I used to read my kids a book called Growing Up Feet, by Beverly Cleary. It’s a sweet story about a couple of preschool twins whose mother takes them to the shoe store because she thinks they’ve outgrown their old shoes. The store owner, Mr. Markel, being an honest man, tells them their feet haven’t grown enough to warrant new ones. Imagine!
So when I saw a little girl on the news sitting at her school desk in flip-flops, it started me thinking. Read the rest of my blog at www.familyfieldguide.com.