Military, wedged or ankle? There are so many trendy boots to choose from this season it's hard to work out which ones will mark you out as a hip mum who knows what she's doing in the style department – and which over-the-top designs will make you a laughing stock in the playground.
Fear not, our guide to the best boots for the school run will help you find the perfect pair of stylish, comfortable and fashionable everyday boots.
Johanna Payton is a fashion and lifestyle journalist with a six year old son. She writes regularly for national magazines and newspapers and is author of the popular fashion blog, www.fashiondetective.co.uk.