Getting the right fit with Start-Rite Shoes

It is almost back to school time and time to start the hunt for the perfect school shoes. I am really lucky that my kids feet grow slowly, but even I was shocked when we did our measurements over the summer to discover Sebby has gone up two shoe sizes, whereas Eliza and Isaac are just half a size up. A Start-Rite survey regarding parent priorities revealed 80 per-cent of parents let shoe fitting drop to the bottom of the list when buying school uniform even though half of parents surveyed knew wrong size school shoes could cause their child future foot problems. Thanks to lockdown, measuring …

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Treads Girls Shoes

#Win a pair of Treads School Shoes for Christmas

It’s coming up to the most expensive time of year and research has shown that many families will have to replace school shoes over the Christmas period, for a number of reasons. My children tend to grow at a slow and consistent level, whereby some of my friends children seem to jump up a couple of shoe sizes in just a matter of weeks. What fits them one week doesn’t the next and it can be a very frustrating and expensive time. Eliza got her first pair of Treads School shoes back in March 2019 and I am amazed to …

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Back to School with Brantano

I cannot believe I am saying this but it is time to start thinking of picking up the kid’s school uniform already as the new term starts in just a couple more weeks. I always recommend your start buying new uniform essentials as early into the summer as possible as the size you need invariably goes out of stock if you leave it to the last-minute, or the shops become packed solid with people all trying to get feet measured and buy shoes. A couple of weeks ago we were invited to our local Brantano to check out their new …

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