January, 2017

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Light Shoes for the Kids

There’s something about these light up sneakers that the kids just love. My oldest son who is in elementary school wanted a pair after he saw the other kids wearing them and sold candy and lemonade to earn enough money to get them. I was proud of him for putting in the effort to earn his own money for something he wanted, rather than begging me to buy them for him, but I wished he had saved his money. After seeing my son wear the sneakers around the house, my youngest child, who is a toddler, wanted to have some too.

My youngest child is only a toddler, so she won’t be selling any lemonade or candy for money. My wife and I had to buy the sneakers for her. She had a very specific color that she wanted to wear, because she wanted everyone at the playground to see them. At such a young age, she’s already become a little fashion expert. I can only imagine the kinds of fashion dilemmas she’ll have when she gets older.

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