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VIDEO: The 2016 BOB Revolution FLEX Stroller!

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The BOB Revolution Flex all-terrain stroller has always been a favorite of Magic Beans. In fact, it’s probably the only stroller in Magic Beans history that each employee really loves (we’re an opinionated lot!). The BOB’s reputation for having the best steering and most durable materials is well deserved, and it’s maintained this positive reputation for years on end. If ... Read More »

The Art of Stroller Matchmaking

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As the blog editor and content writer here at Magic Beans, it’s my job to know our product selection inside-out, but not necessarily to get hands-on with the gear, or with our customers. But last week, I had to insist on being part of a very special stroller consultation: my friend Jessica, who I’ve known for over 10 years, is ... Read More »

Meet the seats: Convertible car seats from Diono


So you’re looking for a convertible car seat and you’ve heard of this popular brand called Diono. You’ve gone to their website (, marveled at their user-friendly and clear-cut website, and admired the stamps for the multitude of awards the brand has acquired over the years. But… how do you choose which Diono seat is right for you? There are ... Read More »

VIDEO: Nuna Mixx Stroller review

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We’ve been raving about the Nuna Mixx Stroller for a while here at Spilling the Beans, and we’re not alone: describes it as a “swanky, sturdy recliner on wheels,” and blogger Teryn Skye calls it “one of my favorite strollers I’ve ever used.” Reviewers love the flexible seating options, the simple one-handed lever-operated recline, the compact fold (with the seat!), ... 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 »

Shop local: the 5 (other) best baby stores in Boston!

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We can never thank our customers enough for supporting local businesses like Magic Beans! Our five Boston-area stores and our booming website have you nicely covered for all things baby: strollers, car seats, nursery furniture, apparel, nursing gear, feeding gear, and the whole kit and caboodle.  Our honors include Best of Boston, the Boston Parents’ Paper Family Favorites, and the Boston ... Read More »