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Lincoln takes his walking very seriously. Ever since he took his first steps he has been practicing non-stop and it has paid off. Grass, pavement, sand, carpet – you name it, he can walk on it (except water, he definitely can’t walk on water). We owe this to the fact that he hardly ever wears shoes. Mom tries to put shoes on him because she thinks they are cute but even I admit that he does better without them. We try to put the leather slippers on him if he is in public but 90% of the time he goes barefoot.

Here he is walking to the grocery store on the pavement.

We’ve been told that it is better for children to learn to walk without shoes on. It helps them with balancing because they can feel and use their toes. Based on our experience so far I would say this is sound advice. Too bad there are so many cute shoes out there! Sometimes I get my way and he wears his Little Soles Squeaky Shoes. These are super cute and squeak each time he takes a step. The squeaker can also be removed, and don’t worry, I didn’t pay full price, I got a Steal of a deal!

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