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Content Writer, Blog Writer, Content Strategist

About Me

Having trouble coming up with content ideas or a strategy for your brand?  I create inbound marketing- social media management, blog posts, case studies- that will increase website traffic and leads, grow customer loyalty and create brand ambassadors. My ideal client is a business or non-profit that: looks to create positive social change and an environmentally sustainable future through responsible practices, knows their consumers want to do business with companies that are good neighbors and good citizens, and wants quality content that offers value to their audience. Drop me a line to see how we can grow your brand together.

Industries I Write About

Health & Wellness

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Education

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My Writing Samples

Teaching Empathy to Prevent Bullying

This is an article on bullying prevention written for a client with a counseling practice. The article explains why verbal bullying should be taken seriously by the adults in children's lives and how intentionally teaching the skill of empathy helps decrease bullying behavior.

https://www.bostoneveningtherapy.com/2017/06/teaching-empathy-to-prevent-bullying/

A Love Letter to Baking Soda

This is a guest post on a blog called Salt From the Earth. It is part of a series entitled Best Practices in Sustainability. It's a humorous accounting of all the ways we can use baking soda in lieu of toxic chemicals in our homes.

https://lauraparkerroerden.com/2018/01/26/a-love-letter-to-baking-soda/

Building Emotional Intelligence in Children

This article explains the importance of emotional intelligence in healthy development and its correlation to positive relationships and academic and career success.

https://www.bostoneveningtherapy.com/2017/06/building-emotional-intelligence-in-children/

Reducing the Risk of Falls as We Age

http://smoothtransitions4u.com/blog/reducing-the-risk-of-falling-as-we-age/

How Mover Coordinators Make Your Move Easier

https://www.armbrustermoving.com/2020/07/08/how-move-coordinators-make-your-move-easier/

Experience

Writer, Editor, Consultant

Recent work projects include project management in the educational publishing services industry as well as writing blog posts in the areas of mental health and meditation. Other projects include social-emotional curriculum writing for Barnstorm Consulting, whose clients include nonprofits Operation Respect and Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility.

Company: Freelance Writer

I worked there from 4/2014 until now

Content Writer and Strategist

Company: Web Copywriter and Editor

I worked there from 4/2015 until now

Green Team Leader

Works with Green Teams to "create student-driven change." Projects include writing letters to local businesses encouraging green practices, educating the community about the importance of reusables, and using technology to present ideas to the school and broader community.

Company: Uxbridge Public Schools

I worked there from 1/2015 until now

Educator

Taught elementary school for over 15 years.

Company: Public School

I worked there from /1992 until /2012

Content I Write