Carla Naumburg, PhD, is a clinical social worker and writer. 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, and The Huffington Post, among other places. Carla provides support, education, and psychotherapy to parents in her private practice outside of Boston, where she lives with her husband, two young daughters, and totally insane kitten.
"Give kids your undivided attention or no attention at all." This is the single most helpful and effective piece of parenting advice I have ever heard. You can hear more about how it changed my parenting for the better in my latest monthly podcast conversation with...read more
“If you do that again, I’m going to be pretty unhappy.” I made that bold and daring threat to my younger daughter this morning. Ok, it’s not officially a threat. It was more like a fairly accurate description of what was likely to happen if she continued to be...read more