The excitement about getting a new pair of shoes is timeless! For some reason getting new school shoes always seemed even more fun! This year my littles are so excited to walk into the new school year with their new Pediped shoes! Exceptional quality, unsurpassed comfort, and distinctive styling have made the award-winning company the fastest growing children’s footwear brand in the United States. BUT, kids don’t care about the awards so lucky for you the styles are contemporary, but not so trendy they go out of style before your kids grow out of them. The style is even more important with Pediped because the Flex Fit technology allows your kids to comfortably wear the same shoes even longer!
We don’t wear our shoes much during the summer so we decided to test out the Flex® Leana this summer courtesy of Pediped®. These adorable sandals have been my little adventurer’s favorite footwear this summer. They are surprisingly easy for her to run in and the stubbed toes I anticipated haven’t happened once. She loves the bright pink velcro straps and comfy insole. I love the breathable leather lining, flexible rubber sole and approval by the American Podiatric Medical Association for promoting healthy foot development. The Leana’s also have Memory Foam Technology™ (MFT™) which acts like a custom insole by shaping perfectly to your child’s foot and supporting it in all the right places. MFT™ also provides excellent absorption, prevents foot slippage in the shoe, and ensures a secure, comfortable fit. While my other girls were loosing their summer sandals or complaining about hot shoes, the Leana’s have been cool, comfortable and way to get in and off. My daughter has worn these sandals for long walks, climbing over rocks, at the beach, to the park, and even in a canoe. Through all these adventures these sandals have taken a beating this summer, but you wouldn’t know it to look at them. We are loving the durability of Pediped® so much that we knew they would be great back to school shoes.
This school year my little fashionista will be rocking the Flex® Dani Blue Sparkle courtesy of Pediped®. They are purple and sparkly and everything she has ever dreamed of. The look on her face when she first saw them was priceless! I wish I had captured it! I love the all natural rubber sole, mesh lining, Flex Fit System ™, and approval by the American Podiatric Medical Association for promoting healthy foot development. The healthy foot development is super important for my little fashionista because she has intoeing, which just means her toes point in a little when she walks. The specialist we saw said shoes approved by the American Podiatric Medical Association was the most important thing we could do for her while she out grows this. I was worried this would mean she would be wearing clunky or ugly shoes, but she constantly receives compliments on her sparkly shoes!
The biggest problem with Pediped® footwear is choosing a style. The water shoes are next on our list to try, but there are so many fun styles to choose! The Flex® River and the Flex® Sahara are water shoes that are stylish enough to wear around on land. It’s comforting knowing we can pick a variety of styles and know it will not impact my little ladies’ healthy foot development.
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. Pediped® has received numerous industry awards and accolades including recognition from Earnshaw’s, the premier media resource serving the children’s market. In 2015 Pediped® was recognized by the Footwear Industry Awards as the Children’s Footwear Brand of the Year and earned a 2016 Earnie Award from Earnshaw’s magazine as the Footwear Brand of the Year. For more information, visit www.pediped.com.
**Update December 2018**
My daughter has been wearing her Pediped Flex® Dani Blue Sparkle since the summer and she has out grown them before the soles have worn out. THIS IS A FAMILY FIRST! We have our next pair of Pediped Flex on delivery and cannot wait for them to arrive!