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The latest in innovation: the 4Moms Self-Installing Car Seat!

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  SIGN UP FOR MORE INFO ABOUT THE 4MOMS SELF INSTALLING CAR SEAT HERE It’s pretty wild living in 2016, isn’t it? Along with hoverboards and tiny computers that fit in our pockets, we now live in an era where you can buy a robotic baby bouncer or a self-folding stroller, and video baby monitors? Pssh, everyone has one. You’ll note ... Read More »

VIDEO: the NEW Nuna Rava Convertible Car Seat vs. the Clek Foonf

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It’s not always easy to compare the very top-of-the-line gear in our selection: the differences between, say, two Bugaboo strollers, can be pretty subtle. (Do you want the stroller that handles rough terrain by reversing the handlebar, or the one that handles rough terrain with very large tires? Think carefully!) Comparing the new Nuna Rava Convertible Car Seat with the Clek ... Read More »

Yet another Bugaboo debut! The Bugaboo Donkey Weekender Special Edition Stroller

SIGN UP FOR INFO ON THE BUGABOO DONKEY WEEKENDER SPECIAL EDITION STROLLER  Designer Yves Saint Laurent once said, “I have often said that I wish I had invented blue jeans. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal and simplicity.” Nobody actually knows exactly who invented blue denim (although there are many theories), but one way or another, designers have taken constant inspiration from ... Read More »

NEW: The Nuna Rava Convertible Car Seat

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AVAILABLE NOW!   Rarely does a product come around that changes a category, but the Nuna RAVA Convertible Car Seat has just blown us away. A couple of years ago, Britax came out with their Clicktight system, which finally made car seats easier to install with a seat belt as opposed to LATCH (Lower Anchor and Tether for Children). Nuna has ... Read More »

Introducing the Nuna Aace Belt-Positioning Booster Seat

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ORDER THE NUNA AACE BELT-POSITIONING BOOSTER SEAT It’s a pretty epic day for us here at Magic Beans: along with the debut of the Nuna Rava Convertible Car Seat, we’re unveiling the Nuna Aace Booster Seat as well! Like the Rava, and like the rest of the Nuna collection, the Aace takes a product that every parent needs and makes it ... Read More »

An introduction to baby sign language

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Babies have two natural means of communication: body language, and crying. As you can see from this list of newborn behavioral cues, a lot of baby communication looks pretty much identical – is he crying because he’s hungry, or because he’s tired, or because his diaper is wet, or because he’s craving a snuggle, or because he’s got colic, or because ... Read More »

A Q&A with the inventor of the Baby Merlin’s Magic Sleepsuit

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The Baby Merlin Magic Sleepsuit is getting great buzz from parents who praise how it helps their babies get to sleep and stay asleep. However, since it’s designed for a very particular stage of baby sleep, it can take some explaining. So we went straight to the source: here’s our Q&A with mom inventor Maureen Howard!   Q: How does the ... Read More »

Baby monitors: audio vs. video?

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In this modern day and age, where everything is integrated and technology is reaching new bounds every day, there are high-tech options for everything. You can get a fridge with wi-fi connectivity, you can ask your phone the quickest way to get to your friend Martha’s house, or you can use that same phone to play music in your car ... Read More »