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Another Stokke debut: the 2016 Stokke MyCarrier Baby Carrier!

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2016 has been an exciting year for Stokke so far, and the fun isn’t over: on May 1, you can get the newest version of the well-loved Stokke MyCarrier! The “Holy Grail of baby carriers” was already winning accolades for its thoroughly adjustable design, created to ensure that parents of varying sizes can enjoy carrying their baby in comfort; reviewers also loved ... Read More »

Boston families: smart activities for kids during April vacation

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It’s easy to forget if you’ve been living here for a while that Boston is a pretty unique and special place to live: it’s small and a bit provincial as cities go, but the cultural and historical institutions here are second to none.  Colleges and universities? We’ve got a few. Museums and art galleries? We have those too. Historical sites? ... Read More »

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

  Shop the latest and greatest booster seats at Magic Beans!  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 ... Read More »

A guide to air travel with babies: regulations, gear & more

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At Magic Beans Boston, at the Prudential Center in Back Bay, our proximity to countless hotels in the area and a shuttle bus to and from the Logan Airport mean that we get a lot of questions about air travel with a little one in tow. Unfortunately, there is no quick, easy, and foolproof answer, but hopefully this blog can answer some ... Read More »

An interview with Bumbleride CEO Matt Reichardt: meet the Speed Jogging Stroller & more!

Since 2004, Bumbleride co-founders Matt and Emily Reichardt have been designing strollers “as gear, purpose-built to perform whether taking your little ones on a trail run or navigating the local farmers market.” This year’s new debuts are even more outdoorsy than ever: Bumbleride has just introduced their first designated running stroller, and some eco-friendly new fabrics, too. In this interview ... Read More »

Stroller comparison: 2016 Maclaren Quest vs UPPAbaby G-Luxe Umbrella Stroller

Exclusive offer today from Magic Beans! Email specialoffer@mbeans.com to claim yours. Act now! I’m so excited to see the Maclaren stroller line come back to our stores!  If you didn’t already know: Maclaren is the originator of the umbrella stroller design, so they’ve had 50 years to perfect their engineering, while competitors can only make knockoffs of the original to ... Read More »