Why Children Should be Barefoot to age Four

Hands cradling a baby's feet.

A recent article by Naboso discussed Why Children Should be Barefoot Until Age Four.  For a young child, the world is bursting with color, brimming with sounds, and teeming with different textures and sensations. Every moment is a learning experience for newborns, infants, and toddlers. One of the most profound ways a child explores this […]

Why you should ditch your shoes and go barefoot

Two bare feet

This article from The Daily Clog gives several reasons why you should go barefoot. It’s cozier indoors -Personally, it just doesn’t feel as if I’m really home until I’m barefoot. It’s a freeing feeling -Whether it’s been a long day of class or walking from place to place, taking my shoes off is a vital […]

Could a no-shoe policy help learning in the classroom?

For the past nine months, the message of hygiene and cleanliness has dominated schools, and yet not once has anyone looked down and thought about their feet. While we’ve scrubbed our hands and the surfaces they come into contact with relentlessly, our shoes – and the colony of germs locked into the soles – have […]