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I love a soft leather sole for children’s shoes. The soft flexibility allows a child’s foot to develop normally yet still protects it from the grime and sharp thingies on the ground. So, of course, pediped Originals shoes have earned their place on the top of my list for kiddos under the age of two. This spring pediped is introducing a new slip resistant leather sole to their 2012 Spring/Summer collection.

pediped Originals New Sole

pediped Originals are designed for to be a child’s first shoes. As children learn to walk they shuffle their feet and experts say it is important for them to feel the floor. A flexible sole like pediped Originals is ideal when bare feet aren’t practical. pediped Originals also have a roomy toebox to allow the feet to move and grow properly. The child’s feet develop naturally without relying on the support of the shoe and feel comfortable. The velcro fasteners help parents get the shoes on and adjust for optimal fit.

The new slip resistant leather sole features a slip resistant diamond design on the same high quality leather sole pediped has been known for. My little man loved running around in his. I just wish he wasn’t so big (can’t believe he’s two already!) and about to outgrow them. He’d be wearing these for a long time otherwise.

New Sole Review Video

About pediped

pediped® footwear was founded in 2004 by Angela and Brian Edgeworth in their quest for the perfect soft-soled shoe for their first daughter. Exceptional quality, unsurpassed comfort and distinctive styling have made the award winning company the fastest-growing children’s footwear brand in the United States. pediped® footwear has been awarded the American Podiatric Medical Association Seal of Acceptance for the promotion of healthy foot development, and preeminent orthopedic medical professionals, Dr. Mininder S. Kocher and Dr. Thomas W. Vorderer, deem pediped shoes an excellent choice for parents/caregivers who want their children’s feet to develop naturally and healthily. In 2011 Earnshaw’s, the premier media resource serving the children’s market recognized pediped® with Earnshaw’s Earnie Awards for Company of the Year and Best Footwear.

To Buy or Not to Buy

To Buy… pediped Originals shoes are some of the best out there and the slip resistant sole just makes them better.

Or Not to Buy… At $33 a pair, little man is not going to end up with a closet full of these shoes, but he doesn’t need one. These shoes last and will be outgrown long before they wear out. His baby cousin will love wearing them too, making them a great value for $33.

Shop! pediped 2012 Spring and Summer Originals shoes are available now at www.pediped.com for $33 a pair.

Win! A Pair of pediped Originals with the New Slip Resistant Sole!

How to Enter: Visit pediped and check out the shoes. Leave a comment here telling us what style is your favorite.

Earn Extra Entries – valid only after completing the first required entry. Please leave a separate comment for each you do.

Giveaway ends February 17. Open to US residents only.

Winner will receive his/her a pair of pediped originals in boy or girl and size requested. Requests for a particular style cannot be accommodated. Thanks to pediped for providing a sample and giveaway prizes. As always, opinions are my own.

Malia

Malia

After a year and a half of motherhood, Malia is finding life as a full time work-outside-the-home mom much, much more rewarding and both more and less challenging than she expected. She's constantly amazed by the wonderful new little person in her life and all his antics, but also thoroughly enjoys leaving him in loving care while she works in "grown up land" (on most days anyway). Her family will soon be growing as they plan to welcome a baby girl into the family this winter. Her impending arrival has everyone excited and a little freaked out (except for baby Jack, who at 18 months is still blissfully clueless).

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    My favorite style is the Jake.

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    I like the Isabella style best for my 18mo. Cute shoes, great giveaway!

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    I like the stella in pink sparkle!

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    I Love the Grip n Go Lilah – Fuchsia, Light Pink

    Same name as my daughter!

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    My favorite shoes are the Flex Daniel – Black for a toddler boy.

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