Play Time: Manners Managed

We have spoken about the importance of manners in previous posts, especially for older children, but at what point can we really start teaching our little ones the intricacies of manner culture? Of course we lead by example and aim to show courtesy in our behavior in front of children, which of course does ingrain in their young minds, but what and when can we … Continue reading Play Time: Manners Managed

Experienced Night Nurse/ Au Pair in Southern Suburbs, Cape Town

Sitters4U would like to welcome Bianca to the Team! Bianca is based in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town and she is seeking a full time night nurse or au pair position with children age 0 to 3 years old. Bianca is also available for babysitting. She has over 4 years of professional childcare experience and has completed an Advanced Certificate in Child Psychology. Bianca … Continue reading Experienced Night Nurse/ Au Pair in Southern Suburbs, Cape Town

Au Pairing: Is it for Everyone?

What Au pair Wannabe’s Should Know: Many young people go through a time in their lives where they are easily attracted to the life of being an au pair because from the outside it looks like easy money. “I’ll just be looking after a couple of kids. No problem!” But is this what au pairing really is about, or do we need to re-educate society … Continue reading Au Pairing: Is it for Everyone?

Physical Benefits of being Active for Kids

I remember spending most of my childhood outside, playing, not sitting with my ipad (we never had hand held devices back then) or watching TV, like most kids nowadays. What’s the result of this sedentary lifestyle coupled with the intake of junk food on our kids? There are more children and teens overweight or obese now than ever before. It’s important for our children to … Continue reading Physical Benefits of being Active for Kids

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