Carla Naumburg, PhD is a clinical social worker, the mother of 2, and the author of several books. Her most recent book is You Are Not a Sh*tty Parent, How to Practice Self-Compassion and Give Yourself a Break. She is also the author fo the bestselling book How to Stop Losing Your Sh*t With Your Kids. Carla brings some hilarity to this issue and she talks a lot about how if we practice mindfulness and take care of ourselves that can help us stay calmer when things get crazy in our homes and in our minds as well.
Disclaimer: there is some cussing in this episode.
Photo credit: Heidi Aaronson
What we talked about:
6:30- Introduction to Carla
10:05- You are not a shitty parent!
18:10- Having self-compassion as a parent
20:35- Self-care as a parent
26:55- Being grateful but also accepting that parenting is hard
35:30- Concerns about what other parents think about you
38:45- Letting kids swear
41:30- Parenting advice
41:50- End of podcast questions
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