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How to Stop Losing Your Sh*t with Your Kids should be on every parent, therapist and pediatrician’s bookshelf. Dr. Naumburg hits the mark on why we lose our tempers with our children. Her unique insight and calming approach guide the reader during the most difficult moments of parenting.”

–Kelby Maher DO, Pediatrician

About Carla

Carla Naumburg, PhD, is a writer, speaker, and clinical social worker. She is the author of three parenting books: How to Stop Losing Your Sh*t With Your Kids (Workman, 2019), 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). She’s appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, CNN, and Mindful Magazine, among other places. Carla is a sought-after public speaker, and she lives outside of Boston with her husband, daughters, and two totally insane cats.

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Yes, it is OK to yell at your kids, if done the right way.

Yelling tends to happen during a moment of heightened emotions, and heightened emotions tend to make our judgement blurry. We might have had a good reason to lose our cool, but once that cool is lost, it's easy to get carried away.   Carla Naumburg, a clinical...

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Therapy Made Me a Better Parent

I knew the statistics. I knew that as many as 20 percent of new mothers suffer from one or more types of postpartum anxiety. I knew the symptoms, including constant worry, irritability, sleep disturbances, and a relentless fear that something terrible might happen to...

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