Umi Children’s Shoes Review & Giveaway

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My boys are active.  And by active I mean they are always doing something.  Busy, busy, busy.  It’s just the norm around here.  I’m sure little girls can be quite physically active, but as the mother of three sons I can attest that boys are very physical.  I frequently wish they were less so, at least when they are pushing, shoving, poking, and hitting, but I digress.

All this “on the go” movement requires some much needed comfort for those little feet.  I must admit I made the mistake of purchasing “cheap” inexpensive shoes when my eldest was little.   Those shoes do not provide the proper support and stability that is needed.  Now I only purchase quality shoes.

My eldest currently wears a pair of Carrson shoes from Umi.  He loves them, as they are comfortable and easy to put on.  Yes, my seven year old refuses to wear shoes with laces.  Perhaps I am not being a good mother in this department, but frankly I don’t really care.  Who needs laces?  In today’s society my son could theoretically not have to wear shoes with laces for a number of years.

While I love the Carrson shoes along with my son, as I think they look great, he wants to wear them ALL the time.  Sport pants, athletic pants he doesn’t care, he wants his Umi Shoes.  I have tried to get him to wear another pair of shoes (sneakers) when he wears these kinds of pants, but he usually resists.  I have not pushed the matter as I have learned to choose my battles.

I was excited and hopeful when we received a new pair of Umi shoes.  The real determining factor would be how easy they would be to put on.  My eldest skeptically viewed the new Shane shoes when I showed them to him.  Obviously it was going to take a test run to try them out.

At first he wasn’t so convinced they would be easy to put on.   Part of the problem is that he HAS to have his shoes just right.  When he was younger we had “issues” with socks (I don’t know how I survived those years!).  Now he likes to have his shoes very tight.  When I showed him that he could adjust the tightness with the easy velcro straps he was intrigued.

But like any shoe it requires a good test run.  As I mentioned earlier, running around the house would not prove to be an issue:)

The official report from my seven year old?  He approves!

In a few weeks he will be starting basketball and will be wearing these shoes.  What I love about them is that they are washable!  Once they become “funky” I can just throw them in the washing machine for easy cleaning!  Awesome!

I highly recommend Umi Shoes.   They are obviously more expensive than your discount store finds, but they are worth it.

Check out Umi Children’s Shoes online to see the full range of styles and sizes available.

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I received the above mentioned product for review purposes, all opinions are my own.

Comments

  1. Tutti! they are so adorable!

  2. I love the tutti

  3. Love the Ramus in black and white!

  4. Debra Getsinger says

    Racer

  5. Riff Bubbles for girls

  6. tara pittman says

    the tutti are cute

  7. I like the Connor shoes

  8. Christina Gould says

    My favorite is the Cali shoe in pink. Thanks for the giveaway!

  9. Stephanie V. says

    Hedden is my fave

  10. renee walters says

    I love the Bodi!

  11. I like the Ramus but my son would probably like the Connor more! 🙂

  12. Tabitha Evans says

    love the halina.

  13. tamra childers says

    I like the Connor shoes

  14. Ashley Hatten says

    I like the Connor shoes for my son! thank you!!!
    ashleygatewood1(AT)gmail.com

  15. I love the Trieste in silver!

  16. Sandy VanHoey says

    I liked the big girls halina shoes

  17. I like the Bodi shoes for little boys.

  18. The Riff Geo Prints

  19. EMMA L HORTON says

    I LIKE THE LOUISE SHOE

  20. I like the Connor shoes

  21. Asher
    This classic close-toed sandal

  22. valorie gomes says

    like the shane and the connor

  23. My daughter picked out 3 pairs – Keni, Rowena and Riff Polka Dot in Berry Multi – CUTE!!!

  24. My son would like the Connor in blue. Hope to win a pair for him! I’ve heard they are great quality shoes! Thx for the giveaway offer!

  25. Jennifer Hiles says

    The butterfly tutti’s are adorable

  26. Colleen Maurina says

    I love their Connor boys shoes!

