Parental guidance: hand-me-down shoes...

Parental guidance: hand-me-down shoes are harmful

There are 3 comments on the Newsday story from Jul 27, 2008, titled Parental guidance: hand-me-down shoes are harmful. In it, Newsday reports that:

My 2-year-old receives hand-me-down shoes from my friends' children. With the rising costs of daily living, shoes can be a big expense.

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Lake Hopatcong, NJ

#1 Jul 28, 2008
I can see second hand shoes being harmful but whats wrong with a soft sneaker .

Bronx, NY

#2 Jul 28, 2008
realistic wrote:
I can see second hand shoes being harmful but whats wrong with a soft sneaker .
Don't know about anyone else, but I would worry about hygiene. And I still think sneakers conform to your feet. Cmon, they're cheap enough!
good old germs

Lake Hopatcong, NJ

#3 Jul 29, 2008
Ever hear of natural immunity.Kids brought up with sprays and disinfectants are more likely to get colds & allergies .I let my kids play in the dirt, they share toys and they are super healthy.

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