KTown Book Club: "Busy, Busy Town" by Richard Scarry

As we begin to explore our own neighborhoods and communities around Hamilton, Richard Scarry’s “Busy, Busy Town” will be a valuable resource in our adventure. Through colorful illustrations, and detailed descriptions of the many aspects that make a city, his work has become a timeless piece of children’s literature that is as influential now, as it was then.

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Paul Russumanno
Kindertown Family Guide: February

February weather has been cold, snowy and icy! When you aren’t stuck inside, or shoveling snow, there are tons of opportunities around Hamilton to get out and explore with your family. Between WinterFest, KidsFest and Kindertown’s Date Night in the Neighborhood, there is something for everyone!

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Paul Russumanno
KTown & Friends: Hot Mama Health & Fitness

A former K-Town Mama, …. is now owner of Hot Mama Health and Fitness, Stoney Creek. Being a mom to four children, she knows a thing or two about balancing the a healthy active lifestyle with the daily demand that comes with mom duties. Thankfully for our Kindertown Community, she has offered to not only provide her own tips and tricks to getting a quick workout, but will also be leading weekly classes to help mama’s shake their sillies out!

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Paul Russumanno
Dr. Mary: Build Your Child’s Immune System

With the new Canada Food Guide being released, Dr. Mary offers recommendations to ensure your child receives a healthy and nutritious diet. More importantly, she provides some easy and traditional methods that can help build a strong immune systems that will last a lifetime.

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Paul Russumanno
The Power of Nap: Building the Child's Brain

As adults, the nap is a cherished past time that is rare, elusive and loved by many. It lets us catch up on missed sleep, rest our bones, and shut down our brain for an hour or two. However, for young children, naps are crucial in the development of their intellectual and physical abilities. The importance of naps to young children was reaffirmed by a recent study, showing that kids ability to process and remember information was much higher in those that napped regularly.

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Paul Russumanno
KTown & Friends: Everly & Co.

Gemma is a working professional, mother, and writer. After giving birth to her baby boy Isaiah, and taking time to tend to her little family, Gemma’s passion for writing was reinvigorated. She began exploring the daily struggles, joys and learning curves that come with being a new mom, always reflecting on the little moments, and embracing the big milestones.

This eventually turned into Everly & Co. a blog about millenial motherhood, self-reflection, and raising a baby boy.

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Paul Russumanno