Psychological Benefits of Exercise for Kids

It is a well known fact that exercise has many physical benefits, but what are the benefits of exercise on your children’s psychological well being? Whether you are partaking in sports, going to a park, climbing the jungle gym or taking a walk, physical activity allows you to unwind, build self esteem, get active and engage with others. Exercise reduces depression and improves your mood. … Continue reading Psychological Benefits of Exercise for Kids

How to set up your Au pair CV to get the Job

At Sitters4U we receive hundred of CV’s from au pairs across the South Africa every month. It would surprise you  then as to how often its difficult then for us to gauge at a glance what childcare experience our applicants have, when they have worked for families, the details of the positions they have worked in, etc. It’s important to structure your CV in a … Continue reading How to set up your Au pair CV to get the Job

New part time Au pair and Babysitter available in Johannesburg

Sitters4u would like to welcome Stephanie to our team. Stephanie is based in Johannesburg, East and is seeking part-time au pair and/or babysitting work. She has over 3 years of childcare experience and is currently working as a marketing assistant. Stephanie matriculated in 2007 and currently holds her Honours in Marketing. We love Stephanie for her vibrant, energetic and enthusiastic nature and her passion for … Continue reading New part time Au pair and Babysitter available in Johannesburg

New Experienced Au pair Available in Johannesburg

Sitters4u would like to welcome Chevawn to our team.     Chevawn is based in Alberton in Johanesburg and is seeking a full time role, working with children of all ages, as an au pair and is also available for baby sitting. Chevawn matriculated in 2016 and is currently completing a child care and au pair course. Chevawn has a passion for working with children … Continue reading New Experienced Au pair Available in Johannesburg

Experienced Au pair and Nanny Available in Johannesburg

Sitters4u would like to welcome Phindi to our team. Phindi is based in Alberton in Johannesburg and is seeking a full-time role working with children of all ages, as an au pair and is also available for babysitting. Phindi completed her matric in 1991 and has completed a course in child psychology and early childhood development. Phindi has a genuine interest and passion for working … Continue reading Experienced Au pair and Nanny Available in Johannesburg

Do Your Kids Need a Pet?

Caring for a pet really is a childhood rite of passage. The excitement of nurturing another being — which quickly becomes a best friend — is incomparable to anything else. The experience creates lifelong memories, and we always remember our first pet. But while it’s obvious that having a pet is entertaining and gives kids the warm fuzzies, did you know it can also positively affect your … Continue reading Do Your Kids Need a Pet?

Everything You Need to Know About Sun Protection for Your Children

Remember how much you marveled at your baby’s smooth skin? Don’t let the sun destroy that beautiful canvas. Ultraviolet sunlight damages the skin and can lead to wrinkles and cancers later on. There is no such thing as a healthy tan; a tan is a sign of sun damage. ALWAYS put sunscreen on your child before going outside. Make a fun game out of it. … Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Sun Protection for Your Children