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  • Skip Hop Props
    September 28, 2007

    Skip Hop Props

    OK, yes, several weeks have passed since the ABC show, and I’m still playing catch up. I’m carrying around a Stokke tote bag filled with press kits and catalogs and notes on a bunch of vendors and items I still...

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  • September 20, 2007

    Swaddle down under

    Swaddling saved my sanity with my second child, so it is a topic near and dear to my heart. For months, the only way she would fall asleep was if we swaddled her up tight, straightjacket style, and literally jumped...

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  • September 19, 2007

    ABC Photo Set

    I’ve almost finished uploading and tagging my ABC show photos to Flickr. Take a look at what I’ve got so far. The post ABC Photo Set appeared first on Spilling the Beans - Magic Beans.

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  • Maclaren to offer lifetime warranty*
    September 17, 2007

    Maclaren to offer lifetime warranty*

    *No, it’s true. Maclaren is preparing to launch a lifetime warranty against manufacturer’s defects in their strollers. All you have to do is register your stroller online within a certain timeframe after the date of purchase. To be perfectly clear,...

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  • Monterey on the way
    September 17, 2007

    Monterey on the way

    Sunshine Kids unveiled their follow-up product to the incredibly successful Radian car seat, a belt-positioning booster seat called Monterey. This is the first booster that is truly designed for a 100 pound child, with adjustments that will perfectly suit the...

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  • September 12, 2007

    Baby Bjorn lightens up

    Baby Bjorn introduced two new products at the ABC show, a new carrier and a travel crib. The carrier is called Synergy, aptly named since it’s basically a cross between the popular Active carrier and the lightweight Air carrier. This...

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  • September 12, 2007

    Sneak Picco at Recaro

    At Recaro’s booth, we were ushered into a small private room to get a quick preview of their new infant car seat, the Picco, set to debut in April. The seat itself is still in a fairly early stage of...

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  • Baby Jogger downsizes
    September 12, 2007

    Baby Jogger downsizes

    Evaluating new products isn’t usually straightforward. It’s very rare that I’ll see something and know immediately whether or not it will succeed, but when I feel that sense of certainty, I always follow my gut. On the last day of...

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  • Mutsy Slider
    September 12, 2007

    Mutsy Slider

    The Mutsy strollers have been very well received during their first year in the US. We’ve had good success with the 4-Rider model, a hybrid with four pneumatic tires (two large in the rear, two smaller in the front). The...

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