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How do you fit a car seat in a BMW? Watch our video!

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BMW is the world’s most popular luxury car brand, with over 100 models to choose from in the US. And while sports cars are central to many luxury brands, that’s not what the average customer is necessarily looking for: if you’re reading this blog, your BMW is probably a family car. Today’s family car needs to accommodate car seats, so ... Read More »

VIDEO: the NEW Nuna Rava Convertible Car Seat vs. the Clek Foonf

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THE NUNA RAVA CONVERTIBLE CAR SEAT IS NOW IN STOCK! Free shipping, no tax (outside MA & CT) It’s not always easy to compare the very top-of-the-line gear in our selection: the differences between, say, two Bugaboo strollers, can be pretty subtle. (Do you want the stroller that handles rough terrain by reversing the handlebar, or the one that handles ... Read More »

VIDEO: Baby Jogger City Mini GT Stroller vs. City Tour Stroller

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As with any term used to describe a baby stroller, “lightweight” is relative. We divvy up the weight categories of the strollers in our assortment accordingly: Ultra light: Less than 11 pounds Very light: 11-15 pounds Light: 16-20 pounds Medium: 21-15 pounds Med-Heavy: 26-30 pounds Heavy: 31-35 pounds Very heavy: 35 pounds & up By these standards, the Baby Jogger ... Read More »

New Ergobaby Adapt Carrier: no insert needed!

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New babies need a tremendous amount of stuff: the odds and ends and bits and bobs flooding into your house even before your baby makes their first appearance can be overwhelming. So while for some parents, adding an insert to their Ergobaby carrier was no big deal, for others, it just seemed like one more extra piece to manage. That’s ... Read More »

VIDEO: The 2016 BabyZen YoYo 0+ vs. the 2015 BabyZen YoYo

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Flying just isn’t much fun: between frequent delays, shrinking seats, and other passengers being inconsiderate, it’s tough enough to fly on your own. Add a smaller passenger into the mix, and you have to worry about keeping them happy, keeping them from annoying other passengers*, and even weird hassles from the TSA**. Having the right baby gear won’t eliminate all of these ... Read More »

The magical baby soothing tip: does “The Hold” work?

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If you spend as much time on the internet as we do, you’ve probably seen this very adorable clip of Dr. Robert Hamilton, of Pacific Ocean Pediatrics in Santa Monica, CA, demonstrating an amazing technique for calming down a crying newborn: The doctor demonstrates his technique in the video on a few babies who have gotten shots, and it’s downright ... Read More »

VIDEO: The 2016 BOB Revolution FLEX Stroller!

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The BOB Revolution Flex all-terrain stroller has always been a favorite of Magic Beans. In fact, it’s probably the only stroller in Magic Beans history that each employee really loves (we’re an opinionated lot!). The BOB’s reputation for having the best steering and most durable materials is well deserved, and it’s maintained this positive reputation for years on end. If ... 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 »

VIDEO: How to choose an infant car seat

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The first instinct of every new parent is protectiveness – your baby is so tiny! So cute! So fragile! So YOURS! So naturally, you want the very best safety equipment for your baby when they arrive. However, as with all baby gear, “the best” is subjective when it comes to car seats. No two families are alike, and there are ... Read More »