New research suggests that gifted babies need less sleep than their peers.
Elisa is a loving wife and stay at home mom based in San Francisco and Rome. She is hopelessly in love with her amazing Italian husband, their daughter, and their two cuddly cats. Elisa is the creator of It’s Toddler Time and she is a regular contributor to San Francisco Moms Blog. Her work has been featured on Scary Mommy, Her View from Home, Your Tango, and Sammiches & Pysch Meds. Before leaving the workforce, Elisa excelled in two careers: first as an executive secretary and later as an elementary teacher. She enjoys reading and playing the piano. You might find her working up a sweat at the yoga studio, relaxing at the spa, or catching up with friends over coffee. Elisa’s current obsession is decluttering and organizing her home according to the Konmari method.
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