22 Best Tattoo Design Ideas For Moms

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If you’re a mom looking for creative tattoo ideas to showcase the love you have for your kids, you’re in the right place.

Deciding which tattoo to get can be tricky. These things are permanent, after all, so you want to get something you won’t regret.

Your tattoo should showcase your unique personality, and in this case, honor your children.

When you’re ready to get a tattoo, make sure you choose an artist with experience and talent. Make sure you request to view the artist’s portfolio and don’t feel obligated to work with any artist if something doesn’t feel right to you.

There are so many ways you can personalize a tattoo and make it meaningful. You can incorporate symbols, inside jokes, names, and more.

This list of tattoo ideas for moms should definitely inspire you when choosing your next tattoo.

Temporary Tattoo: If you’re not quite ready for permanent ink, I think you’ll love this set of 16 temporary tattoos.

mom with daughters tattoo

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kids name in heart

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Choosing Your Artist

When choosing your tattoo artist, pick someone that you trust and can see yourself having fun with during the tattoo process.

Most tattoo artists have some sort of online portfolio, whether it be a website or Instagram profile.

Make sure you take the time to browse their body of work before choosing them as your tattoo artist.

cool mom tattoo

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lion and cubs tattoo

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elephants tattoo

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Take Your Time

Getting a tattoo is an important decision, so don’t rush the process. Take your time when it comes to deciding what tattoo design you want, what colors you want, and where you want the tattoo to be located.

Once you’ve decided on your tattoo, wait a few months (one year is even better) before moving forward, to ensure that you’re making a sound decision.

dad and mom tattoo

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finger and footprint tattoo

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mom holding child with moon phases

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Don’t Shop Around for the Cheapest Artist

Bargain basement prices can mean you’re risking the quality of your tattoo and the cleanliness of the equipment. Of course, this doesn’t have to be the case, but it’s something you should keep in mind.

If someone is willing to do your tattoo for $12, you should definitely pass on that. Even if you just want a small tattoo.

If you can’t afford to be tattooed by the artist you want, I recommend saving up your money until you can afford it. You won’t regret waiting, but you may regret not waiting.

mom defined tattoo

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colored foxes

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mom in heart with flowrs

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Make Sure The Artist Uses New Supplies

To avoid contracting an infection or serious illness, your artist should always use new ink cups, disposable needles, napkins, and gloves.

When it’s time to get your tattoo, make sure you see them opening the needle package to ensure that it’s a new needle.

hearts with initial

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kids names is cursive

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Large Tattoos Can Take More Than One Session to Complete

If you have a larger design, keep in mind that it make take more than one session to finish the tattoo.

Large Tattoos Can Take More Than One Session to Complete

If you have a larger design, keep in mind that it make take more than one session to finish the tattoo.

Make sure you ask your artist for an estimate on how long it will take to complete the tattoo, from start to finish.

birth timeline

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name with birth date and flowers

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girl sitting on swing

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mom holding child with flowers

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polar bears

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with every heartbeat

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heart with heartbeat line

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I hope you’ve been inspired by these feminine tattoos perfect for moms. Remember, getting a tattoo is a big decision, so make sure you take your time when choosing your design.