Parenting and tattoos have a lot more in common than you might think. Both require lifelong commitments. Both can be equal parts planning and spontaneity. Both can be painful at times. And both can be works in progress with beautiful results to be proud of.
For the parents in the images below, the act of getting a tattoo to honor their children is the ultimate expression of love. Whether it’s a life-like portrait of their precious children emblazoned across their chest or their sweet newborn’s footprints decorating their back, their tattoos speak volumes about the depth of their love for their children.
Take a look at these 20 amazing images of some of the most inspiring parenting tattoos around. You might even get inspired to get some fresh ink of your own.
1. Carbon Copy
3. They Tattooed Their Son’s Insulin Pump And The Words “Forever Linked.”
4. Twin Girls Symbolized By Twin Flowers