Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Finn's First Shoes

Now that Finn is walking more and more, I figured it was finally time to get him his first pair of shoes. I wasn't sure how he would react to having something on his feet, as he's never worn shoes before (I've put shoes off with all my kids until they were walking), and I've never been able to keep socks on him. So he's been a barefoot boy for over two years now.

I was a little torn on what to go with for him. Do we put him in some kind of "special" shoe? He doesn't wear orthotics, and, though I'm not an expert, I haven't noticed anything indicating that he needs orthotics. So "special" shoes (whatever those might be) seem kind of unnecessary. I decided to start with Pedipeds. These were the first shoes Lilah wore, and I loved them. They're all-leather, soft-soled (but durable enough for outside), and lightweight - in other words, not too cumbersome or restricting. Plus, they're super cute, and when you're a cool little dude like Finn, you gotta have the stylin' kicks.





But alas, he figured out very quickly how to take them off. So we'll see. I sure do like these shoes. But I think I'll try some Converse sneakers that tie next.

7 comments:

Kristin said...

I got Max some shoes that I thought were great, too. Until he discovered the velcro. Ugh.

Jen said...

Oh my gosh, he is so stinkin adorable!

diane rene said...

those are too flippin cute!

Alex and Kristi said...

Those are the cutest shoes!!!

Stephanie said...

Gosh Lisa I just want to jump through the screen and give him a great big hug, he's just so danged cute!

Lisa said...

Those are seriously stylin! Just wish they made tie versions :) We live for converse in this house :)

Angelle said...

I love those shoes! A generation ago, it seemed that the wisdom went to stiff, restrictive shoes that "form" the foot. Now the shoes seem to conform to the foot -- as close to barefoot as possible. So nice.