****Thank you to EasyKicks for sponsoring this post so I could share my honest opinion about their cool sneaker service for our growing kiddos!***
Raise your hand if you have plenty of time in your life to keep up with making sure your kiddos’s shoes are well stocked in the sizes they need as they continue to grow…and grow…and grow. Relentless little growers, aren’t they?! And while we’re on it, raise your hand if you have no trouble keeping their closets neatly organized and tidy while you steadily pass outgrown pairs onto appreciative homes? What’s that? There are no hands raised? Shock!
See, if you are anything like me, you fumble into each new size with a hopeful prayer and a mad grab through a box of too-big shoes and clothes stashed from kind hand-me-downs and consignment sale finds. With no organized game plan to speak of, when my kids outgrow their shoes, I usually end up quickly ordering the first pair I can find online and hoping for the best. Their old pairs? Tossed in a bag somewhere in the basement for when I “someday” have time to sort them and pass them onto friends with smaller kiddos.
Yup, our shoe scene is a bit of a total mess, but fear not! These is a solution at hand for us less-than-together mamas–enter EasyKicks!
What is EasyKicks?
It’s shoe club for kids! It’s an on-demand members service that keeps brand new shoes on your kids growing feet. For just $20 a month, your kids can choose from a thoughtfully-curated selection of new everyday sneakers from the top brands, Nike, Jordan, Converse and Hurley. You can cancel at any time. And whenever you are ready for new pair (kids outgrow the shoes, they get trashed, or they just want a new pair!), you can trade in the shoes at any time! Once the new pair arrives at your doorstep, just drop the old EasyKicks in the mail using the pre-paid return envelope and they’ll recycle or donate them for you. Easy breezy.
Is EasyKicks’ shipping convenient?
Yes! First of all shipping is free and takes 3-5 days. So you’ll get your new pair quickly!
And you never send a pair of sneakers back until the new ones are in your hands, so you are never without a pair. To send your old shoes back, place your old EasyKicks shoes in the bag that comes with every order, seal it up, and drop it in your mailbox, any United States Postal Service (USPS) blue box or location, or any FedEx location.
How can I make sure I’m ordering the right size of EasyKicks?
EasyKicks has a printable size chart for you to quickly measure feet before you order. But if the shoes arrive and don’t fit, no sweat! Just send them back for free, and get another pair in the right size!
Is the $20/month worth it?
So much so! Here’s the thing, I have two kids, and a pair of brand-name kids’ sneakers can easily cost $40 or more. So if they each go through three pairs a year, the membership has already paid for itself. Not to mention the ease and convenience or ordering and free shipping. And the bonus of being able to unload the old kicks to a donation service? Sweet!
Will my kids actually like these shoes?
YES! Check out their huge selection of cool kicks! My kids had so much fun looking through all the pairs of Nike, Jordan, Converse and Hurley to choose their pair. So many trendy, fun choices!
At first I was skeptical about how EasyKicks would work, but after ordering and receiving our first pair, I was sold! The service is SO EASY to use, and my kids thought it was too fun to open their personalized boxes, filled with stickers and things kids like.
Check out their reaction in this video:
Got more questions about EasyKicks?
Pop over and check out their incredibly user-friendly site, filled with answers frequently asked questions and other information. And customer service representatives are happy to chat with you at any time!
Even better, there is a free month of EasyKicks up for grabs for one of you! As long as you live in the Continental United States and are 18 or older, you are eligible to win! Giveaway closes on 5/3/17 at 5:30am. Enter below!
Sold yet? I know, EasyKicks is pretty cool. Go on and sign up and try your first pair–you’ll be a fan too!
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Janine Huldie says
I totally entered as I think this is the best subscription service I have ever heard of. Seriously, my girls are always growing out of their shoes and in need of new ones it seems like pretty much very month here, too. What better way to deal with it but than by having new shoes delivered to your door monthly. Got my fingers crossed on winning a month free as I am going to check them out for sure now. Thanks Meredith for sharing this one here!! 🙂
It is very cool! I think you will LOVE EasyKicks for your girls, Janine!
What a cool idea — I can NEVER keep up with their growing feet!
It’s such a beastly task–love how this service helps!
Rebecca Gallagher says
Now my kids are wearing mens and women’s sizes, but gosh I could have used this 10 years ago!!
Makes it so much easier, doesn’t it?!
This is a suh a great idea! My kids go through shoes so quickly. Love this idea!!
I think it’s a such a genius way to keep up with kiddos’ endlessly growing feet–one thing on our mama list that just got easier! Score!
Cynthia Severson says
Meredith, hope you are well with your family members.
Awesome post you shared with us. Can you plz inform me which is the best option for my 5 years old Daughter – Rubber made sole or Leather made sole ?
I am not a shoe/foot expert, Cynthia, but I like rubber soles for their cushioning and traction when running around! Have never tried leather though? Good question!
Carley Iannacone says
This is cool!
Right? So easy!
This is AWESOME!! Glad I finally was able to swing by before the deadline!!! 🙂
Brandon Sparks says
Seems like a cool idea.. Would love to try it out..
Kayla Klontz says
This is a fantastic idea, my children’s feet are akways growing and $20 a month is very budget friendly!
Tracie Cooper says
These shoes sound cool and my niece would love them!!
Erin Will says
Wow, so cool!! I’d love to win because I have two young kids that are growing like crazy!
Laura S says
This is such a great idea. I dislike going shoe shopping with my 5 year old. It is always crowded and very few seats. Just not very kid friendly usually
kelly woods says
This is an awesome idea and I had to get in on it. Thank you
I’d love to try them for my daughter!!
Jennifer Gonzalez says
This is literally the most amazing thing I have ever heard of! With a toddler constantly growing out of his shoes, I don’t know how I hadn’t heard about this before!!
Vanessa Martinez says
What a great idea. My kid would love it
Bea Alexandra says
They look so stylish!
I love the styles
Amy Deeter says
Never heard of them. they look real nice
Mary. Benack says
Great. Idea. Thanks. For this awesome giveaway
This is an awesome idea. Nice post.
Thanks for checking it out!