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Spilling the Beans

  • New Magic Beans gift registry goes live!
    April 14, 2009

    New Magic Beans gift registry goes live!

    Magic Beans is pleased to announce the launch of our brand new gift registry!  We’re excited about the upgrade and all of the conveniences it will bring.  Some of the new features include: Real-time editing and updating, allowing you to...

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  • March 25, 2009

    phil&teds acquires Mountain Buggy

    In a grand Kiwi stroller marriage, phil&teds has successfully acquired Mountain Buggy. The press release we received via fax this morning stresses that this is not a “takeover” but rather an opportunity to create a dynamic new synergybetween the two...

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  • October 28, 2008

    Breastfeeding in public – you can help.

    Many of you have emailed me after reading my Amtrak story to ask whether there are laws in Massachusetts that protect women breastfeeding in public. As it turns out, there are not. But there is legislation in progress. From what...

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  • October 24, 2008

    Busted for Breastfeeding on Amtrak

    This is the sort of thing I read about in newspapers, but isn’t supposed to happen to me. But it did. A couple of weeks ago, after spending Rosh Hashanah in New York, we decided to travel back to Boston...

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  • April 30, 2008

    What’s the deal with BPA?

    Yesterday, I received a statement from the JPMA (Juvenile Products Manufacturing Association), the well-respected organization that, among many other functions, sets safety standards for many of the most common baby products on the market. In this statement, the JPMA continues...

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  • Mountain Buggy Rebrands
    March 7, 2008

    Mountain Buggy Rebrands

    In the face of growing competition, Mountain Buggy is roaring back with a whole new brand identity. Over the past two years, they’ve been doing extensive market research throughout the USA. Now, armed with an excellent idea of who their...

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  • February 5, 2008

    The Birth Book & Blog

    On my recent vacation, I read a book called “Birth: The Surprising History of How We are Born” by Tina Cassidy. I thought it was phenomenal – really well-researched, and the presentation was so engaging that it was as hard...

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  • January 1, 2008

    A view in the womb

    A few weeks ago, I was contacted by a woman whose company recently opened an elective 3D-4D ultrasound, Goldenview Ultrasound, just down the street from our store in Brookline. She was interested in doing some marketing together, since our businesses...

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