In this episode, Yael joins me to talk about her new book, as well as how to feel less guilty and overwhelmed in your parenting.

Yael Schonbrun is a clinical psychologist, assistant professor at Brown University, co-host of the Psychologists Off the Clock podcast, and author of Work, Parent, Thrive: 12 Science-Backed Strategies to Ditch Guilt, Manage Overwhelm, and Grow Connection (When Everything Feels Like too Much).

We cover:

  • [3:30] The background of her book
  • [8:10] Advantages of working parenthood
  • [13:10] Work family conflict vs. work family enrichment & the three different paths
  • [16:15] Parenting guilt and shaming
  • [19:55] The function of guilt and evolution
  • [23:50] Acceptance and commitment therapy
  • [25:35] Unhooking from unhelpful labels
  • [31:35] Reinforcing that all parenting rolls are important
  • [34:45] What is subtracting
  • [40:05] A ‘stop doing’ list
  • [45:00] Advice to her younger parent self

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