Fitting Children's Shoes

Padded Socks for Kids Who Play Soccer – Extra Padding to Prevent Blisters

Has your child developed blisters from playing soccer? Padded soccer socks are designed to provide a shield between your child’s feet and the cleats. The right pair can work wonders, absorbing shock, reducing pressure points, and preventing blisters from forming below your child’s feet or on the back of the heels. This simple piece of […]

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What is the Widest Adidas Soccer Cleat for Kids? – Leather Made and Durable!

Does your child have wide feet and wants a pair of Adidas soccer cleats? Many children refuse to wear cleats that are not made by popular shoe brands such as Nike or Adidas. Cleats aren’t just about swag or color; they’re about fit and function. However, when children are not happy about how a particular […]

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Preventing Intoeing in Toddlers with Supportive Shoes

Intoeing, sometimes referred to as “pigeon toes”, is a condition where a child’s feet turn inward when walking or standing. This condition commonly begins in infancy and, in some cases, resolves naturally as children grow. But sometimes, it does linger and can lead to challenges down the road such as balance issues, coordination, and walking […]

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Best Alternatives to the 990 New Balance Kids’ Shoe – Top 3 Alternatives!

I work for a specialized children’s shoe store and parents often ask me if the 990 by New Balance is the best shoe for kids, especially those dealing with foot issues (flat feet, in-toeing, toe walking, etc.) The 990 series, known for its support and fit (accommodates wide feet and orthotics), is really one of […]

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How to Prevent Blisters for Kids Who Play Soccer – Extra Cushion and Padding

Blisters are common when children play soccer, but the good news is that they’re preventable. My goal is to show you a list of soccer cleats and socks that will help your children keep playing the game they love without the pain and setbacks of blisters. I am a shoe fitter with over a decade […]

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HEYDUDE Shoes for Kids Who Wear AFOs – Are They the Right Fit for Your Child?

AFOs play an essential role in providing support, stability, and improved mobility for a range of conditions affecting your child’s feet and legs. There are many shoe brands and styles out there, and you need to make sure that you provide your child with the correct pair of shoes as they can make all the […]

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Kids’ Shoes for PattiBob Orthotics – Supportive, Extra Deep, Round Toe-Boxes, and Removable Insoles

The key focus of PattiBob orthotics is to improve your child’s foot posture and walking gait by stabilizing your child’s feet and ankles. These orthotics can also help prevent foot and leg pain, and allow your child to perform his or her daily activities without discomfort. It’s not just about the orthotic itself, though. The […]

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PattiBob Orthotics for Kids – Find Out If They Are the Right Orthotic for Your Child

Have you noticed any changes in the way that your child stands or walks? Do you suspect that your child has flat feet or another foot condition that is throwing his or her posture out of alignment? Some medical professionals recommend that children wear orthotics but don’t specify which ones to get. PattiBob orthotics are […]

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Trending Shoes for Kids in 2024 – Stylish and Functional

As a shoe fitter with over a decade of experience fitting children’s shoes I keep a vigilant eye on the evolving world of children’s footwear fashion. In 2024 there has been a fresh array of shoe trends for kids, and I have noticed that many children are more vocal about their likes and dislikes. I […]

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Find Out Which Cascade Orthotic is Better for Your Child

Has your child been diagnosed with a foot condition and your pediatric orthopedic specialist recommended a pair of Cascade orthotics but didn’t specify which one to get? Are you unsure which Cascade orthotic you should buy based on the degree of your child’s foot condition? Cascade orthotics stand out in the pediatric realm for their […]

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