New Au Pair/Tutor available in the Northern Suburbs, Cape Town

Sitters4U would like to welcome Lounez to the Team! Lounez is based in the Northern Suburbs of Cape Town and is seeking a part-time Au pair position with children aged between 0 and 5 years old. Lounez is also available for tutoring and babysitting. She has completed 2 years of a 4 year B.Ed (foundation  phase) diploma. She has childcare experience as well as tutoring … Continue reading New Au Pair/Tutor available in the Northern Suburbs, Cape Town

New Au Pair Available in the Atlantic Seaboard and West Coast, Cape Town.

Sitters4U would like to welcome Samantha to the Team! Samantha is based in Table View, Cape Town and is seeking a part-time au pair position for kids of any age. Samantha is also available for babysitting. She has experience with kids of all ages and has assisted with homework and setting up study schedules. The families she has worked for adores her. She has 5 … Continue reading New Au Pair Available in the Atlantic Seaboard and West Coast, Cape Town.

Home-Schooling Tips

I heard someone once say… “only the brave teach”, it can be daunting to many. More and more parents are choosing to home-school, taking on the role of teacher too! As a mother and teacher assisting families with homeschooling, I thought I’d share some tips and advice for getting started and organised. First and foremost, in order maintain sanity, I recommend that you have a … Continue reading Home-Schooling Tips

Live-In Executive Au pair Available From November 2017 in Cape Town

Meet Margarite, available in the Atlantic Seaboard area of Cape Town for the summer. Margarite has been part of the Sitters4U team since December 2015.   Margarite is seeking an au pairing job full day and preferably live in from 1 November 2017 onwards with children aged 1 year and upward. Margarite is also available tutoring and babysitting and is capacable of providing PA support. … Continue reading Live-In Executive Au pair Available From November 2017 in Cape Town

Experienced Au pair and Tutor Available in Southern Suburbs, Cape Town

Sitters4U would like to welcome Lauren to the team! Lauren is based in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town and is seeking a part time position, working  with children of all ages. Lauren is available for afternoon, half day au pairing, babysitting and tutoring. She is highly educated, having completed a Masters in Medical Science and Honours in Biochemisty. Lauren is currently  obtaining a Ph.D … Continue reading Experienced Au pair and Tutor Available in Southern Suburbs, Cape Town

Au pair | Home Schooling Teacher |Tutor Available in Stellenbosch from January 2018

Need a Homeschooling Teacher or Au pair in the Helderberg | Stellenbosch | Somerset West areas of Cape Town? Meet Vicki. She has been on the Sitters4U team since 2016 and is available for roles from January 2018.   Vicki is seeking a full-time or part time au pair role from 07h30 onwards mondays to Friday’s with children aged 6 month till 16years old. Vicki … Continue reading Au pair | Home Schooling Teacher |Tutor Available in Stellenbosch from January 2018

Afternoon Au pair Available in Cape Town From Feb 2018

Devon has been part of the Sitters4U team since January 2017. Based in Rondebosch, Devon is looking for a part-time Au Pair role Monday to Friday from 12h00 onwards in the Southern Suburbs/Atlantic Seaboard and CBD in Cape Town from February 2018 with children between the aged anywhere between of 2 and 12 years old. Devon is also available for after hours for babysitting and … Continue reading Afternoon Au pair Available in Cape Town From Feb 2018

Afternoon Au pair and Teacher available in Cape Town from January 2018

Meet Nyasha, she has been on the Sitters4U team since April 2016. Nyasha is currently based in Claremont and is seeking a half day au pair | professional nanny role from 1pm onwards, Monday to Friday in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town from Jan 2018 with children aged 0 to 18 years old. Nyasha is also available is also available for home school teaching … Continue reading Afternoon Au pair and Teacher available in Cape Town from January 2018

The Benefits of Homeschooling

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

Let’s Explore Home Schooling

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

Foundation Phase Teacher Available for Home Schooling in the South Peninsula of Cape Town

Sitters4U.co.za would like to welcome Ilze-Mari to our team. Ilze -Mari  is based in the South Peninsula and is seeking a a long term full time role as a homeschool teacher working with children aged 2 to 11 years old and is also available for tutoring,and babysitting. Ilze-Mari has 10 years of professional childcare experience, since 2005, and has completed a B.Ed. through UPE in foundation … Continue reading Foundation Phase Teacher Available for Home Schooling in the South Peninsula of Cape Town

If You Love Puzzles, Time to Smile!

Mom’s Link Directory is pleased to introduce to you Smile Puzzles and educational toys! Smile Puzzles and Educational toys was established in 2002 by Steve Maree an industrial designer with a vision. Steve loved puzzles and he wanted to provide fun, quality educational toys and puzzles that the whole family could enjoy. With their fun, top-quality range of educational toys and puzzles which is continuously expanding to include … Continue reading If You Love Puzzles, Time to Smile!

Post Grad, Special Needs Teacher Seeking Babysitting Jobs in the South of Cape Town

We’d like to welcome Joanna to our team. Joanna is based in the city bowl of Cape Town and is seeking babysitting jobs with children 0-18. Joanna has 12 years of professional childcare experience and has completed a PGCE in intermediate phase at UCT and is a special needs teacher. She compelted her post grad at UCT in 2012. We love Joanna for being able to … Continue reading Post Grad, Special Needs Teacher Seeking Babysitting Jobs in the South of Cape Town

Vocabulary development: boosting with books

Language Development: Boosting with Books

Experts recommend reading to babies right from birth.  Reading assists in language and concentration development. Simple poems and nursery rhymes can act as ‘stories’ for even the tiniest babies.  Enjoying books together from a young age is probably one of the most important thing you can do to help your child become a reader. Infants can have fun with books long before they know any words. They … Continue reading Language Development: Boosting with Books

Language development: first words

Language Development: Babies First Words

Generally at around 9 to 14 months old, babies say their first words. They will have heard these words, many times before. Usually it will be the name of a familiar person or people. Usually at this age a word is learnt before the meaning is understood. Often a baby is encouraged and will learn through the reaction they receive to accidental words they say. For … Continue reading Language Development: Babies First Words