This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Stride Rite. All opinions are 100% mine.
The best advice I ever got in life was to always buy the best shoes and the best mattress. You’ll spend half your life in one and the other half in the other. With that in mind, I’ve always been a fan of Stride Rite shoes for my kids. I have three busy little boys who love to run, jump and climb, and with all of that activity comes a lot of muddy clothes and scraped knees. Keeping them in the right shoes to help them stay comfortable, agile and less likely to trip and fall. I’m really excited that they have come out with the new Surprize shoes available exclusively at Target. These shoes have three amazing benefits.
- Comfort – With a generous fit and all memory foam footbeds, they ensure great comfort for your kids
- Fit – Featuring very flexible outsoles allowing for an agile, natural step and growth
- Durability – The rubber toes ensure durability
We headed to our nearest Target to check out the Surprize for boys range. It was perfect timing because I’ve noticed that both the older boys have been outgrowing their shoes this summer, and they’ve been complaining about them being too tight. I was slightly worried because they are both REALLY picky about what they wear. Dexter is obsessed with the color blue, and he won’t even try on anything that isn’t that color. Daniel is not quite so bad, as he at least will take anything that is green or orange. So imagine my surprise and relief when we were able to find shoes to satisfy them both?! Unlike previous shoe shopping trips, we were able to find exactly the right styles within minutes. And even better, they are easy to take on and off, so both boys were able to do it all by themselves! We also checked out the Surprize for girls range while we were there, and I’ll admit it did make me a little broody. I kept imagining buying my own daughter cute shoes. Maybe one day… I have to admit that even with his skinned knees and bruised shins, these adorable shoes really look good. You can see the quality shining through, and I know that they are going to last a while. Or at least until they outgrow them. But the awesome thing is that because they are so durable, I can pass them down kid to kid and save money in the future! Once we got them home, the boys both insisted on going outside to “test them out.” This basically involved jumping off our porch over and over again and seeing how far they could go. Dexter insisted his shoes were magic and allowed him to fly. Who was I to argue? He also kept looking up at me wonderingly and saying, “Mommy! My feet don’t hurt no more!” I’ll admit it made me feel a bit guilty that I didn’t buy him new shoes before! Stride Rite has been a step ahead of kids since 1919. They know what our little ones are like and how important a good shoe is to keeping our kids safe and fit. Surprize is an exclusive line of cute and comfy shoes by Stride Rite, available only at Target. They focus on cute and comfy, two things that moms look for and kids expect. Shop Surprize by Stride Rite in store at Target or Target.com. And check them out on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Which Surprize shoe would your little one love the most?