I am a mom to 2 kids, a boy and a girl. Thanks to some super generous cousins who have given us plenty of their gently used hand-me-down clothes, we’ve tried many types of baby shoes over the years. For babies who are just learning to walk, I definitely prefer a soft sole shoe. It helps the baby to feel the ground and prevents them from getting tripped up on some chunky, heavy soles. Baby Shoes to Avoid While we’ve worn some darling sandals and flip-flops, those are difficult to keep on. Shoes that constantly fall off baby’s feet are
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Watching a child learn how to walk is fascinating. I recently had the privilege one more time as Lily moved from all fours to running on two legs. Babies do best learning to walk barefoot. It allows them to use their toes to balance. Often new walkers who are first put in shoes will have a hard time for a few hours as they learn to use their feet differently. Shoes like Robeez allow a baby to have some (very cute) foot protection while still giving them full freedom to use their toes and flex their feet as they should.
When my husband is working a lot of overtime I get tempted. Wandering through the grocery store, those cute little boxes of disposable diapers sing their siren song, “I’m so much easier, you can do a little less laundry since this week is so busy.” I begin to falter, reaching out towards a particular favorite brand, realizing no, I don’t want the smaller package, because then I have to worry about running out. But the price sets me back a bit. $20 for the big box. I look at my cart. $20 adds a lot to a grocery bill. Especially
There are as many ways to approach potty training as there are children in diapers. Even in the same family, different kids will require a different way of learning. But there is one thing about potty training that I think needs to be made very clear: Potty training is a process, not an event. Think of it like weaning your child to solid food. You wouldn’t ever expect them to go straight from getting all or most of their nutrition from bottle or breast to getting all of it from solid food. Their little bodies, minds and habits need to