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Teaching Your Child How To Tie Laces

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Teaching Your Child How To Tie Laces

Although most schools recommend Velcro shoes in order to save time and energy, often children want to learn how to tie their own laces. It's also an activity that helps fine motor skills and dexterity, so it's a helpful skill regardless of the type of shoes your child usually wears. We'll share the three most common ways to teach your child to tie a solid knot and bow.  Start by letting your child hold a shoe in their lap or on a table in front of them. You can sit next to them with a shoe as well and show each...

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FAQ - The kids feet edition

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FAQ - The kids feet edition

We get a lot of questions about children’s feet and what parents should consider when shopping for shoes. So here are my answers to some of the most common questions we get:   Q: How fast does my child’s feet grow? A: Feet grow the fastest during your child’s first three years. You should have their feet measured every three months to make sure that their shoes are fitting good, and don’t be surprised if you have to buy a bigger pair every 3-6 months. On average, your child’s feet can grow 6 inches in their first 10 years! Yikes!...

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Why do we carry Stride Rite shoes?

Feet Footwear

Why do we carry Stride Rite shoes?

There are a lot of different shoe brands out there for kids. But for the last several years I have chosen to carry Stride Rite shoes. I’m going to tell you why! Whether your child is outgrowing their indoor shoes at school, or you want to make sure you get your child’s size for spring - come in and we will be happy to size your child and get them fitted with a great pair of shoes! Stride Rite loves feet Specifically your child’s feet. Small feet require big care and Stride Rite understands the significance of every step. Every single...

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