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

Online Workshop

Posted on December 2, 2020

Raising Happy, Conscious Teens. Understanding & Connecting with your Teen Find Out More

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What your Teen needs from You

Posted on December 2, 2020

I created a focus group of teens age 15 – 16 to answer a survey about what they need from their parents, and the results are fascinating. See the Results Parenting Mindset As parents we spend a lot of time in judgement mode or trying to take control. This does not work with teenagers who […]

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Two Minutes with Megan de Beyer on Parenting Teens in a Pandemic

Posted on November 17, 2020

Psychologist Megan de Beyer on supporting teenagers through the pandemic. Parent24 has invited a number of local experts to weigh in on how the COVID-19 pandemic, and subsequent lockdown, has affected families across South Africa – in just 2 minutes! Listen Here

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Parenting in a Pandemic

Posted on October 5, 2020

A psychologist shares what brave South Africa moms and dads have reported about their experience of parenthood during the time of Covid-19 Wellness Magazine October – December 2020 Read More

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7. The Resilience Toolkit

Posted on April 11, 2020

We are currently re-editing this podcast, so it is temporarily unavailable. If you are interested in this recording, please email howtoraiseamail@gmail.com “You can’t protect your children from trauma, but you can prepare them for it.” In our special bonus podcast, Gabi Lowe (from Episode 6) and Pippa Shaper share some of the tools they’ve created […]

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6. Tracking Down Joy

Posted on April 2, 2020

We are currently re-editing this podcast, so it is temporarily unavailable. If you are interested in this recording, please email howtoraiseamail@gmail.com In 2012, aged 17, Jenna Lowe was diagnosed with primary pulmonary hypertension. It’s degenerative and incurable. In this Village Live, Jenna’s mom, Gabi, shares the extraordinary insights she gained from having to face every […]

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4. More Than a Game?

Posted on March 15, 2020

We are currently re-editing this podcast, so it is temporarily unavailable. If you are interested in this recording, please email howtoraiseamail@gmail.com We love seeing our kids succeed. But what happens when winning becomes the only thing that matters? Is it worth sacrificing a childhood? And can parents push too hard? Megan De Beyer talks to […]

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1. In The Beginning

Posted on February 11, 2020

We are currently re-editing this podcast, so it is temporarily unavailable. If you are interested in this recording, please email howtoraiseamail@gmail.com The Village was born in February 2017 to parents Vanessa Raphaely and Megan De Beyer – one an editor, the other a psychologist, both mothers of teenagers who were beginning to drive them crazy. […]

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