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BOB Strollers & Britax car seats on sale October 14-30!

  It may not have necessarily seemed like a natural combination when Britax acquired BOB in 2011, but we warmed up to the combo pretty quickly: both companies have the same commitment to safety, quality, and innovative design. As BOB cofounder and CEO Roger Malinowski said when the acquisition occurred, “When you look at the thoughtful engineering behind the BRITAX stroller line ... Read More »

New Britax car seats & travel systems: Solstice Grey!

britax solstice grey boulevard car seat

With the yearly ABC Kids Spring Show comes even more new baby gear announcements! And it’s no surprise that a lot of these gear items are coming in one particular color – grey is everywhere in 2016, and given that grey is such a popular color for cars, and Britax is one of the top names in car seats, it’s no surprise ... Read More »

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

cindy booster seats

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 one big gray area. As long as your child is still ... Read More »

Convertible car seats: the best of 2016 at Magic Beans

meghan clek

    Buying your first convertible car seat can be a stressful process, especially considering this is the seat that your child will likely spend the longest number of years in. You want to be comfortable with your purchase and pick something that is safe and that you trust, but sometimes other factors can interfere: for instance, what type of ... Read More »

31 Days of Giveaways: celebrate our anniversary with a giveaway every day in July!

magic beans front

Every year since our fifth anniversary in 2009, we’ve been celebrating another year of Magic Beans with an entire month of giveaways.  And we’re not talking about little prizes, either:  this is some primo gear! Strollers, toys, cribs, nursing chairs, car seats, skin care items, bike helmets, scooters – everything you’ve been craving for your kiddos will be on the ... Read More »

Car seats then and now: from the 1940s to the present


As technological advances zoom forward over the course of our lifetime, every familiar product is transformed into something sleeker, more efficient, and more effective: for instance, could we have imagined in 1990 what the humble telephone would turn into? I’m still kind of amazed. Ironically, I almost never actually use my phone to call anyone (I prefer texting), but today ... Read More »