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Doona vs. Chicco Keyfit + Caddy: which infant travel system is right for you?

By now, you’ve heard of the Doona Infant Car Seat, the most innovative transportation system on the market. It’s a car seat with wheels! It’s the Transformer of the baby world! This super-cool, brand-new-to-the-US product performs all the functions of a travel system, without a separate frame. That doesn’t mean that it’s necessarily your top choice, though, which is why, ... 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 ... Read More »

How to install your car seat: A comprehensive guide

The most important aspect of buying a car seat is being educated on how to install it properly. Every seat we sell provides superb protection for your child on the go, but the safety features of the seats will only work properly if the seat is installed correctly. It’s a good idea to consult a Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPST) ... Read More »

Baby Carrier Faceoff! The NEW Ergobaby 360 vs. the Beco Gemini Baby Carrier (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

Shop all Ergobaby and Beco at Magic Beans If you’ve ever been brave enough to enter a baby megastore, you’ve already figured out that there are thousands upon thousands of doodads, doohickeys, thingamabobs, whatsits, contraptions, and gizmos available for the care and feeding of your child. With all that dizzying variety, how on earth do you narrow it down to ... Read More »

European Standards vs American Standards: Car Seat Edition

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, focusing more solely ... Read More »

10 common car seat mistakes

Z in his car seat

Car seats are among the most complicated pieces of gear most parents will encounter – probably more complicated than you think, so be prepared! Here’s a list of 10 mistakes a lot of parents make. If anything sounds familiar to you, don’t feel bad: I’ve been guilty of at least 7/10 of the things on this list over the years. ... Read More »