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It seems like every few weeks my SON wants a new pair of shoes. Yes, my son. He just told me he wants another pair. I thought only girls wanted tons of shoes. Anyone else have a son that has tons of sneakers laying around?

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Asked by austinsmom95 at 10:43 AM on Feb. 22, 2011 in Teens (13-17)

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  • No Worries Momma! My son is grown now but, when he was in middle school all the way through high school he wanted a new pair of shoes every time i turned around!LOL:)


    Answer by daisyb at 10:47 AM on Feb. 22, 2011

  • Yes.... But we tell our 14 yr old, he can want them all he wants, that doesn't mean he's getting them... When I know he's grown out of them, then he gets new ones. That's usually about every 3/4 months. He's 155 lbs, 6 foot and wears a 13.5 in shoes, his clothes and shoes aren't cheap...

    Answer by MrsLeftlane at 10:48 AM on Feb. 22, 2011

  • yup they are doing it to impress their peers.

    Answer by gwen20 at 10:48 AM on Feb. 22, 2011

  • I don't remember them wanting new shoes all the time. My children got new shoes when they needed them, usually when they had outgrown or worn out the old ones. In truth, we couldn't have afforded new shoes just because they wanted them, but the good news is that they appreciated the ones they did get and today are all good shoppers and very good money managers. Just because a child wants something doesn't mean he has to have it or even that it's best for him to have it. So, maybe you just need to tell him he has enough shoes for the time being!!!!

    Answer by NannyB. at 10:49 AM on Feb. 22, 2011

  • Yep - my 12 year got a pair of shoes before Christmas, then asked for a pair he wanted at Christmas and now wants another pair.
    He designs them on NIKEID. It's nuts I never thought my boys would be shoe crazy, both them are always asking for shoes.

    Answer by blessedwboysx3 at 10:49 AM on Feb. 22, 2011

  • Thankfully my son doesn't. He only gets new sneakers when he outgrows his.

    Answer by mompam at 10:50 AM on Feb. 22, 2011

  • ~*Nope*~.. my three boys cost me in videogames... Hahahaaha

    Answer by MommaClark3 at 10:54 AM on Feb. 22, 2011

  • Yep. My boys get new shoes about every 6-8 weeks.

    Answer by gemgem at 11:07 AM on Feb. 22, 2011

  • ~*Nope*~.. my three boys cost me in videogames... Hahahaaha

    same here- I buy him 2 MAYBE 3 pairs a year when he either outgrows them or destroys them

    he is always hitting me up for games though

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 11:17 AM on Feb. 22, 2011

  • No. I have to hag mine to go shoe shopping.

    Answer by onethentwins at 2:21 PM on Feb. 22, 2011

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