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Category Archives: Car Seats

Doona vs. Chicco Keyfit + Caddy: which infant travel system is right for you?

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By now, you’ve heard of the Doona Infant Car Seat, the most innovative transportation system on the market. It’s a car seat with wheels! It’s the Transformer of the baby world! This super-cool, brand-new-to-the-US product performs all the functions of a travel system, without a separate frame. That doesn’t mean that it’s necessarily your top choice, though, which is why, ... Read More »

Car seats then and now: from the 1940s to the present

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As technological advances zoom forward over the course of our lifetime, every familiar product is transformed into something sleeker, more efficient, and more effective: for instance, could we have imagined in 1990 what the humble telephone would turn into? I’m still kind of amazed. Ironically, I almost never actually use my phone to call anyone (I prefer texting), but today ... Read More »

New Britax Frontier Clicktight Colors this April! Plus: see Britax at Drool!

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Britax will be at the Drool Baby Expo on May 15! Learn more here and get your tickets today!  We love Britax Clicktight car seats – and apparently, so do you, since they’ve been selling like hotcakes! The reviewers at CarSeatBlog.com are also big fans, and they really love the Britax Frontier Clicktight Harness-2-Booster. They recognize the importance of keeping kids riding ... Read More »

Car Seat Installation: Some Basics for Parenting Newbies

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While we can’t install your car seat for you (we used to, but ran into some insurance issues), making every aspect of your journey as a new parent easier is our number one priority. So, here are a few resources and tips we hope will help! Before we get started, the most important thing to remember is that CORRECT INSTALLATION ... Read More »

How to install your car seat: A comprehensive guide

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The most important aspect of buying a car seat is being educated on how to install it properly. Every seat we sell provides superb protection for your child on the go, but the safety features of the seats will only work properly if the seat is installed correctly. It’s a good idea to consult a Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPST) ... Read More »

#BritaxGameChanger: Jamie Grayson weighs in on the new Britax ClickTight Convertible Car Seats

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When you need some good, solid expert information on baby gear, you come to Magic Beans. When Magic Beans needs some good, solid expert information on baby gear, we go to Jamie Grayson, also known as TheBabyGuyNYC . Here’s Jamie’s take on the new Britax ClickTight Convertible Car Seats, which have a radical new seatbelt installation method, making it easier ... Read More »