  27. amy pugmire says

    weelie is so cute!

  28. I like the Bodi in chocolate

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  29. Michelle Macaluso says

    I like the Connor

  30. I love those Connor boys shoes!

  31. I would plan ahead for Summer and get the Racer Sandals!

  32. I like Hedden

  33. My favorite is Connor

  34. I like the Isabelle shoes

  35. My favorite shoe is Zanne

  36. Hyzennthlay C says

    I love the Bodi style! My little man would look super cute in these!

  37. My grandson would love the Connor shoes!

  38. Joyce Raymond says

    I really like the Moabb, but there are a few kinds that I want in my size!

  39. I like the Pommie shoes for little girls

  40. sarah shult says

    I like the Shane

  41. Rebecca Graham says

    I like the boys Connor shoes.

  42. Janet vickers says

    Cali shoe in pink

  43. I like the Connor shoes.

  44. love the Trieste shoes

  45. I love the girl’s morie shoes!

  46. I love the elva. perfect for school and summer.

  47. I like the girls Moraine in Orchid

  48. I like the Shane umisport shoes in indigo

  49. i love the calie in soft pink

  50. cindy caudle says

    shane umisport in orange would rock

  51. Morie are my favorite.

  52. I like the panache shoe!

  53. Angela Qcrazy says

    Panache are my fav

  54. I love the Moabb for boys in navy.

  55. i like the halina shoes
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  56. I like the Bodi boys shoes in taupe.
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  57. courtney b says

    love the cassie shoes

  58. I LIKE THE Keelback SHOE 🙂

    shebebes@yahoo.com

  59. Shane is my favorite for the girls. I love that they are machine washable~!
    Moabb is my favorite for the boys. We go geocaching and you have to have a good pair of shoes. Something with ankle support is best for climbing and hiking. This pair would be perfect~!
    Thanks for sharing this review and giveaway with all of us 🙂

  60. I love the panache

  61. Dianna Thomas says

    Oh those tutti’s would be perfect for my Willow

  62. Veronica L. says

    I would love to get their “shane” shoe for my oldest son, thanks for the chance 🙂

  63. I love the Oleson.

  64. love pommie in soft pink!

  65. Susan Smith says

    I like the Serenna

  66. love the arabella girls shoes

  67. I like the “Riff Polka-Dots”.

  68. I like the Zarah shoes

  69. my google+ id is Kelly T

  70. I like the shane shoes in gray multi.

  71. sandie parsons says

    i love the girls Pommies

  72. Carrie Phelps says

    I would love the Moabb shoe for my grandson.

  73. I love the Jaymee sandals in pink!

  74. Riff Polka-Dots are so cute

  75. Teresa Moore says

    I like Jaymee. they are really pretty

  76. kindra baron says

    I like ramus for boys & tutti for girls!

    Kindra
    skbaron04@hotmail.com

  77. Melissa O. says

    It’s a toss up between the Ramus and Riff Geo prints. Almost the same except one has velcro and one is a slip-on

  78. I love the Sammie in orchid

  79. I adore the Pendant style in cherry! Adorable!

  80. i like Serenna sandals

  81. Jaydyn Blair says

    Trincy shoes

  82. Cassia

  83. i love the ‘asher’ baby boy shoes!

    annae07 at aol dot com

  84. nannypanpan says

    i like ramus in indigo
    nannypanpan at gmail.com

  85. the ramus in black and white

  86. My favorite are the Whitny.

  87. Isabelle for the girls, Bodi for the boys!

  88. I love the Marlane baby shoes and the Hedden boys shoes. 🙂

  89. susan varney says

    weelie gray/coca mverno@roadrunner.com

  90. Rebecca Niehaus says

    I really like the Keelback

    Rebecca Niehaus
    imsosweepy at gmail dot com

  91. Riff bubbles white

  92. I like Shane 380052 .

  93. chelsea dilldine says

    thx for the giveaway guys!

