Episode 107: Carla Naumburg, PhD; You Are Not a Sh*tty Parent

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

Show notes:

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You Are Not a Sh*tty Parent

How to Stop Losing Your Sh*t With Your Kids

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