No that's not the latest in shoe fashion those are the kid's socks pulled down in such a was that he doesn't feel the seam. The socks flop around on the top of his shoe like a Great Danes tongue.
Every morning its the same thing. The days begins with B's battle cry:
My socks don't feel right.Mom! They're bothering me!!!
It's the whining call of the morning like a bugler in the boy scouts letting everyone know the sun has risen. My mornings are spent adjusting sock and changing sock. I have a whole collection of different kind of socks big ones, thin ones, thick ones, silky ones, rough ones all waiting for their turn to be tried on the feet of B only to be thrown back down again in shame and ruin.
I have tired turning them inside out
I have tried buying expensive unseamed ones
I have tried yelling and just telling him to deal with it.
I have tried ignoring the problem.
But nothing works.
Its gotten so bad my son now wears his socks like this!
His teachers have written me notes about it. Apparently its hard to be a star in gym when you have dumbo ears flapping out of your shoes.
People point it out to me on the street like I don't know my son's socks are pulled up around his ankles like a crazy cat lady might wear while roaming the streets looking for an alien space craft driven by a race of very large tabby's.
My husband and I have taken to ignoring it hoping that one day he'll out grow it or get self conscious or something. Maybe the peer pressure will get to him and he'll wear socks that don't need their own zip code.
Don't get me started on the underwear.