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Episode 51: Keeping Our Cool When it Matters Most with Carla Naumburg

Brief summary of show:

You know those moments of frustration that come creeping in, and the next thing you know, you’ve completely lost it on your kids?

It happens, and we know it happens, but is there a way to recover from it? This is what we’re talking about in this episode with Carla Naumburg.

Carla Naumburg, PhD, LICSW, is a clinical social worker, parenting expert, and mother. She’s the author of five non-fiction books, including her international bestseller, How to Stop Losing Your Sh*t With Your Kids (Workman, 2019), and the forthcoming You’re Not a Sh*tty

Parent and How to Stop Freaking Out, the middle-grade adaptation of How to Stop Losing Your Sh*t With Your Kids. Carla lives in Massachusetts with her husband and two daughters.

Listen in as we talk about:

  • [2:30] How to stop yourself before you lose it

  • [5:40] Tips to managing our emotions in the moment

  • [9:30] Practical things you can do to not lose it

  • [12:45]: Single-tasking vs. multitasking

  • [17:40]: How to recover after a blow up

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