Joanna Nesbit, Freelance Writer

Joanna Nesbit

Northwest Freelance Writer

Family travel to Washington coast, Pacific NorthwestJoanna Nesbit is a freelance writer who writes about parenting, education, lifestyle, family travel, and the Pacific Northwest. Her articles and essays have appeared in consumer, custom, and online publications.

She's written about homework habits, why boys are struggling in school, ADHD, Common Core assessments, teen travel abroad, and Northwest trips with kids. These days, with a daughter off to college, she's developed a new focus on college topics as well. She lives with her family in Bellingham, Washington.

Recent articles:

Here's my most recent piece for Next Avenue on how to help your college-age student establish credit.

And this piece on playborhoods for SafeBee turned out to be popular. Perhaps it struck a chord because we're seeing the deficits of not cultivating community.

My essay on college anxiety and my reflections on what causes it include the role of overparenting and social media. No easy answer but a topic we need to keep talking about.