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  • My daughter, since she could walk, would shake or kick or slip off her shoes the second she could. Usually, right by the front door while coming inside.

    Her younger son, Harvey, is exactly like that. We get to the outdoor play area at the museum carpeted in small bits of blue rubber to signify water in the boat area and off come his shoes. And he always puts them back on the wrong feet, but it's okay. He's not uncomfortable for long because as soon as we are where there is carpeting, he takes them off again. And before I can even strap him into his car seat, off again. This time the socks too.

    I guess it's biology. When I was pregnant with her, I was barefoot the entire time.
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