These Shoes Are Made for Talking by the Inventor's Digest

These Shoes Are Made for Talking by the Inventor's Digest

Mom invents baby shoe with chalkboard soles that you can write on

“I tried hard to find a United States-based manufacturer but was stunned to find out that 99 percent of all baby shoes are actually made in factories overseas.”

—Angela Yeakim



Boy, throw a first-time granny loose and she’ll find—and often buy—the newest and coolest baby inventions! This granny is no exception.

Chalkboard Shoes by Baby Says, created by Angela Yeakim of Columbia, Maryland, come in moccasins, sneakers, and feature some exciting kit options.

"EGT: What advice, if any, can you provide to readers who might be interested in developing an invention?

AY: Don’t be your biggest obstacle. I tend to get in my own way! Just let go of all the “what ifs” and dive right in.

Have a great new idea? Do extensive research and see if it already exists. If it doesn’t, roll up your sleeves and get to work. It’s gonna be a wild ride!"

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