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Shop local: the 5 (other) best baby stores in Boston!

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We can never thank our customers enough for supporting local businesses like Magic Beans! Our five Boston-area stores and our booming website have you nicely covered for all things baby: strollers, car seats, nursery furniture, apparel, nursing gear, feeding gear, and the whole kit and caboodle.  Our honors include Best of Boston, the Boston Parents’ Paper Family Favorites, and the Boston ... Read More »

Maximize your fun: the 5 OTHER best toy stores in Boston!

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Magic Beans is all about shopping local, and supporting independent business.  It’s your support that keep us alive and strong, and we can’t overemphasize our appreciation of your patronage. We’re very fortunate to have five stores in the Boston area in great communities, and to be recognized by Boston Magazine as Best Toy Store in Boston.  We love being the toy store of downtown Boston, as well as ... Read More »

Stock up & save on baby gear at the Boston Drool Baby Expo on May 13!

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Ok, so you’ve gotten the good news that you’re pregnant – now what? It’s time to make a doctor’s appointment, check out your health insurance, find out your company’s maternity leave policy, get some prenatal vitamins, research the latest foods-you-should-eat and foods-you-shouldn’t eat, figure out when to tell who, check your budget, discuss parenting with your partner, start thinking about ... Read More »

Light up the night! Holiday sparkle all over Boston

Every family has their own traditions for the holidays, whether it’s before, during, or after Christmas or Hanukkah. My Hanukkah-observing family, for instance, would spend our Christmas Eve driving through the nearby suburbs to see what kinds of gorgeous, lavish Christmas displays other families had created. My sister and I couldn’t get enough of it – it would get late ... Read More »