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Are magnets safe for babies?

2016 has been an amazing year for innovation in the baby gear world, from the Cybex Cloud Q Infant Car Seat to the BabyZen YoYo+. Among our favorite innovative products are those that use magnets, most notably the 4Moms High Chair, which uses magnets to easily glide the tray onto the tracks (and hold magnetic dishes and utensils in place, ... Read More »

Double Feature: 2016’s Best Double Strollers

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Exclusive offer today from Magic Beans! Email specialoffer@mbeans.com to claim yours. Act now! First off: congratulations! Whether you’re expecting number two, or you have twins on the way, your family is expanding. There’s a lot of things to think about. One of the most important pieces of parenting gear you’ll want in your tool belt of tricks is a solid double stroller. ... Read More »

Traveling with a newborn: your baby gear guide

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A lot of “travelling with baby” articles talk about how to get through the airport with your toddler. But there’s not quite as much information out there about how to travel with a newborn – especially if you have to do it alone. A lot of people are going to just say “don’t,” but we know that life happens. A ... Read More »

Uppababy Vista vs. Cybex Priam (ratings/reviews/prices)

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Exclusive offer today from Magic Beans! Email specialoffer@mbeans.com to claim yours. Act now! UPPAbaby and Cybex are premium baby brands that have a lot of things in common, including a commitment to safety, car seats that new parents are willing to wait for. But above all, they share the same mission: designing baby gear that is functional while still looking good. Cybex ... Read More »

Boredom at 30,000 Feet: How to keep kids entertained on a plane!

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It takes about 8 hours to fly from Boston to San Diego. This doesn’t include showing up to the terminal at 5am with all your stuff in tow, getting through security, waiting patiently through the twenty minute delay to board the plane, and sitting through the layover in Newark or Houston. That’s a long time, and it’s trying on even the most ... Read More »

A Stroller Romance: The Thule Urban Glide vs the BOB Flex

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The rain beat against the sidewalk, and cars streamed past, as Ashley gazed into the store window. Her two loves stood side by side in the display, stoic and silent, unaware of the turmoil that raced inside Ashley’s troubled heart. “I’m sorry,” Ashley whispered. “I just can’t decide.”   Ashley met BOB on her first day as a new employee ... Read More »