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Top Picks Via Boston Central: April 16 – April 21

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The Boston Marathon The Boston Marathon is one of the city’s biggest events of the year, featuring 25,000 elite runners from around the world competing in a route made difficult by rolling terrain and features such as “Heartbreak Hill.” Throughout Boston. Monday, Apr 21, 2014 Special Needs Easter Egg Hunt A free community event hosted in honor and celebration of ... Read More »

Paleo Passover is easy… and delicious!

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Have you been wondering about the Paleo diet (and, perhaps, how to get your kids on board)? Sheri, the co-owner of Magic Beans, shared a bit about her family’s Paleo diet on Kveller, and some links to fantastic recipes that are perfect for Passover. A few Paleo basics: The Paleo diet means avoiding grains, legumes, soy, dairy, or refined sugar. ... Read More »

Fairfield Grand Opening Spotlight: Zoli

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There’s a lot of advice out there on proper foods and beverages for your child: breast milk and formula, organic fruits and veggies, the proper nutritional balance of vitamins and minerals and protein and fiber, avoiding allergens, persuading (or perhaps tricking) picky eaters, and so on. Then there’s also the advice on what NOT to feed your child, especially the ... Read More »

Top Picks Via Boston Central: April 8 – April 15

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Dear Boston Exhibit To mark the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing, a selection of items from the memorial collection will be displayed in one of Boston’s most important civic buildings so visitors can once again experience the outpouring of human compassion that they represent. Central Library, 700 Boylston Street, Boston. Monday April 7 – Sunday May 11, 2014 ... Read More »

Scoot safely: Fitting your child’s sports helmet

Kickboard Scooters are flying out of our stores (check out these great sale prices!), and where there are scooters, there should be helmets. Whether your child is scooting or skating, skiing or biking, it’s so easy to provide excellent protection and peace of mind with a good helmet, and we’ve got a great selection of adorable designs from Nutcase. One ... Read More »

Top Picks Via Boston Central: April 2 – April 8

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Ben Rudnick and Friends Concert and Family Works Event Music from seven time Parents’ Choice Award winners Ben Rudnick and Friends, an art project for the kids, a collection of goods for Room to Grown, fabulous free coffee and available brunch from TICO. 222 Berkeley Street, Boston. Saturday, Apr 5, 2014 Ice Chips Show of Champions The Skating Club of ... Read More »

The best deal ever from Stokke!

If you’ve been keeping an eagle eye on our blog (and if you have, thank you!), you may remember that back in 2009, we touted the “Best Stokke Sleepi Promotion Ever,” in which Stokke offered free mattresses for the Stokke Sleepi System. Naturally, as with any brand we love, Stokke is always stepping up their game, so we’re pleased to ... Read More »

Stroller cleaning for Passover – or just for Spring!

Stroller Cleaning at Magic Beans Fairfield, CT 1530 Post Road Monday, April 7 11am – 6pm Sign up at our Eventbrite page  Stroller Cleaning at Magic Beans Brookline 312 Harvard Street Wednesday, April 9 3pm – 7pm Sign up at our Eventbrite page  Stroller Cleaning at Magic Beans Norwell 45 Pond Street Thursday, April 10 11am – 5pm Sign up ... Read More »

Top Picks Via Boston Central: March 26 – April 1

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Brundibar and But the Giraffe A fairytale opera for the entire family, Brundibar celebrates the triumph of the helpless over tyranny and the transformative power of art. 450 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge. Thursday, Mar 6, 2014 - Sunday, Apr 6, 2014 Family Opera: Rain Dance The tale of animals on the South African savannah facing a drought, the Machiavellian lion whom they elect ... Read More »