Elisa is a well-known parenting writer and the creator of Mom Life According To Elisa. She is an expert on child behavior and certified in Positive Discipline. Elisa studied elementary education and went on to teach several years before having her first child.
A bookworm from an early age, Elisa has always sought to grow her knowledge on topics that interest her. Through a combination of self-study and college classes, Elisa has developed her expertise in Genetics and Linguistics, among other subjects.
Elisa taught elementary school several years before having her first child. Early in her teaching career, she conducted field research on children with challenging behavior problems. She later led teacher trainings based on her research. She spent the second half of her teaching career working with gifted children.
Currently, Elisa reports news for Moms.com, writes here on FamilyEducation, and contributes regularly to the San Francisco Moms Blog.