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  • May 10, 2006

    Powder Puff, girls?

    Over the past few years, baby powder has fallen from grace. Formerly hailed as a cure-all for a vareity of baby skin irritations, concerns surfaced about the safety of inhaling talc, now considered to be a carcinogen in the same...

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  • May 10, 2006

    Silver Cross returns

    After a sudden and unannounced withdrawal from the US market in 2005, Silver Cross is starting over. Hopefully this is good news. The new distributor, London Bridge Partners, is affiliated with Infantino, a well-run company that currently specializes in toys...

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  • May 9, 2006

    Fit to be a parent

    Finding time for exercise is particularly challenging for busy parents. There’s a big trend towards bringing along baby, with stroller exercise classes sprouting up all over the country. So I was psyched when I saw the new Strollometer, a very...

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  • February 20, 2006

    How fast can you stack some cups?

    Stacking Cups Movie Here is the movie I took of the incredible cup stackers at Toy Fair. Enjoy. The post How fast can you stack some cups? appeared first on Spilling the Beans - Magic Beans.

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  • February 16, 2006

    It’s all a blur…

    The last day of Toy Fair is always crazy. The exhibit halls close at 4pm, and it’s a race to the finish. There are booths to revisit, decisions to be made, and we’re all trying to commit every last product...

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  • Third Day’s a Charm
    February 15, 2006

    Third Day’s a Charm

    Today was my most productive day yet. I covered a lot of ground and saw a lot of interesting things, including a couple of guys who can stack cups so fast, you can’t see their hands move. The stacks just...

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  • February 13, 2006

    Blizzard in the Big Apple

    This day has been such a series of adventures, it’s hard to think straight. When we woke up this morning, the snow was already piling up, drifting and blowing all around. We ignored the mayor’s pleas to stay off the...

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