the Department of Extension to deliver family life programs in Pierce and St. Croix Counties.


  • Overindulgence is doing or having so much of something that it stunts a child’s growth and full potential. It hinders children from learning essential life lessons. Overindulging children has several harmful and potentially long-term effects. Learn how to avoid overindulgence and how to teach children responsibility.