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Getting ready for day camp: a beginner’s guide

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Kids grow fast, and there’s a new transition every day: graduating from an infant car seat to a convertible car seat, from a bottle to a sippy cup, from diapers to big-kid underpants, and so on. A child’s first day camp experience comes with its own transitions as well, especially if you start young. It’s an exciting time, but a ... Read More »

Video: Five infant car seats that make installation easier

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Installing a car seat can be an epic pain, and according to the NHTSA, as many as 3 out of 4 seats are installed incorrectly. This vexing issue is largely due to the huge amount of variation in vehicle designs – if the car’s back seat has metal hinges, an eensy-weensy middle seat, improperly placed anchors, rigid seats, a seat hump, or ... Read More »

New at Drool: debuts from Bugaboo, Cybex & Ergobaby!

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UPDATE: The Cybex Aton Cloud Q is expected to be available in February 2016. The Drool Baby Expo provides all the companies we love with a rare opportunity to show off their wares in person to an eager audience of parents-to-be – and provides Boston families with a rare opportunity to get one-on-one demos from the creators of the coolest products ... Read More »

Luxury vs Convenience: The Babyzen YoYo vs the UPPAbaby G-Luxe Umbrella Stroller

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Exclusive offer today from Magic Beans! Email specialoffer@mbeans.com to claim yours. Act now! Ok, so this title may be a little bit misleading: both the Babyzen YoYo Stroller and the well-loved UPPAbaby G-Luxe Umbrella Stroller offer terrific comfort for kids and convenience for parents on the go. Every family will need a sturdy lightweight stroller as their child gets older and becomes ... Read More »

Friday fun: artisanal car seats and more from the Onion

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If you’re an Onion fan (and we are), you know how delightful and wicked their satire can be, skewering social and political trends of every kind. This video caught our attention because we take car seats very seriously: I’m going to assume that Mrs. Manning-Devlin knows what she’s talking about when she asserts that the Nantucket Dandy weaving pattern is ... Read More »