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New this fall: Galoop Child Development Classes at Magic Beans Brookline!

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When Isis Parenting closed this past January, we wanted to make sure we were part of the effort to keep their fantastic classes and experts in circulation, and we’re delighted to be presenting Cecilia Matson’s Galoop classes at Magic Beans Brookline, starting this September! Register for Galoop classes here! Cecilia has 20 years of experience working with young children and ... Read More »

Tax-free weekend savings, August 16-17: The baby gear popularity contest

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Predicting popular products can be tough: toy crazes, in particular, ebb and flow according to the whims of tiny trendspotters, and what was yesterday’s biggest hit can be today’s biggest flop. (Unless, of course, it’s the movie Frozen, in which case the craze lasts forever. Not that we’re complaining.) Parents, however, have cooler heads, so before they decide that they ... Read More »

Meet our customer service team! A Q&A with Kate

Any baby store or toy store can offer you a decent selection, but for truly top-notch customer service, only a small company like Magic Beans will do! Our team of Toy Whizzes and Gear Gurus all love what they do, and it shows. Kate Kiley, our new Head of Customer Service, Special Events, and Donations, is the friendly voice at ... Read More »

Go Sox! A few tips on taking the kids to Fenway Park

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The Red Sox may be Boston’s most enduring and most beloved institution, and a local kid’s first pilgrimage to Fenway Park is an important initiation rite that they’ll remember fondly for many years to come. In a FenwayNation.com post, a fan writes, “Fifty-eight years ago today (July 8, 1956), my Dad took me to my first Red Sox game at ... Read More »

Bellies, Babies & Brunch: Learn all about baby gear the fun way!

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Having a baby, soon? Want to learn all about baby gear, prepping for the hospital, and more? At our Bellies, Babies & Brunch event, you can get a crash-course in important info for the expectant, while enjoying an absolutely sumptuous brunch and getting to know other parents-to-be. And you leave with a gift bag, too! Here’s how B,B&B works: Your ... Read More »

South Shore, here we come (again)

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Last February, we closed our Hingham store. It was a very hard decision, and at the time we vowed to return to the South Shore as soon as possible. In the months that followed, we spent a lot of time driving around Route 3 and looking for a new home. A few months ago, we found it. But by then, ... Read More »