Screen Shot 2014-09-07 at 4.44.03 PM

Livie & Luca have recalled 5,600 of their children’s shoes including two styles: Carta and Cotton. The Carta style Mary Jane shoes are canvas, solid color shoes stitched to a tan sole with a fabric strap and a brown wooden button. The Carta shoes are blue, fuchsia or gray. The Cotton style Mary Jane canvas shoes have a stitched tan rubber sole and a colored fabric strap with a dandelion printed on a pink square button and a gingham or polka-dot cotton interior lining. The cotton shoes are yellow, green or red. Both the Carta and the Cotton style shoes […] Continue reading →


PLAE footwear is full of fun and funky styles for fall. With a rugged and flexible design, PLAE footwear is durable, washable, and customizable. Not only are the shoes created to fit the natural development of children’s feet, but they use the scientific advances of elite athlete’s footwear designers. Emme and Ty are the most popular styles for the Girls collection, but they will soon have some competition from the new-to-fall hi-tops and boots being introduced. PLAE shoes have dynamic traction, superior toe protection, shock absorption, and washable, anti-microbial inserts to keep germs and odors at bay. A hint of […] Continue reading →


With this gorgeous hot weather comes dirty shoes with mud caked soles, wet clothes and sand filled car seats. Thankfully, they have the best pair of shoes to combat all of the above. I’ve always said that the best pair of shoes are the ones that you can throw in the washing machine and dryer. Pediped sent us samples from their summer Adventure Line and my three kids have worn them quite literally around North America. From California and Michigan to Ontario, Canada, these shoes have been worn in all conditions and yet they wash up beautifully. Although these shoes […] Continue reading →


I’m all for buying products made in North America, in fact I have a post brewing about Fair Trade and locally sourced products. The brand ShoeString Shoes™ has just announced the launch of their new  United Shoes of America™ shoe line, the only children’s sneaker brand made entirely from U.S. materials and components. Featuring styles with red, white and blue colors, the collection will debut July 4th at select online and retail locations including Lively Kids and  Additionally, it will be available at later in July. Unlike many locally produced fashions, these shoes won’t cost you an arm and a leg. […] Continue reading →

Vans_Sk8-Hi Slim_(Hello Kitty) plushtrue white_Women's

Hello cuteness! Sanrio and Vans have just released information on their new Vans x Hello Kitty collection to commemorate 40 years of Hello Kitty. This new collection for women and kids will feature Vans Classics designs inspired by Hello Kitty’s vintage products from the ‘70s. Inspired by beloved Hello Kitty plush, the Vans Sk8-Hi Slim uses plush sidewall detailing and features an embroidered face and red bow details. Two offerings of the Authentic include an all-over Hello Kitty print taken from an original tote bag Sanrio offered in the ‘70s and a one-of-a-kind print that blends Hello Kitty’s cute face […] Continue reading →

fathers day shoes

Well now, how perfectly timed was this release? Akid recently debuted their new father and son shoe collection, just in time for Father’s Day. If your significant other is a dapper dad, this stylish gift idea may be right up his alley. The Akid Father’s Day Collection features a limited edition Birdie style in both men and child sizes. Thanks to the unisex style of the children’s shoe, it could work for both boys and girls. Akid was founded by Matthew George and his wife, Ashleigh Dempster. They recently spoke to WWD and said: “We always try to keep our […] Continue reading →


Summertime is on its way! It’s time to break out the shorts and tees, the swimsuits and the sunscreen. My girls and I are so happy about the nicer weather. There’s nothing quite as lovely as throwing on some cool play clothes, strapping on some fun summer sandals, and heading outside to enjoy the hot sun. If you are looking for sandals for your little guy or gal, look no further! I’m rounded up the very best (and cutest!) summer sandals for little ones… For baby and toddler girls, we’ve got some great picks. Classics strappy styles and a few […] Continue reading →