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

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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 »

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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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 on the market! In case you missed it, here are three of the newest, ... Read More »

An intro to the new breed of infant car seats

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All of the infant car seats that you can purchase anywhere in the US pass certain safety standards, but manufacturers are constantly trying to one-up each other with new technologies that help seats protect kids better, and make them easier to install. Manufacturers have often been hesitant to add these features because they add cost to sourcing, assembly, and production, ... Read More »

European Standards vs American Standards: Car Seat Edition

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by Chelsea Abbott There are a few main differences between European car seats and American car seats, one of the most obvious being the European adoption of the ISOfix. This was recommended by the United Nations and utilized by the European Nations in the mid 1990s. The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) opted not to utilize this system, ... Read More »