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Author Archives: Mike Volpe

Our guide to infant car seat adapters

Let’s start from the beginning: what are infant car seat adapters, and why do you need one? To answer this question, we need to talk about the two kinds of car seats: Infant car seats: Suitable for use from birth; click on and off a base in your car, and have a carry handle, so you can tote the seat with ... Read More »

Nuna vs. Nuna: the Tavo Stroller vs. the Mixx Stroller

If you follow the world of baby gear, by now you’ve probably heard of Nuna, the Dutch brand who first made waves in the US with their Leaf Floating Baby Lounger and subsequently followed up with one of the lightest, safest infant car seats on the market, the Nuna Pipa. Their initial strollers were great in their own right but didn’t ... Read More »

We love Cybex! A review of the Cloud Q Infant Car Seat (Ratings/Reviews/Prices)

cloud q infant car seat on priam stroller

Exclusive offer today from Magic Beans! Email specialoffer@mbeans.com to claim yours. Act now! Cybex has always been a fan favorite for Magic Beans staff, as a company with a mind for safety, engineering, and aesthetic. It’s rare that a company really focuses so intensely on all three of these, and the new, long-awaited Cybex Cloud Q Infant Car Seat reflects all of ... Read More »

Single strollers: the best of 2016 at Magic Beans

This year’s top recommendations start with the obvious: we’re still huge fans of the UPPAbaby Vista Stroller, which has the same wonderful intuitive design and terrific features as last year. I’ll also always recommend that Bugaboo Cameleon 3 Stroller, which is still the most durable, multi-faceted baby stroller out there. We’ve done tons of reviews of both on Spilling the ... Read More »

Cybex Priam review: the latest in stroller luxury

Where do you even begin with the Cybex Priam Stroller? Just look at it! The stroller is so truly and completely elegant in its design that it blows me away, transporting me to a magical land of luxury. And when I say luxury, yes, that does also refer to the price tag – but the Priam does a lot of ... Read More »