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The 6 best sneakers for moms to match with their children

Mother’s Day is just around the corner. Gear up for your May 8 activities with some cute kicks for you and your mini-me.

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These days, it’s easier than ever to pass a love for sneakers down to the younger generations. There’s no shortage of colors, patterns, and silhouettes — making kicks another way to strengthen the bond between mother and child.

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Whether there’s a special mom (or mom-figure) in your life or you want to match with your little one this Sunday, here are the best size-inclusive pairs with adult and kids’ pricing, respectively.

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Yeezy 450, $236 & $175

One of the best things about Kanye West’s Adidas Yeezy line is its extensive sizing. Whether you want slides, Foam Runners, or pair of these cozy sock-like sneakers, your kiddo will be able to appreciate the imaginative construction of the shoes. You’ll definitely be the most hype duo at the playground.

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Awake NY

Awake NY x Crocs, $94 & $62

Angelo Baque’s Awake NY brand linked with Crocs back in 2021 on a series of clogs that emphasized a sentimental “home is where the heart is” message. His Crocs collab was all about family — blood-related or not — and these cute heart-printed clogs make for a tender matching moment.

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Adidas

Sean Wotherspoon x Adidas ZX 8000 “Super Earth”, $100 & $50

This sneaker might not be the easiest on the eyes for some, but it does speak to the imagination. Plus, you could also use it as inspiration for any Mother’s Day crafts you have going on that day.

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New Balance

New Balance 574

“Raw Amethyst,” $85 & “Silent Grey,” $60

Regardless of your Mother’s Day plans, New Balance has the best shoes to be on your feet all day, run through the park, or enjoy a chill day outside. This pair stands more on the girly side, but the 574 has a ton of color options so you can mix and match to your liking.

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Nike

Nike Air Force 1 Fontanka “Yellow”, $97 & $57

Air Force 1s transcend time, space, and age. These are probably the easiest for grown-ups and kids to complement, and the yellow “cassette-style” panel at the heel adds a little bit of colorful flair.

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Puma

Puma Suede Classics “High Risk Red,” $70 & $50

If you’re going to match sneakers with your kid, it might as well be with a classic. This red color option is probably best for the fashionably bold matriarchs, but there are also black, lavender, and cream variations if subtlety is more your speed.

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