Whaea Lisa is a mother of two amazing tamariki, Annabelle and Matthew and has been a fabulous Educator with Home Grown Kids for over 5 years.
Whaea Lisa has a split level home with a beautiful large backyard. In the backyard, you find a lovely large dog who just loves to play with tamariki. However when tamariki are getting use to him or they have had enough, then Whaea Lisa is good at putting him away. She also has a cat and sometimes you may even see a baby chicken or two. Downstairs she has a dedicated room set up with lots of awesome play opportunities. Whaea Lisa’s home is only a hop skip and a jump to Victoria Lakes.
ACTIVITIES THEY PROVIDE:
Whaea Lisa loves to take her tamariki out and about to explore nature. Whaea Lisa organises activities most mornings, this might be to go to the library, mainly music or another outing. If she is not down the road at Victoria Lakes at the bird aviary, you might catch her at the park or walking around the gardens. While mornings together are fun packed, afternoons are set aside for rest and relaxation. In addition, because Whaea Lisa acknowledges each tamaiti uniqueness, therefore all of her days are flexibly catered for around tamariki different needs, strengths and interests.
Even though her profession is accounting, she has found that tamariki are her PASSION. This passion has led her into the field of Early Childhood Education. Whaea Lisa adores her role as an Educator, her days are filled with PLAY, exploration, wonder and discovery. Whaea Lisa has great relationships with tamariki and whanau. This is extended to her tamariki who build long lasting relationships with each other. She encourages independence and tamariki just thrive in her care. She has incorporated Te Reo Maori in her practice, for example she uses a karakia before eating kai. Whaea Lisa loves routines and tamariki love knowing what is expected of them. Whaea Lisa believes it is such a pleasure and privilege to be entrusted with whanau most precious possession and share with them the developmental stages and growth of their tamariki. She values the close bonds that she forms with her whanau and provides nothing less, than the same level of care she could wish for, should she herself, be in the need for childcare.
Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm