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Shoe Tying: How to Teach Kids to Tie

In our house we have recently begun working on learning to tie our shoes. It has been so long since I have had to teach anyone how to tie their shoes. I forgot how complicated it can be. There are so many different ideas for teaching, there are even different methods for tying. Which ones […]

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Shoe tying in the age of Velcro

How do you encourage your child to learn such a basic skill as tying his shoes when he is surrounded with less challenging solutions? How were we to know that when Mr. de Mestral discovered and introduced Velcro to the world; we would be facing new challenges in teaching our children? I recall which seemed […]