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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

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Exclusive offer today from Magic Beans! Email 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 »

How do you get a free breast pump? Talk to Acelleron at Drool Baby Expo on April 7!

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DROOL BABY EXPO APRIL 7, 2016, 3PM-9PM Everyone loves free stuff, and babies are pretty expensive, so it was thrilling for parents all over the country to hear that the Affordable Care Act would require insurers to cover your breast pump and lactation counseling. But there’s the rub: you’re still dealing with private insurers, and that inevitably means headaches. In ... Read More »

The 5 OTHER best specialty baby stores in America!

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When you’re selecting a stroller, there’s no substitute for a test-drive: you can research and order a stroller sight-unseen and you’ll probably like it, but if you want to find your truly perfect match, visiting our baby stores, standing behind a stroller, and seeing how it feels to wheel is the key to discovering buggy love. Likewise, there are a zillion other ... Read More »

Drool Baby Expo is almost here: meet the locals!

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  DROOL BABY EXPO APRIL 7, 2016 3PM – 9PM GET TICKETS NOW At Magic Beans, we specialize in equipping you with all of the products that make your parenting journey easier, and hopefully more fun, too. At Drool Baby Expo, you can see all of these products in one place, try them out, chat with their creators, and do ... Read More »

The best toys for birthday presents for kids of all ages

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Our blog tends to lean heavily towards our baby gear selection, and there’s a reason for that: it takes a bit more contemplation to choose a stroller (a larger investment on a product you’ll use every day) than it does to choose a toy for any kid. And if you’re shopping for your own kid, it’s not hard to choose which ... Read More »

After Isis Parenting: baby classes & more in Boston

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It’s been a bit over two years since Isis Parenting suddenly closed their doors, leaving parents and businesses in Boston, Georgia, and Texas scrambling to fill in the gap. Isis was a legendary support system for pregnant moms and new parents: as Dawn Murray of Hingham told the Boston Globe, “I took a childbirth class there. I took a breast-feeding ... Read More »