7 Unique Tattoo Ideas to Honor Your Child


3. Allow children to choose their symbol

If children are old enough, and mature, parents could let the child choose the symbol. For example, a son heavily involved with baseball could choose a catcher’s mitt or mask as his symbol for his father’s or mother’s tattoo.

Even if the child changes interests, a parent may still wish to have a reminder of special memories from the time the child was interested in the tattoo symbolized activity. Best bets are to stay broad, such as using music notes to symbolize a child playing an instrument, just in case he or she changes instruments.

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