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Here are some of my articles, interviews and podcasts about parenting.

The power of nature for teens.

Posted on May 19, 2022

Author and psychologist Megan de Beyer speaks about the benefits for families in getting back to nature.


Feeling Lost?

Posted on August 17, 2021

Tips for managing the post-pandemic identity crisis. The pandemic has changed every one of us. We are all a little different today compared to 2020. And even if we are better for those changes – more conscious, less entitled, perhaps kinder – we will likely each find ourselves facing some difficult questions. If I don’t […]

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Family Matters- Parental navigation through the crisis that is Covid.

Posted on January 11, 2021

Megan De Beyer, world-renowned parenting expert and psychologist on the The Clement Manyathela Show –


The negaverse – when nothing is good enough

Posted on January 8, 2021

By Megan de Beyer I feel like I am always the bad cop in our house. I am always telling my son what he is doing wrong. I want to kick myself. But I do it again the next time. How can I have fun with him rather than always being the dragon? The Negaverse […]

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Parenting Tips

Posted on December 2, 2020

In anticipation of the busy holiday season, I have written a few parenting tips straight from the therapist’s couch. This is all about parenting with nature in mind. Read More

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Mental Wellness in the Corona-Verse

Posted on November 30, 2020

Even the most resilient of you will be experiencing some symptoms of anxiety. Read More

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Family Tips from Megan de Beyer

Posted on November 30, 2020

Tips for families with teens. My body is still adjusting to being indoors, and so are my thoughts and feelings. I see my friends and family, on Zoom chat, putting on a brave front, yet I can see the fear and the dread of further lockdown in their eyes. Read Here

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It’s Stressful Out There

Posted on November 6, 2020

Sometimes you may feel like everything is just too much. There is so much to do that you don’t seem to complete anything properly. Stress arises due to your perception of whether or not you can meet the demands being made on you. Stress is your body’s reaction to situations that overload, frighten, irritate or […]

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11. D.I.V.O.R.C.E. and K.I.D.S – Part 2

Posted on June 7, 2020

We are currently re-editing this podcast, so it is temporarily unavailable. If you are interested in this recording, please email Here’s the second part of our discussion with six intrepid Villagers about their break-ups and their children. They talk about life after divorce, what they’d do differently, what they’ve learned and what advice they’d […]


10. D.I.V.O.R.C.E and K.I.D.S – Part 1

Posted on May 28, 2020

We are currently re-editing this podcast, so it is temporarily unavailable. If you are interested in this recording, please email Splitting up with your partner is bad enough. Trying to make sure your kids are OK is a whole other dimension. We get posts about these kinds of issues all the time on The […]