  94. I like the big boys Racer sandals.

  95. bodi

  96. Kristy Thiel says

    My favorite are the Zarah shoes. Thanks for hosting!

  97. arabella in silver multi for my daughter!
    bbingha (at) gmail.com

  98. I like the Connor boys shoes.

  99. The Arabella

  100. ramus

  101. my favorite is the keelback

  102. I like the Sassie in Cocoa Multi

  103. I like the little girl’s shoes called Pendant.

  104. amy miller says

    ROWENA!!!!

  105. Jessica Eaton Ledford says

    Girl’s Loise sandal is my fav 🙂

  106. the ramus in black and white

  107. Asher

  108. I love the Riff Polka-Dots

  109. Evelyn Goettner says

    I love the Riff Geo Prints

  110. My favorite is the Moraine.

  111. I’d like the gray and orange Shane pair for my son.

  112. love the Moraine shoe for my daughter

  113. Morie is my favorite!

    Thanks!
    Jenn from How to Make a Bow
    learnquilling@gmail.com

  114. I like the blue Connor for boys!

  115. Kelly Marceau says

    My 6 yr old son would love the Riff Geo Prints in black and white

  116. I like the brown oleson shoes for my boys

  117. I like the Sassie 32223-233…thanks!

  118. ericka coello says

    Umi little boys Borneo

  119. Riff Bubbles shoes

    kport207 at gmail dot com

  120. love the Serenna sandals for girls

  121. the connor!

  122. brandi ellison says

    ramus

  123. My fav is Connor

  124. ♡♥♬ Louis ♬♥♡ says

    I love the Arabella

    Thank you for hosting this giveaway

    Louis
    pumuckler {at} gmail {dot} com

  125. Heidi Daily says

    I love the bluet shoes in black!

  126. i like the shane

  127. annette campbell says

    I like the tutti in pewter. So cute

  128. I love the Pendant shoes!

  129. Elizabeth B says

    I like their Shane 380051-041

  130. Debbie jackson says

    the moraine for girls

  131. Shane in pink
    Melanie

  132. My daughter would love Ballari

  133. Charlee Hall says

    My favorite is Sammie

  134. Halina is my favorite.

  135. Rebekah Mercier says

    I like the connor

  136. Sarah Carroll says

    I love the Louise

  137. Virginia Rowell says

    my favorite is Sammie in soft pinkmulti!

  138. I love the Ellenna and Rowenna shoes.

  139. I love the Halina! Absolutely adorable!

  140. Love the shoes-my 3 active boys could get used to those

  141. My son would love the Riff Geo shoes! Cool looking shoes on that site!

    Samantha D
    dull2000 at cox dot net

  142. Bodi in Chocolate are my favorite for my son.

  143. the gold pommie

  144. Rondo

  145. I like the shane shoe!

  146. I like the bluet.

  147. Jennifer C. says

    I like the Halina!

  148. I like the boys Ramus shoes.

  149. Love the etude

  150. I love the Rowena sandals.

    alittlepieceofheaven777(at)yahoo(dot)com

  151. I like the Racer Sandals

  152. Pommie

  153. I like the Ramus style for my grandson.

  154. Shirley Hicks says

    I like the Kenix

  155. I love the Sammie baby shoes!

  156. the sammie for little girls
    luckyseattlemom at gmail dot com

  157. Sherry Lykins says

    I like the Louise! lilsis_75@hotmail.com

  158. Angela Winesburg says

    i love the Panache

  159. Heather Garcia says

    Trosen boot

  160. I love the UmiSport

  161. Michelle Dippel says

    Umi shoes :
    Fav pair : boys Ramus shoes
    littleangel_mw at yahoo dot com

  162. Love the Tutti shoes 🙂

  163. Anastacia Grace says

    Connor is my favorite

  164. Kindred shoes.

  165. I like the “Bodi” little boy shoes!

  166. I like Girls Morie in Pink

  167. I like the big boys Connor 380042-062
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  168. i like the boys caadan

  169. moabb is a great looking shoe and i have no waterproof shoes right now for my little guy

  170. Ross Hassel says

    I like the purple bluets for my baby girl.

