The key to soothing a baby is motion, motion, motion: rocking, bouncing, swaying (or perhaps even driving). Each baby likes something a little different in terms of motion and speed, and sometimes they can be quite eccentric about it, like ThriftyNiftyMom’s daughter Zellene: “Unlike my other two children, she has a thing for what I refer to as “leg-rocking”. When ... 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.
The Sparkup Magical Book Reader lets your child relive the magic of storytime even when you’re not in the room: just record yourself reading a storybook, and kids can replay your voice reading just by flipping the pages! We asked Tirzah Palcynski Katz to give Sparkup a try with her kids: Tirzah is a mom of two, a dear friend of ... Read More »
As habitual readers of Spilling the Beans are well aware, exploring the world of new baby products and discovering gear that will make your life easier is a passion for us here at Magic Beans. At the ABC Kids Expo and other trade shows, we’re always ferreting out new innovations that will truly transform the way you care for your baby, ... Read More »
Are you picturing a cloth diaper as an elaborate process of folding and pinning, secured with a safety pin (a sharp object you’d rather not be operating near your baby while sleep-deprived at 3am)? Today, there are so many better options that are not only eco-friendly, but even more cost-effective than ever. Here’s my overview of some great choices for ... Read More »
Bugaboo Exclusive! New Bugaboo RUNNER Jogging Stroller Extension unveiled at ABC Kids Expo in Las Vegas!
SIGN UP FOR MORE INFO ABOUT THE BUGABOO RUNNER JOGGING EXTENSION Vegas is the land of glitz, glamour, and something Magic Beans fans are already quite familiar with: surprises! We’d been hearing whispers that Bugaboo would be unveiling a new stroller at tonight’s ABC Expo party, but every new stroller from Bugaboo finds a special new way to impress us, ... Read More »
We’ve been having a great time in Las Vegas at the ABC kids Expo. We love scouting out all of the new products. Seeing the new 2015 UPPAbaby line yesterday was a real highlight. One of the nice things for us as retailers is that we get to connect with our manufactures after the trade show in the evening (or ... Read More »
A few months ago, a mysterious meeting was called at our office, in which the Magic Beans staff members were introduced to Orbit’s next stroller. Of course, we weren’t allowed to talk about it, because it was just a prototype with release anticipated far in the future… but now that that release is getting closer to a reality, I’m proud ... Read More »
There’s no question that the Nuna Leaf Floating Baby Lounger is one of our number one recommendations for soothing babies, and we’ve already gone into great depth right here at Spilling the Beans about how it’s a smash hit with customers. The Leaf boasts an ultra-modern, unique look, a slow and quiet motion that’s perfect for soothing babies, and an unusually ... Read More »
AND ANOTHER UPDATE: Pre-order pages are up! Order your UPPAbaby 2015 strollers TODAY! Just check out the descriptions below for the links. (Aren’t you excited? We are very excited.) UPDATES FROM THE ABC SHOW FLOOR! Eli demos the 2015 UPPAbaby Vista Stroller, and we get a quick overview of the new 2015 UPPAbaby Cruz: Long before the ABC Kids Expo in ... Read More »
Jogging strollers give you a run for your money: the BOB Revolution FLEX vs. the Baby Jogger Summit X3
For athletic parents, a jogging stroller is a must, and not all jogging strollers are created alike. As The Running Mom points out, it’s best to invest up front in a really high-quality model, because “You might be less-inclined to want to go out for a run with your kid(s) if the stroller is too much of a pain to ... Read More »