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:

My most recent piece about how to deal with empty nest loneliness for Next Avenue.

For the Washington Post, how to help your college student deal with loneliness (parents and kids are both lonely, it seems)

My latest pieces for Mother Nature Network on when to use cash or credit and how to guard against medical ID theft.