Ellie Perico - family writer Based in Los Angeles, Ellie Perico has been writing since 1992, specializing in family topics including parenting, safety, education, health, nutrition and fitness. Her articles have appeared in countless publications and websites, including the “Daily News”, the “Burbank Leader” , the “Latina” magazine, and “Playground Dad.”

Ellie Perico holds a Master’s Degree in Multicultural Education. She is also a mother and former educator. Ellie worked in education for over 12 years, with teaching experience at preschool, elementary and high school levels. Ellie also spent time working with special education and English as a Second Language students. Currently, she is a freelance writer and also works in the law enforcement field in Southern California.