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Category Archives: Car Seats

When is it time to move your child to a booster seat?

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There are a lot of people asking lately if and when they can safely move their little one out of their convertible car seat and into a booster seat (using the car’s lap belt instead of a 5-point harness). It’s a hard question to answer because it really is one big gray area. As long as your child is still ... Read More »

VIDEO: The best stroller travel systems of 2016

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The noise and motion of a car provides a sleep environment that many infants enjoy, perhaps even a little too much: a study claimed that the average British family drove 1,322 miles in a year to get their baby to sleep!* Regardless of how you got the baby to sleep, after he’s dropped off, the LAST thing you want to ... Read More »

How do you install a car seat in a taxicab?

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If you’re not going to hold your baby in your arms while riding in your own car, you’re certainly not going to do it while zooming around New York City in a yellow cab. Cabs in some states are legally exempt from car seat laws that apply to regular cars, but it doesn’t matter – your kid isn’t safe without ... Read More »

Infant car seats: the best of 2016 at Magic Beans

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When asked to write about the best infant car seats of 2016, the first brand that popped to mind immediately was Nuna. The Nuna Pipa Infant Car Seat has not only dominated our infant car seats sales in 2015, but has changed the game for all infant car seats. It’s light (only 7.7 pounds), it’s narrow, it’s so easy to install ... Read More »

Convertible car seats: the best of 2016 at Magic Beans

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    Buying your first convertible car seat can be a stressful process, especially considering this is the seat that your child will likely spend the longest number of years in. You want to be comfortable with your purchase and pick something that is safe and that you trust, but sometimes other factors can interfere: for instance, what type of ... Read More »

Enter to win a Britax Boulevard ClickTight Convertible Car Seat!

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ENTER NOW Everybody loves free stuff, even handsome Hollywood stars.* And free stuff comes in extra-handy when you’ve got kids: babies need a LOT of gear. So we’ve decided to add some excitement to your new year with some great giveaways, and the first prize in our Warm Up Your Winter With Giveaways promo is a true classic: the Britax Boulevard ... Read More »

Meet the seats: Convertible car seats from Diono

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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 (us.diono.com), 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 »