Looking for the inside scoop on the stroller of your dreams… from the world’s most charming baby gear expert?* Skip the haul on Metro-North and join Jamie Grayson (otherwise known as TheBabyGuyNYC) for an exclusive party bus to the Drool Baby Expo on October 29! Get your tickets for Drool and the Party Bus! Just add the bus ticket at ... Read More »
We're in Las Vegas September 7-10 at the ABC Kids Expo - see all of the news, announcements and more!
New Bugaboo RUNNER Jogging Stroller Extension Unveiled at ABC Kids Expo in Las Vegas!
See's what's new with UPPAbaby from ABC Kids Expo!
The Orbit Baby O2 Stroller will be Orbit’s first jogging stroller!
New Mom Support Groups and Child Development at Magic Beans stores.
I have to confess something. I have owned over twenty strollers for my three kids. Eight of those strollers were purchased as my family was just beginning to grow, way before Magic Beans was even an idea. It was was 2002, and my livingroom was filled with strollers. We just couldn’t choose the right one. We started with a Graco ... Read More »
Just as all of our customers are individuals, so are our brilliant staff members. This series of blogs is here to introduce you to the kaleidoscope of personalities that makes Magic Beans an extraordinary baby store, and one we hope you’ll return to again and again! Q: Tell me a bit about what you do at Magic Beans. I work ... Read More »
Ask five people you know about the best age gap between kids, and you’ll get five different opinions, based on their own kids and their own upbringing. There are so many factors to consider: your lifestyle, your finances, your job, and of course, once Kid #1 comes into the picture, their personality and needs. Here’s some simple data to help ... Read More »
Finding the stroller of your dreams is only the first step: you’re going to be pushing that baby in all kinds of weather conditions, with loads of additional items on board. Making your pushing prowess even better with these essential stroller accessories that I recommend to every customer here at Magic Beans. The Mommy Hook: It may look simple, but ... Read More »
Did we mention that Magic Beans is owned and run by parents? Not only is Diane Holmes, a store associate at Magic Beans Norwell, a proud mama, but she’s also a grandmother. And as you’ll see, she knows a LOT about twins! Here’s a few of her tips on shopping for two. As a proud mom of twin boys, ... Read More »
What is Hypnobirthing? An interview with childbirth educator Cynthia Overgard of Hypnobirthing of CT
As part of our wonderful new slate of classes at Magic Beans stores, we’re presenting “Three Things that Will Determine the Outcome of Your Birth,” a talk by childbirth educator and HypnoBirthing instructor Cynthia Overgard, on November 4. HypnoBirthing is just one of many great approaches you can choose for your child’s birth, but we love how respectful and empowering ... Read More »
The phrase “object permanence” was thrown around a lot when I first started working at Magic Beans a year and a half ago – “Oh, this toy? It’s perfect, it helps kids understand object permanence.” Cue puzzled faces! Object permanence is a key early developmental skill that babies typically pick up in their first year – but what does it ... Read More »
Did you know that the odds of rolling ten dice on the same number in one roll is 10,077,697 to 1? That’s the improbable statistic at the heart of the game of Tenzi, one of my top picks for games at Magic Beans. Tenzi is one of the fastest games I have ever played! The package is so small you ... Read More »
Earlier this year, we announced that we’re teaming up with Acelleron to make it easier for our customers to get the free breast pumps provided through the Affordable Care Act. We’re delighted to say that this program has been a great success, and we got our first rave review from one of our staff members, Heather Hills! Here’s what Heather experienced ... Read More »