Best of Long Beach

Where to Get Kids Ears Pierced in Long Beach

When we were little you just went and got your ears pierced at Claire’s. Now there are a ton of options when wondering where to get kids ears pierced in Long Beach. Whether you’re looking to get baby’s ears pierced in Long Beach or your older child has decided they’re ready, we’ve got a place that will meet your needs.

My daughter is seven and just decided she wants to get her ears pierced. My lobes are hole-free, so this was a whole new experience for me! Which meant I had to research my butt off.

The biggest question I had was, where should I take my kid to get her ears pierced?

I remember my Mom taking my sister to Merle Norman to get her ears pierced. But I was pretty sure that was some outdated information! (Does Merle Norman even exist anymore??)

So I asked friends, family, the internet. Here’s everything you need to know about safe options for getting your kids ears pierced.

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Where to Get Kids’ Hair Cut in Long Beach

Looking for a great place to get a kids’ hair cut in Long Beach? We’ve got a list of local, kid-friendly salons near you.

Getting your kids’ haircut can be an ordeal. Some kids are afraid, some don’t like the various noises and sensations, and some just have a hard time sitting still for that long.

Whatever the case, getting your kids’ haircut isn’t a lot of fun.

However, there are some kid-friendly salons nearby that can make the experience so much better. Take a look at this list of where to get kids’ hair cut in Long Beach for ways to make the process less painful (for everyone involved!)

kids' hair salon; text: the best kids' hair salons in long beach

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The Best Children’s Dentists in Long Beach

Looking for a great kids’ dentist is Long Beach? We have several options for children’s dentists in the area, so you can find the one that takes your insurance and fits your family’s needs.

Going to the dentist with kids can be a truly daunting task. First, there’s deciding when to take them. Then, deciding what kind of dentist the need.

And once you get all that sorted out, you still need to find a children’s dentist near you that accepts your insurance.

It’s…. a lot.

So we’ve made it a little easier for you. Here are the best children’s dentists in Long Beach, along with the pros and cons of each one. It’ll help you decide which Long Beach dentist is right for your kids.

So here we go- let’s find you a kids’ dentist!

boy at dentist; text: the best kids' dentists in long beach

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Pirate Adventures in Long Beach

Do you have a mini matey that loves all things pirates? We’ve got the best playgrounds, events, and swashbuckling fun for the best pirate adventures in Long Beach.

It seems to be a right of passage that kids will eventually go through a pirate phase. Whether they are obsessed with riding Pirates of the Caribbean at Disneyland, playing swords in the backyard or telling pirate jokes (Why can’t pirates learn the alphabet? Because they’re stuck at c/sea), “thar be a pirate phase ahead.”

Pirates are just fun.

Luckily, we live in close proximity to a ton of ways to have pirate fun. From parks with a pirate theme, pirate shops, and even a full-blown Pirate Invasion, you’ll find a wide variety of pirate experiences in Long Beach.

So here’s a list of all the pirate fun in Long Beach for your family to enjoy!

pirate adventures in Long Beach

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Best Kid Date Dessert Spots in Long Beach

Looking for a fun – and tasty! – place to go for a special treat with your kid? Trying to think of where to go on your next kid date in Long Beach? Check out the best dessert spots in Long Beach to take your kids!

My kids’ love language just might be chocolate. Followed by quality time. So when it came to finding ways for us to connect one on one, dessert kid dates in Long Beach were a perfect fit.

And so we began exploring our city looking for the best dessert in Long Beach.

Our kids had a fantastic time helping us do research! We loved realizing how much you can get kids to open up and share over dessert. Whether you’re looking to reconnect with your kids or just have a yummy dessert in Long Beach, we’ve got what you’re looking for.

We’ve enjoyed ice cream and cinnamon rolls, cookies and cupcakes, and are bringing you our favorite spots. Did we miss one of your favorites? Drop it in the comments so we can check it out and add it to our list!

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What Should I Do With My Kids Today in Long Beach?

We’ve all been there- a whole long day stretched ahead of you, and you’re asking yourself, “what should I do with my kids today?” You’re in luck- we have a whole list of things to do with your kids today in Long Beach.

Summer is here, and we try to keep our kids busy. Summer camps, pool days, beach days- all the good stuff.

We also try to sprinkle in plenty of “do nothing” days, letting them get bored, roaming the neighborhood and riding bikes.

But then there are those OTHER days. Where it’s clear that we’ll all be miserable if we stay home, but I have no idea what to do with my kids today.

And that’s where this list comes in.

If you also find yourself asking, “what should I do with my kids today in Long Beach?” you’re in luck- we have a whole list of super fun ways to entertain your kids (and yourself!) close to home.

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Where Do Kids Eat Free in Long Beach?

We love going out to eat with our kids (well, most of the time). But restaurant visits with kids can break the bank! So where do kids eat free in Long Beach? Read on to find out!

Look, most of the times, we really enjoy eating out with our kids.

But there are the other times- you know what I mean- when you would have had just as much fun staying home and setting $75 on fire. It would cost the same, and be just as enjoyable.

Going to restaurants with kids is a total risk, and so we’re always on the hunt to save money at restaurants with our kids.

And that’s how we found this list of places where kids eat free in Long Beach. Check them out and save some money on your next restaurant visit!

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Kid Friendly Restaurants in Long Beach

Looking for a meal out, but need a kid friendly restaurant in Long Beach? No worries- this city has tons of restaurants at all levels that are perfect for taking kids to! Read on for the full list of the best restaurants with kids in Long Beach.

Pre-kids, we LOVED going out to restaurants. Long Beach has so many amazing restaurants to choose from, and we spent lots of time checking out new spots every weekend.

We assumed this tradition would continue once we had our first baby.

And it did….kind of?

We quickly found out that not every restaurant in Long Beach is great for kids. (We’ll save Bungalow Kitchen, 555, and Saint and Second for our date nights!) But we did find a list of good restaurants to take kids to around here.

And we’re sharing it with you!

Read on for a list of the best kid friendly restaurants in Long Beach.

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