1. Amanda says July 16, 2015

    I bought the Keen Seacamp II CNX shoes for my son, who is 10 months old now. He has been wearing them for two months at this point…ever since he started walking. I realized very quickly that he would need much more supportive and protective non-skid shoes for outdoor wear! I love these. They are perfect for our playground, where he is running in and out of the splash pad and jungle gyms. They are lightweight, easy to put on, and he has no trouble walking in them. Plus, they are super cute for a boy. He gets compliments on his shoes all the time!

  2. Cari says July 16, 2015

    My daughter has extremely wide feet. Stride Rite has become our go-to sandal for her. They accommodate her wide feet without being too clunky. They are also lightweight and give good support. They also hold up well to daily use- my daughter gets a bit obsessive about her shoes, so once she gets a new pair that is literally all she will wear until they are completely worn out!

  3. Caroline says July 16, 2015

    My daughter (16 months) has smaller feet, but has LOVED the Keens we bought this year. I tried Crocs first, which we also liked, but they didn’t seem quite as sturdy as the Keens. They also rubbed her feet at first, which never happened with the Keens. I bought some white Stride Rite sandals for church/dressier occasions as well. They’re super cute & not too clunky, but they’ve given her blisters any time she’s worn them, even when it’s only for an hour at church. I was bummed because I’ve heard so many great things about Stride Rite, but maybe they just aren’t the right shoe for her feet right now? The Keens have definitely been our favorite – non slip, super cute, easy to put on, easy to clean, and she loves wearing them.

  4. Ashley Whisenant says July 16, 2015

    We love those Stride Rite’s! We have already gone through 2 pairs for my 18 month old this Summer. He has sweaty feet, and just wore the first pair to the ground. We also bought him some Keen’s that are a little too big, but I can’t wait to try them out since they don’t have any fabric. Hopefully his feet won’t stink those up! haha!

  5. Melissa C. says July 24, 2015

    We were really disappointed with the toddler Keen Newport. Every kid around seems to have Keens, but the toddler size just isn’t adjustable enough and doesn’t accommodate kids with thick/tall feet (not sure of the technical term). I do think that the kid version is more adjustable, but for the price we paid in the toddler size to only get a month or two of wear… I’ll pass.

    We had AWESOME success with the Timberland Mad River Closed Toe, but it’s now discontinued. Having loved that sandal, I look for the same features in replacements:
    1) closed toe
    2) adjustable straps over top
    3) adjustable strap behind ankle

    The last feature is clutch — it allowed my son to wear each pair for ~8mo. We live in SoCal, so every season is sandal season! No slips, trips or falls. Currently he’s in GEOX Kyle sandals and loves loves loves them, though they aren’t holding up quite as well as the Timberlands. The quest continues…


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