Elisa Cinelli Elisa Cinelli is a writer specializing in stories about parenting and pregnancy. Experience Elisa has been writing about parenting and child development for over 10 years. She has contributed to Verywell Family, POPSUGAR, FamilyEducation, OXO Good Tips, and more, and she has been featured on sites like Scary Mommy and Her View from Home.She served as Managing Editor for San Francisco Bay Area Moms, a local chapter of the City Mom Collective national brand. Education Elisa has a BA in Comparative Literature and is certified in positive discipline and elementary teaching. About Parents Parents, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for trustworthy, empathetic, and supportive information and inspiration for your families. We reach 9 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists, fact checked, and reviewed by our Expert Review Board for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.