December 14, 2011

Shoe Shopping Bust

Today we went looking for new shoes. 

And when I say "we" I mean all of us. 

And shoe shopping is the worst, because you HAVE to try them on. There is no, "this looks like it will work."

Of course, there is always at least one person who's size is sold out, and it's usually the person that needs shoes the most. Because that is how life goes. 

Keeping all the new shoes and boxes straight is a nightmare, especially when you have children close in age, because this means that their sizes are also fairly close, and the difference between a size 1 and a size 2 is NOT MUCH, but if you mix the shoes up, then everyone is miserable, because somebody's foot skin is getting pinched, while somebody else's Achilles is getting rubbed raw, and somebody else has wandered off because you're not giving them enough attention. And that's only THREE kids. Who knows where the fourth person is at this point. 

Long story short, we did not find shoes that worked for us, so we get to go back out and try again tomorrow. Because we also cannot handle shopping after 6:00pm, because people turn grouchy. WHAT a bunch of jerks.