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Category Archives: Baby Carriers

“Please have hot hubby read the instruction manual”: babywearing tips for beginners

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It seems unlikely, judging from the picture of new dad Ryan Reynolds carrying his daughter James in a soft-structured carrier, that she stayed in this position very long:   It just doesn’t look very comfortable, does it? Luckily, if a baby is uncomfortable, they’ll make sure you know about it, so we’re guessing this incorrect carry lasted just long enough ... Read More »

Which baby wrap carrier should you buy? Our experts compare the ERGObaby wrap, Moby Wrap, Baby K’tan and the NüRoo Pocket

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Now that we’re in the throes of winter with walls of snow towering over narrow paths (or at least that’s what it’s like here in Boston), how are all the babies supposed to get around? Wrap carriers provide a great way to keep both baby and parent mobile regardless of the season. Underneath a roomy coat, you could be keeping ... Read More »

We heart Stokke! Our Cambridge manager’s faves from one of our most beloved brands


From strollers to baby carriers, cribs to high chairs, and beyond, this baby gear and lifestyle brand speaks to the modern eco-conscious and design-conscious parent. Here are a few of my personal favorites from their vast product line!   MyCarrier and MyCarrier Cool Baby Carriers These carriers are so comfortable, and they really provide back and shoulder support and distribute ... Read More »

Baby Carrier Faceoff! The NEW Ergobaby 360 vs. the Beco Gemini Baby Carrier (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

Exclusive offer today from Magic Beans! Email to claim yours. Act now! If you’ve ever been brave enough to enter a baby megastore, you’ve already figured out that there are thousands upon thousands of doodads, doohickeys, thingamabobs, whatsits, contraptions, and gizmos available for the care and feeding of your child. With all that dizzying variety, how on earth do you narrow ... Read More »

Fairfield Grand Opening Spotlight: Beco Baby


No doubt you’re familiar with the cliché of the inventor declaring “Eureka!”* But, did you know that it originated with Archimedes? According to Wikipedia: “He reportedly proclaimed “Eureka!” when he stepped into a bath and noticed that the water level rose—he suddenly understood that the volume of water displaced must be equal to the volume of the part of his ... Read More »

After the ABC Kids Expo: Taking Ergo in a new direction

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When we first encountered Ergobaby, back in 2004, Sheri described the company as “so small… I placed my first order with the founder’s dad.” Not anymore! Ergo is now a baby industry giant, and the luxuriously-sized and well-appointed booth that they shared with Orbit Baby at the ABC show was both a demonstration and a celebration of their success. Ergobaby ... Read More »

Drool Sponsor Spotlight: Mixing It Up With Ergo and Orbit

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In the era of mashups, it’s no surprise that some of our favorite baby brands are combining forces to produce gear that’s twice as useful, twice as stylish, twice as nice! ERGObaby and Orbit Baby have joined forces in a partnership that we’re hoping will result in even cooler products. You’re probably already familiar with these brands, but here’s a ... Read More »

Your baby longs to be close to you… in a Moby Wrap!

Your baby, being rather new to the world, has a short list of priorities. She’d like to be fed regularly, and even sooner than “ASAP”. She’d like to stay warm and dry. And most of all, she longs to be close to you (or another big warm person). Snuggling up close to a heartbeat keeps her happy, calm, and dozy. ... Read More »