, PhD, LICSW is a parent coach, writer, and speaker. She is the author of three parenting books: 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), and the forthcoming How to Stop Losing Your Sh*t With Your Kids
(Workman, 2019). Her writing has appeared in The New York Times
, The Washington Post
, The Huffington Post
, and Mindful Magazine
, among other places. Carla is a sought-after public speaker, and she coaches over-whelmed parents on how to make parenting less stressful and more fun. She lives in Newton with her husband, two young daughters, and two totally insane cats.