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Parenting is hard for all of us, but it will feel easier when you’re not so stressed out, exhausted, confused and overwhelmed.
It will feel easier when you understand what’s triggering you, and how to respond to your children skillfully instead of losing your sh*t.
Parenting feels easier when you have the support and advice that works for you and your family. That’s what I’m here for.

About Carla

Carla Naumburg, PhD, is writer, speaker, and clinical social worker. She is the author of Ready, Set, Breathe: Practicing Mindfulness with Your Children for Fewer Meltdowns and a More Peaceful Family (New Harbinger, 2015) and Parenting in the Present Moment: How to Stay Focused on What Really Matters (Parallax, 2014). Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, and Mindful Magazine, among other places. Carla is a sought-after public speaker, and she coaches overwhelmed parents on how to make parenting less stressful and more fun. Carla lives outside of Boston with her husband, two young daughters, and two totally insane cats.

Latest Posts

The Power of Gratitude in Parenting

I used to be super skeptical about gratitude. Honestly, I thought it was BS. And then I tried it. It wasn't long before gratitude became a major sanity-saver for me. I wrote a big ol' piece for Mindful Magazine about it. You can read it over here, and meanwhile,...

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The Most Damaging Myths About Motherhood

I was recently interview for this important piece about the most damaging myths of motherhood. Here's a bit of what I had to say: Myth: As a mom, you need to fix it. “There is one highly pervasive myth about motherhood that most of us aren’t even aware of, yet it...

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How a Smartwatch Can Make Parenting Easier

I didn’t buy a smartwatch because I thought it might make parenting easier—I bought it because it was cute and shiny and I like new toys. (I owned a Casio calculator watch long before they were popular. Oh, wait: They were never popular.) It’s been fun to fiddle...

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