Bare Human Tribe

  • Natural Foot Development In Children

    This article come from a series of informal discussions with various friends and customers on natural foot development. As children's feet grow little consideration appears to be given by the mainstream shoe manufacturers to natural foot development. I wonder, have these shoes designers actually looked at children feet? As such, I felt compelled and inspired to write this article.

  • Getting it right from the start

    When it comes to feet I believe we can get it right from the start.

    I’m an advocate of common sense so I sometimes end up doing things differently. This is why my children have never set foot in a high street shoe shop nor had their feet ‘formally’ measured.

    I instead opted to buy my children foot-shaped shoes. It just seemed like common sense. Though what seemed like throwing caution to the wind and trusting my common sense for my first child took some courage.

  • The Toe Box Taper.....

    I was going to try come up with some witty title (this one almost sounds like a dodgy dance. I've just read the Kitchen Disco to children #1 &...
  • Shoe Myths...

    The more parents I talk to, the more I see how much 'myth' surrounds children shoes. Parents fear getting it wrong, yet unknowingly by selecting ma...
  • Can you touch your nose with your eyes closed?

     

    Go on......

    Give it a try.......no one's looking.

     

    If everything is working properly, this should be easy because your brain can sense your body, as well as its position and movement through space. This is called Proprioception, sometimes also referred to as our Sixth Sense(!).

    The Sixth Sense (no not the movie!) 
  • What happens inside your child's shoe?

    When it's on their foot!!!!!!   You can't see inside them, all you have is a thumb/finger to prod about with, and perhaps some feedback (depending...