14 Tattoo Ideas For Parents Wanting to Honor Their Kids
When you have a child, it changes your life forever, and many parents decide to honor that permanence with a tattoo for their little one. From names and dates to blocks and elephants, the sky's the limit when it comes to ink representing your kiddo. Whether you're a new mom or a veteran in the game of parenthood, we rounded up 14 tattoo ideas to inspire you to keep a part of your child with you at all times.
Plain and simple.
A way to show off some of the most important days of your life — your kids' birthdays.
Handprints and Footprints
Before putting the handprints and footprints from the hospital in the baby book, take them to your nearest tattoo artist!
If you don't want to commit to a handprint or footprint, go with a simple fingerprint, like this one that was shaped into a heart.
From the time you hear that first beautiful beat on the sonogram, your baby's heartbeat will be something you want to remember forever.
A subtle, alternative way to represent all of your babies.
They can't stay little forever — or can they?
No matter where you go, you can always carry that special place your baby was born with you.
A Sweet Sentiment
This one reads, "I am because you are," but there is no shortage of beautiful quotes and phrases for showing love for your little.
Everyone associates those colorful alphabet blocks with kiddos, making them a cute and creative way to spell out your baby's name, like this dad did.
Forget the stick figures on the back window of your car, you can represent your family in a million other ways, like with this adorable elephant family tattoo.
With names or without, show off the infinite love you have for your littles.
Don't ever lose your little Picasso's masterpieces over the years.
Whether they spelled out their name for the first time or made your heart melt with a love note, capture that kid handwriting in ink.