Natalia has a thing against shoes.
She hates them.
I have been at a total loss about how to keep her warm and comfy. I have tried every kind of slipper, shoe, and sock combo but there is no reasoning with the child. These days putting on shoes generally involves sweating, tears (usually mine), and wrestling moves pilfered from the Rock and Hulk Hogan.
Then Nana busted out some new slippers.
Natalia LOVES them.
She wears them everywhere.
The putting on of the slippers is often accompanied by a trip to the bedroom for time in front of the mirror. She'll look at herself, pose, kiss the mirror, and says, with great emotion:
"Ooh La La"
I don't dress Natalia like a princess. I don't buy her shoes with princesses or flashing lights or feathers.
But Nana sure does. And boy, does Natalia love it.