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Traveling with a newborn: your baby gear guide

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A lot of “travelling with baby” articles talk about how to get through the airport with your toddler. But there’s not quite as much information out there about how to travel with a newborn – especially if you have to do it alone. A lot of people are going to just say “don’t,” but we know that life happens. A ... Read More »

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 »

Halloween candy buyback at Magic Beans! Nov. 1-4

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HALLOWEEN CANDY BUYBACK NOVEMBER 1-4 Find your nearest Magic Beans The struggle is real: while every family has their own take on how to regulate sweets, at the end of this holiday, every single kid is going to have their very own king-sized stash of Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, mini-bags of M&Ms and Skittles, Snickers bars, Starbursts, and those nasty ... Read More »

Stroller travel systems: you can mix and match!

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When you, the parent in search of a baby stroller, come across the phrase “Travel System,” what you have encountered is a single company and/or brand advertising that their infant car seat can neatly plug into their stroller. It’s a great feature: this means that you can transfer your baby from the car to the stroller and back without undoing ... Read More »

Pick up some speed with Bumbleride in 2016: Meet the new Bumbleride Speed Jogger!

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The Bumbleride Indie, while not officially a jogging stroller, has long been a favorite of casual joggers, with a lockable wheel and big air-filled tires, along with a ton of other perks (all-terrain wheels, rear suspension, tons of storage, eco-friendly fabrics, a HUGE canopy, a near-flat recline, and more). This year, Bumbleride is adding another option for more dedicated joggers: ... Read More »

ABC Expo Update: New features on the Babyzen YoYo+ Stroller!

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The Babyzen YoYo Stroller has been a breakout hit for one big reason: because this tiny dynamo is so beautifully designed for travel, with the ability to fold up small enough to fit in the overhead compartment on a plane! And it crams a lot of features into that small space, with four-wheel suspension, a “soft drive” system, a roomy and ... Read More »