Did you know we have the best little brand reps? Our reps and spokesbabies live and breathe the Pals way of life: always making different kinds of friends, always having fun exploring, always curious, and always keeping a funky fresh mind whether it be new food, new music, or even new playgrounds. Of course mommies and daddies need to take credit for introducing this mindset to their little ones, so thank you, parents!
For this first of many spotlights, we want you to meet this little dude with a perfectly adorable cowlick and rosy cheeks: Decker!
January 15th, 2016 (14 months)
Greeley, Colorado, USA
What makes Decker a great spokesbaby for Pals?
Aside from taking silly pictures and wearing adorable sock pals, Decker is a kid who is truly learning to be everything that Pals Socks stands for! We love spreading your message and being able to represent a brand that we believe so strongly in!
How does Decker embody what Pals stands for?
Since Decker was born, we have strived to teach him our core values. Always be kind, always be honest, accept others for who they are, differences are what make us special, and you can be anything you want to be. It is so important to us that Decker knows who he is and isn’t afraid to be that person!
What’s his favorite pair of Pals?
His favorite pair of Pals is definitely Cat & Dog!! He absolutely loves his puppy Gino, so he will go and grab that pair of socks, hold them on his feet and say “GiGi” repeatedly until I put the socks on for him!
What would Decker’s spirit animal be and why?
Decker’s spirit animal would be a wolf. He is all about his pack! He loves mommy and daddy (and Gino) and is an excellent listener. He is also very strong-minded and when he is focused on completing a task, there’s no stopping him! He also loves to howl haha!
Who are his best friends? How does he pick out his friends?
Decker has three best friends: Connor (14mo), Charlie(4yr) and Cooper(6mo)! When he is with his buddies he is happy and totally himself! Decker is a very social kid and gets along well with everyone he meets! He tends to gravitate towards other really active kids and often kids a little older than him that he can follow and learn from! However, if other children come up to play with him he is always very welcoming and includes them in the game as well!
What is his strongest personality trait?
His strongest personality trait is definitely determination. Decker is a very focused kid, when he gets fixated on doing something it’s almost impossible to pull him away from that until he is finished! He loves mastering new skills and doing things that challenge him!
What new food or place has Decker tried or been to that he absolutely loves?
Decker’s favorite place to eat is The Rio!! It is a Mexican restaurant in downtown Greeley! He loves their kid meal quesadilla with black beans and rice!! When he’s a little older I can’t wait to tell him that when mommy was a baby that was her favorite place to eat too!!
Does he have any adorable and unique quirks?
He has what we call his “special toe” haha! One of his toes is a little bit crooked and sits on top of his other toes! When he was born, Decker’s Pepére (mom’s dad) loved his little feet and started calling it his special toe and the name has stuck!
What is mommy most proud of that Decker has accomplished?
Decker was extremely determined to walk! He so badly wanted to be able to keep up with the “big kids” and play! He started truly walking at 10 months and we were so proud of him!
Decker’s favorite book:
ABC’s of Canada – Decker is a dual citizen (USA/CAN) so it is so important to us that he knows about his Canadian roots!
3 things mommy wants Decker to know about life:
1. There is ONLY one you. Be you.
2. Stand up for those who cannot stand up for themselves. Be kind.
3. Don’t be afraid to make mistakes. Do things that scare you. Work hard. Take chances.
(annnnnd added #4)
4. Mom and Dad love you unconditionally. You are so loved.
BONUS QUESTION: If Decker could say what he wants to be when he grows up, what would he be?
A hockey player! He loves watching hockey and going to the rink! He has already been skating and loves being on the ice!