Reiko Foster : We’re Moving!


“Change is inevitable. Growth is a choice.”

This is a quote I penned myself! I was driving home last week, alone. No music playing. No podcasts playing. No kids in the back… and the words came to me.

And it absolutely reflects the transition I have been experiencing lately. Remember that post I wrote about the dragonfly? It’s still happening. I’ve had some really bizarre, random, not so random, intentional and non-intentional things happen to me that have really been pushing me to do better, be better and go harder!

The result of one of those things is a desire to serve you all things Reiko Foster! The Reiko Foster that is talented in unconventional ways. The Reiko Foster that has been spreading herself thin trying to be “the creative” and live a whole, full and happy life.

The same Reiko Foster that is a beast at “being a mom” – this isn’t really true but go with it…The Reiko Foster who is an educator by trade and wants to educate other professionals while she’s at it.  The Reiko Foster that has products and service worth sharing with the world. The Reiko who is no longer afraid of doing so.

There are a lot of gurus on the internet. But I am the expert on being Reiko Foster.


So with that said, I have created a new website to share all the things.  is a hub that will showcase Reiko in all her glory. The blogger. The writer. The mom. The wife. The style strategist. The pattern mixing enthusiast. The ultimate Zara and Zavi advocate. The new Kindergarten mom. It’s all of me, wrapped and topped with a big, pretty bow.

And don’t worry,  God’s Favorite Shoes is staying right here. This is home forever. Blog posts will be published regularly, and you can keep up with the Fosters here or by visiting the God’s Favorite Shoes tab on the new website -which in truth, will only link back right here! Lol.

I’m currently getting all my content situated on the new site, so you don’t have to do or visit anything right now, but I did want to explain in the event that you see my Instagram handle change – which will be happening soon or as we speak!

Traveling with Kids

Everyone has traveling on their bucket list. It’s beautiful to explore new regions, visit family or just relax on a beach. But the game changes when traveling with kids! This year, we have three family trips scheduled to attend friends and family weddings all over the country. When you’re traveling alone, with your partner or…

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A KinderMom’s School Prayer

Dear God, I am unleashing my baby into the world now. As much I love controlling her environments and being available to fight her battles and shush her cries, I know that this is the first step to her becoming someone great. So instead of giving in to the fears and anxieties of leaving my…

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Zara’s Kindergarten Style Revealed

Kindergarten is as real as it gets. Your kid is learning how to make little animals out of construction paper and learning how photosynthesis works.  Zara has known about this since the age of three (#humblebrag) but I digress. Kindergarten is about friends on the playground, swapping snacks at the break and learning whatever new…

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Side Effects of Living with A Threenager

  We’ve all heard of the terrible twos. It’s common parenting terminology but no one ever talks about the year that follows. In honor of our sweet Zavier’s third birthday today, I thought I would share what life is like with a Threenager! Here are 3 Side Effects of living with a Threenager!    Expect your…

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KUWTF: Not Just the Hottest Month of the Year

Before I share what’s ahead for the Fosters, I must share what just happened in our family! Remember this post about Zara’s early signs of spirituality? Well, she just got baptized! Kids get baptized all of the time which is great but I think it is something special when a 5-year-old insists on being baptized….

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Kindergarten: Zara’s School Supply Haul

It’s almost time! Kindergarten is lurking around the corner and Zara is more than ready. I, on the other hand, am dreading it. I don’t know why but I feel like I’m sending my baby out into the big bad world. A world where I  can’t shield her from cruelty, nastiness and mean folks. I…

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GFS Styles: Rita

It’s never too late to redefine your style, in fact, I believe doing so is an act of self-care. Establishing a style that fits your personality and lifestyle is just as important as the occasional massage or beauty treatment – trust me! When this blog was relaunched in March, I wanted to thank some of…

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Can a five year old be spiritual?

No one can tell a mother about her own child – that’s a fact. We know our kids inside and out and we are rarely surprised when it comes to their character. So believe me when I say that I know that Zara is going to be a soldier for Jesus. It sounds dramatic. I…

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July – My Favorite Things

I’ve been trying to detox from watching the news lately because every day I scratch my head and wonder how we got here politically. It’s been healthier for me to not be consumed with all things “crazy” and allow myself to be distracted. Instead, I’ve indulged a little in things that bring me happiness and…

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