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Baby Shoe Shopping!

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Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Baby Shoe Shopping!

After a couple months of debating, I finally decided to purchase my little Princess her first pair of shoes.
I've been stalling because I didn't want to run the risk of getting it too early.  She began crawling at 9 months and not too long after that she started walking around the coffee table with little support.  If you asked me two years ago, I would have just gone to target and snatch up the least expensive shoes.  But, I've learned that buying the proper shoes for your little one is key to their growth.  In fact, the wrong ones could mean foot and/or back problems later in life.

Aside from cute little baby booties and pre-walking kicks worn during the cold months, I made it a point to have her wear socks, or just go bare otherwise.  Now that she's approaching that one year mark, I feel that she'll be walking on her own any day now.   Once she gets the hang of it, she'll be able to move up to the next stage at daycare!

On my way to dropping her off at the center, I made a b-line for the mall.  The sales associate at Stride Rite measured her tiny feet, and we picked out this cute sneaker/sandal combo.  It was a bit pricey, but worth every penny!




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4 Comments:

At July 29, 2011 at 12:02 AM , Blogger Q+U said...

Awww too cute! I was just telling DH that I need to take my almost 1 year old to Stride Rite too. I may opt for Buster Brown at Famous Footwear (they have a good sale going now).

 
At July 29, 2011 at 1:17 PM , Blogger {swank}mama said...

You probably saved a lot of money not buying shoes! I spoiled Lil J with like 2-3 pairs of each size of shoes...even when he wasn't walking.

PS: Were our babies switched at birth? Because your little Princess looks more half-Asian than my Lil J {he's half-Jamaican, half-Chinese} haha!!! She's so adorable!

 
At July 29, 2011 at 5:35 PM , Blogger Weather Anchor Mama said...

Q+U, I've got to check out Buster Brown! I'm always up for a sale! {swank}mama, I hear that all the time! Everyone says my baby looks half Asian! She's half Jamaica and half American. Her dad is white! Lil J is so adorable!

 
At July 30, 2011 at 9:07 AM , Blogger Baby Making Mama said...

These pictures and this girl is GORGEOUS! Love the shoes too! :D

 

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