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Category Archives: Car Seats

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 »

Stroller travel systems: you can mix and match!

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When you, the parent in search of a baby stroller, come across the phrase “Travel System,” what you have encountered is a single company and/or brand advertising that their infant car seat can neatly plug into their stroller. It’s a great feature: this means that you can transfer your baby from the car to the stroller and back without undoing ... Read More »

Britax ClickTight Convertible Car Seats: What’s the difference?

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If you’re reading this blog then it’s likely that you’ve decided that you want to buy a Britax ClickTight convertible car seat. The question is: which one? On the Britax website, you can see this comparison chart with the 3 Britax Car seats that are carried by Magic Beans: the Britax Marathon ClickTight Convertible Car Seat, the Britax Boulevard ClickTight Convertible ... Read More »

VIDEO: How to choose an infant car seat

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The first instinct of every new parent is protectiveness – your baby is so tiny! So cute! So fragile! So YOURS! So naturally, you want the very best safety equipment for your baby when they arrive. However, as with all baby gear, “the best” is subjective when it comes to car seats. No two families are alike, and there are ... Read More »

How to handle the Britax ClickTight recall: some other great convertible car seats


Earlier this week Britax issued a far-reaching recall on many of their ClickTight convertible car seats. While recalls are always to be taken seriously, accurate information is your biggest weapon in making sure you’re properly using your baby gear in the safest way. So take a deep breath, let the opinions of internet trolls, mommy group queen-b’s, and general worry ... Read More »