Now Available for Pre-Order!

My first book for kids is coming in September of 2024!
All of the amazing insights, skills, skills, strategies, and humor of How to Stop Losing Your Sh*t With Your Kids but none of the profanity. Pre-order How to Stop Freaking Out for your 8-12 year old today!

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About Carla

Carla Naumburg, PhD, LICSW is a clinical social worker and the author of five books, including the bestselling How to Stop Losing Your Sh*t With Your Kids and its forthcoming middle-grade companion How to Stop Freaking Out. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, CNN, and Mindful Magazine, among other places. Carla lives in Massachusetts with her husband and two daughters.

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How to Enjoy the Holidays (in the NY Times)

Children transform into monsters. The holiday season can bring out the absolute worst in some kids. But it’s really not their fault, said Carla Naumburg, a clinical social worker, author of “You are Not a Sh*tty Parent: How to Practice Self-Compassion and Give...

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