What Our Parents Say:
‘Having been part of them Stems family for over 7 years I can highly recommend them. We found Stems very last minute at a stressful time when another provider fell though. Stems went out of their way to help us and we ended up with an even better arrangement. They have a lot of knowledge around child development and best ways to support and grow our amazing little people. All of the carers are loving and supportive and continually go out of their way to do some amazing things. We have done gymnastics, swimming, music, nature play – all sorts of wonderful activities and learning that has been so beneficial in our children’s development. Thanks for all you do in growing our future.’ Dalice, Howick.
‘Steph and the team are fantastic. We struck gold when we were connected to our son’s carer. She is truly amazing. Our little boy was not responding well to daycare at all. It was awful. Lots of tears, refusing sleep and food. Once he started with her, he immediately began to grow in confidence and has simply thrived. No more tears, just lots of smiles and lovely experiences. We all couldn’t be happier!’ Claire, Howick.
‘I have been a Stems homebased educator since January 2018. I have found Stems to be professional, supportive and very generous with their time and resources. Stems offers relevant professional development for me as an qualified teacher as well as fun social events with other educators. The playgroups that they run for the Stems tamariki are well planned and resourced. My care children really enjoy the weekly flips and tumbles session as well as other fun outings we attend that are organised by Stems. The Stems children are all thriving socially and the learning that happens through the individual planning based on interests is so rewarding to watch. In the past I have worked with other agencies but I would not recommend them as highly as I recommend Stems from Home.’ Louise, Leeston
‘Thank you for your efforts to communicate with us. I have helped many people through conflicts in the workplace and have heard about many situations from a Manager’s perspective on dealing with such matters. I believe that you couldn’t have handled the situation any better on a professional and personal level. As a parent, I felt that I was walked through the process of disengaging each step of the way. Professionally you were able to maintain client centredness by respecting and working in plans to suit the families as they wish.’ Marina, Manukau.
‘Because you have such an incredible understanding of the children in your care and all the extra work you do with them on a daily basis.’ Kate, Highland Park
‘Thanks for all you do to facilitate, support and encourage this special relationship.’ Michelle, Maraetai.
‘Just also wanted to say how happy we are with the care our Stems Educator provides! She’s awesome with our baby and our older son loves going there! She really treats them as they are her own! Couldn’t be happier! Thank you so much!’ Margie, Botany
‘When our oldest gets back to our Educator’s house after kindy she tries to cram in a whole day of fun into two hours, very cute. The other night when she went to bed she asked if it was only “one more sleep before (Educator’s name) house”. Our baby flaps her arms in excitement when we see our Educator in the mornings so we are very lucky to have found her to look after the girls, thanks so much Emma. Sally, Half Moon Bay.