How to Raise Kinder, Less Entitled Kids

“You don’t want to be a doormat but “kindness is not the same as being disengaged or permissive,” explains Naumburg. Set boundaries with empathy: Instead of name-calling, frame feedback using sentences such as, “I don’t like when...

Should Social Workers Share Their Stories?

“Why, when, and how should social workers share pieces of their lives with the public?” This is a question that many clinicians, including social workers, counselors, and psychologists, have been struggling with for years. As a clinical social worker who...

It’s All About Attachment (New podcast episode!)

Like it or not, your attachment style is probably influencing your parenting. In this episode of the Mindful Mama podcast, Hunter Clarke-Fields and I discuss Attachment Theory – what is it, and how does it relate to your parenting? Does attachment theory even matter?...

Mindful Pregnancy in the NYTimes!

I was delighted to share some thoughts in this important piece in the New York Times, written by my colleague Juli Fraga: “Expectant mothers may feel as though they have to control and manage every aspect of the birth experience,” said Carla Naumburg, a mindful...