I am fortunate enough to have a husband who is a very involved father. Like most mothers, I tend to be the one who worries about meals, bed times, laundry, discipline, structure and routines. My husband is the one who is more likely to fool around with our children being silly and creating laughs. This is probably why he came up with a fantastic way … Continue reading The Body Bath Time Song
Last week we explored the advantages of homeschooling, of course like with any educational system there are potential disadvantages. Today we explore these and how to combat them. Continue reading The Disadvantages of Homeschooling and How to Deal with Them
If you haven’t been living under a rock for the last 10 years, chances are you have an online presence. On Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or one of the multitudes of platforms available these days for social media. It’s a great idea to check out your public social presence when you are in process of seeking a new role. I recommend using a device you don’t … Continue reading Interview Tips for Au Pairs: Clean up your Online Profiles
Sitters4U has a new au pair position available immediately with our family client based in NorthCliff, Johannesburg. The client is seeking a professional tertiary educated day time weekend au pair who is a non smoker and has at least 5 years of experience working with infants and toddlers to take care of their 2 children aged 4 and 2 years old, the family is also … Continue reading Long Term Weekend Au pair Required in Northcliff, Johannesburg
Sitters4U has a new night nurse position available immediately with our family client based in NorthCliff, Johannesburg. The client is seeking a professional tertiary educated night nurse who is a non smoker and has at least 5 years of experience working with infants to take care of the families child during the night, who is currently aged 16 months old. The family is also expecting … Continue reading Weekend Night Nurse Required in NorthCliff, Johannesburg
Continuing from last week’s post introducing the exploration of homeschooling, this week let’s take a look at some of the benefits of homeschooling: When a child is homeschooling we have the opportunity to teach children that learning is not a chore, but exciting and fun. We can control what our children learn and when they learn it. While department requirements in terms of content covered … Continue reading The Benefits of Homeschooling
Nolwazi is currently is based in Johannesburg East, and is immediately available. She completed her Honors in Industrial Psychology at the University of Johannesburg with an undergraduate degree in Social Science. She has a passion for child care and is a mom herself. She is available for afternoon, weekday au pair roles. Continue reading New Afternoon Au pair Available in Johannesburg
No matter what sort of job you are interviewing for, in any industry, its easy to stress out and become tense without even realizing its happening. Au pair interviews can be even more so. Parents are generally used to doing interviews. They are usually also quite nervous and a lot of the time don’t even know what to ask. At Sitters4U we provide clients with … Continue reading Interview Tips for Au pairs: Breathe and Relax
In South Africa’s current educational climate, with service delivery and comprehension standards rapidly dropping, it’s no wonder that parents across the country are reaching out for alternatives, let’s explore homeschooling. Continue reading Let’s Explore Home Schooling
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?
Sitters4U would like to welcome Bronwyn to our childcare Team!! Bronwyn is based in the Randburg, Johannesburg and is seeking a long term full day au pair or night nursing position with children aged between 0 and 5 years old. Bronwyn is also available for babysitting. She has over 20 years of childcare experience and has completed a nursing diploma. She is seeking a salary … Continue reading Experienced Au Pair available in the Northern Suburbs of JHB
Yolande is from Northcliff, Johannesburg. She’s a barrel of fun and her bubbly personality is contagious. Yolande has a never ending happy smile and a laugh that touches your heart. The lady was born to be with children, right down to the twinkle in her eyes when she talks about them. She gives her all to the children during child play including hide & seek, tree climbing and mud cakes. Outside fun is what it’s all about. She has a 2 year Child Day Care certificate, plenty of experience and references. She is seeking night nursing and au pairing roles in and around NorthCliff, Johannesburg. What a magical being! Continue reading Mature au pair available in and around NorthCliff, Johannesburg
So you have been selected for an interview for an au pair role but don’t know how to dress? Yes, we know its a little confusing. When interviewing for an au pair or nanny position it can be a little tougher to decide what to wear than interviewing for a corporate role. Being an au pair means being involved in the families life on a … Continue reading Interview Tips for Au pairs: How to Dress
Sitters4U has a new long term au pair position available immediately with our family client based in Parkmore, Johannesburg. The client is seeking a professional au pair who is a non smoker and experience working with school aged children to assist in the care of the families 2 children, aged 8 and 10 years old. The role entails assisting with homework, lifting the children from … Continue reading Part time, long term au pair required in Parkmore, Johannesburg
How do we fix this problem?
We have to go back to the basics, we have to offer our children a well-balanced lifestyle, we have to set limits. Continue reading Dealing with Learning Difficulties