The Benefits of Martial Arts for Kids

Nowadays, our children are victims of the modern world, in which technology is the leading example of how to NOT get raised properly. We let our children expose themselves to the world through their mobile and desktop devices and often forget how exercise is important. Apart from exercise and movement as a prerequisite of every child, the values in life such as self-control, confidence, strength … Continue reading The Benefits of Martial Arts 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

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

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?

Kids and Scuba Diving

If children under the age of 12 are physically, mentally and emotionally able to handle the skills and understanding the knowledge needed to scuba dive and the thirst to learn, he or she should be able to get certified. In my experience with my kids, children today are learning concepts crucial to understanding the risks involved in scuba at a younger age than previous generations. … Continue reading Kids and Scuba Diving

Yoga for Kids

Introducing your children to yoga at an early age can help them learn healthy lifestyle habits and set the foundation for a fit future. Here is a kid-friendly yoga pose to get your family practice started with an easy breathing technique: It’s that time again—book bags are rolling and pupils nationwide have returned to school. While anxiety is natural, practicing yoga and certain breathing techniques can … Continue reading Yoga for Kids

Hard working, B.Ed Graduate Au pair Seeking a Long Term Role in Any Area Around Cape Town.

We’d like to welcome Vicki to our team. Vicki is based in False bay and is seeking a long term full time role working with children aged 6 months to 16 years old and is also available for  home school teaching and babysitting. Vicki has 5 years of professional childcare experience and has completed a B.Ed. through Unisa in foundation phase. Vicki is a hard … Continue reading Hard working, B.Ed Graduate Au pair Seeking a Long Term Role in Any Area Around Cape Town.