Elisa Cinelli

Elisa Cinelli



Child Development, Early Literacy, Positive Discipline


University of San Francisco


Children will thrive when we thrive in meeting their needs. To do this, we need to combine curiosity about the individual child with developmental knowledge about children as a whole.

— Elisa Cinelli


Elisa has been writing about parenting and child development for over 10 years. She has contributed to 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.


Elisa has a BA in Comparative Literature and is certified in positive discipline and elementary teaching.

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