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Baby’s First Haircut in Hamilton: Zeko’s Barbershop

Our little guy comes from a line of men with very good hair.  He gets it from his dad’s side of the family.  Toddler, his dad, and his grandpa have different hair colours but they share the exact same hair line.  Other than that time I put a little newborn hat on our sweet pea […]

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Finding Licensed Childcare for Your Toddler in Hamilton

I don’t live under a rock, and if you don’t either it’s no surprise to you that finding childcare or daycare for your baby or toddler is tough.  I’d long read stories of insanely long wait lists in Toronto, and had figured that arranging childcare should be a priority during my mat leave, but I […]

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My Parenting Journey

Hey there!

Welcome to Raising Hamilton!  The idea for this site has been brewing in my mind since I became pregnant in 2016 and was a brand new mama to be in a brand new city, Hamilton, Ontario.  I literally didn’t have a family doctor, didn’t have any local friends, and barely knew my way around the […]

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