  171. I like the UmiSport Connors! But they’re all so cute!!!

  172. I like the boys Riff Geo Prints

  173. Tiffany Hearn says

    I love the Eirland pair in Hot Pink Raspberry! Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

  174. Racer

  175. Kathryn Costa says

    I like the Girls Panache in Gold. So cute!

  176. Rebecca Peters says

    I like the jaycee sandles

  177. Adrienne Bireley says

    I love the Bluet for little girls

  178. kathy pease says

    i like the Etude 307042-041

  179. Halina
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  180. Love the Mavern umi shoes

  181. I love the Bluet in black.

  182. I like the Elva sandals for summer.

  183. Love the Panache!!
    kcoud33 at gmail dot com

  184. riff bubbles for girls

  185. My favorite are the boys’ Connor shoes.

    lyndsey.rullman at hotmail dot com

  186. Bluet

  187. I love the Sammie

  188. I like the chaarm boots.

  189. April bever says

    The Riff bubbles for girls.

    🙂

  190. Lisa Taylor says

    I like the Connor shoes

  191. The Rory shoes!

  192. I like the connor shoes

  193. Lisa Garner says

    Love the little girls Pendant 39054-542.

  194. Leah Shumack says

    The Cali shoe pink is my favorite

  195. crystal allen says

    i love the riff polka dots for big girls thanks

  196. Elva shoes

  197. Melanie Johnson says

    I adore the Bluet in Cinnamon!

  198. My favorite are the Moraine shoes in purple.

  199. The Bluet in black is my favorite!

    Kelly L

  200. i like the Cali

  201. I like the riff geo prints for boys in the blue/green
    jenhedger at hotmail dot com

  202. I like weelie

  203. Sylvia Ortiz says

    I like the Rory baby boy shoes.

  204. I love the Elva girl shoes!

  205. I love the Sammie shoes from the Umi baby collection!

    sandysaveseveryday AT gmail DOT com

  206. Robert Ranieri says

    would love the Bluet for my daughter

  207. I like the Whitny sandals. thank you!!

  208. I really like the Rondo shoe.

  209. I love the Calie in pink. Thanks!

  210. I like this pair: Sammie 300094-401

  211. Huston Smith says

    I like the BODI

  212. My favorite is the Big Girl’s Moraine in Purple

  213. barbara hunt says
  214. barbara hunt says

    Thanks for the great contest!
    bahjeep@aol.com

  215. The Pommie sandals are super cute!

  216. Krystalynn Hernandez says

    I would love the Riff Polka-Dots shoes for my daughter!!

  217. Marlane

  218. I like the Halina shoes.

  219. The Connor shoes for boys is my favorite pair of Umi’s.

  220. Gina Ferrell says

    My favorite is the Isabelle white sandles. They are perfect for spring and summer which is just around the corner.

  221. Rebecca Shockley says

    The Blue Bodi boys shoes!

  222. Judy DeHaven says

    panache are great

  223. I like the Whitny in silver!

  224. #35003 the bodie in green
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  225. My favorite is the Elva mary janes, so adorable! trixpixel[at]gmail.com

  226. Jessica Sage says

    My favorite shoes are the Sammie ones

  227. love the sammie infant
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  228. shirley pebbles says

    I love the Cassia shoes.

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  229. I love the Ramus in black and white

  230. My favorite is Tutti

  231. I like Bodi in chocolate.

  232. Hello
    Good luck letting your son play basketball in those. I’ve had mine for exactly one month and they are trashed. It would be so much more helpful to review the shoes after the child has worn them for a week and not just after you received them for free from the company!

    • Actually I did review them after my son had worm them for two weeks. While I agree the shoes are not best for basketball, my son has worn them for several months now and they are still in great shape. I’m sorry to hear that yours have not made the cut.

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