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, college, education, lifestyle, and travel. Her articles and essays have appeared in consumer, custom, and online publications.

These days, with a daughter off to college, she's developed a focus on higher education, college finance, and Millennial topics. She's passionate about parents and kids alike being smart about money.

She's also written about homework habits, why boys are struggling in school, Common Core assessments, video gaming, how to balance packed schedules, and Northwest trips with kids.

Recent articles and essays:

Why we need to be careful about finances when millennials move home for Next Avenue.

My most recent piece on your student taking a gap year when you're a regular-income family for the Washington Post.

My latest for Mother Nature Network on how to drown out the cultural noise around spending on our kids and how to rein in car insurance costs when adding teens to the policy.

I've been writing for the Road2College blog recently. Here are a couple pieces. 

My piece on Bellingham-based Fit School, founder Carol Frazey, and what I love about the exercise model.