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Celebrate new beginnings with the Bugaboo Special Edition Van Gogh Bee Complete Stroller

The mythology of Vincent Van Gogh tends to emphasize the sadder aspects of his life, but the great painter’s sentimental side is often forgotten. A huge number of his works were portraits of or tributes to his family, including portraits of his mother, sister, father, and grandfather, and numerous paintings and drawings of the family vicarage, garden, and church. His 1890 ... Read More »

For the rugged outdoors-mom: The Bugaboo Buffalo Stroller vs. the BOB Revolution FLEX

Our staff at Magic Beans in Brookline took full advantage of the record-breaking snowfall this year by taking every floor model out for a walk. The results showed that very few strollers can gracefully handle snow and slush. Most, even with locked front wheels, turned into push-sleds. The Bugaboo Buffalo Stroller and the BOB Revolution Flex Stroller were the only models that ... Read More »

Potty Training Part 2: How To Potty-Train Your Child

By Cecilia Matson, MA, Child Development Expert and Stacey Jackson Flammia, MLA, Adult Learning and Development Specialist. Galoop – Child Development Classes for Babies and Toddlers and Expert Advice for Caregivers Coolidge Corner, Brookline, MA www.galoopclasses.com facebook.com/GaloopClasses   In our last blog on this topic, we talked about the signs of readiness for potty training. These signs are important, so ... Read More »

10 Ways to Pass the Time When Baby Keeps You Up At Night

By about 6 months of age, my daughter Reese was a champion sleeper, giving my husband and I up to 11 hours per night to relax and recharge. Sadly, sleep regressions are a thing, and when those pesky molars decided to make an appearance when Reese hit her 15th month, everything changed. That got me thinking back to how I ... Read More »

Practical tips for reading readiness, based in science!

The benefits of reading to kids from infancy onwards are obvious: they learn vocabulary, they enjoy the pictures, and they love spending the time bonding with you! But Professor Daniel T. Willingham of the University of Virginia warns parents not to fret too much about teaching kids the alphabet, or starting very early with reading instruction. In an interview with ... Read More »

New colors and more updates from Jané! Stroller style from Spain

Jané will be appearing at the Drool Baby Expo on May 13! At Drool, you’ll have a rare opportunity to push a Rider, a Trider, or a Nanuq, talk to brand representatives about why these strollers are amazing, and compare your favorite head-to-head with other brands. Learn more about Drool and get your tickets today at www.droolbabyexpo.com! Every stroller that ... Read More »