Mother-Daughter Tattoos

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The bond that mother and daughter share is one of the most special bonds ever. Mom carried you for 9 long months. She fed you. She protected you. And, most importantly, she loved you. She still does. If you want to show everyone that you and your mom love each other. That the two of you will always be there for whatever the other one needs, you can both get a tattoo. Times have changed. Many older people are taking the plunge and getting their first tattoos. If you want to get a mother-daughter attoo, here are a few ideas.

I CARRIED YOU… I WAS CARRIED

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What better way to honor the bond that was started in the womb than to show the world you were carried by your mom and, of course, that she carried you.

ANCHORS

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The history of the anchor tattoo goes back hundreds of years.They were used by Christians to represent the cross to avoid persecution. They are also a favorite for sailors. But an anchor also represents stability, security, and protection, which is found in the relationship between mother and daughter.

MOM AND BABY GIRAFFE

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If you and your mom are searching for something cute to use as a tattoo, look no further. This tattoo of a giraffe mom and her adorable baby is the one for you.

BIRDS

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If you want to represent your mother/daughter relationship with an animal but think a giraffe is to „out there“ for you, here you have these beautiful birds. Not only do they represent freedom and beauty, but also motherhood and family.

ELEPHANTS

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Let’s keep going with the cute animals! You can actually use whichever animal you like the most. Every baby animal has its mother. In this case, we have mother and baby elephants holding trunks.

PI

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The mathematical constant of Pi is never-ending. It is infinite. What better way to represent the love between mother and daughter than with a symbol that represents a love that will last forever.

WATERCOLOR HEARTS

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If you and your mom are not afraid of color, here you have a bright and colorful heart design. Not only is it full of vitality and life, it also shows that you both will always hold a piece of each other’s hearts.

WINNIE THE POO

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If you are looking for a whimsical way to portray your relationship, here you go. They are not matching tattoos, but when put together everyone will know that, even if you and your mom are apart, she will always be with you.

MINIMALIST HEART

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This matching tattoo is perfect for the ones who are a little afraid of the needle. It is just a simple outline, which can be finished very quickly. Besides, is there a more iconic representation of love than a heart?

CELTIC MOTHERHOOD TATTOO

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This knot is the Celtic representation of motherhood. It combines the holy trinity knot, depicting the embrace between mother and child, and the Celtic trinity knot, which represents the enduring bond between a mother, her child, faith and their Celtic heritage.

SWALLOWS

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Swallows are typically associated with sailors. Before modern navigation technologies, if a sailor saw a swallow, it meant that land was near. What not everyone knows is that a swallow returns home every year, no matter where they are. What a beautiful way to represent coming home.

MOTHER-DAUGHTER SYMBOL

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This tattoo shows the combination of a mother and daughter with an infinity symbol. It shows everyone that the love between a mother and her daughter is infinite and never-ending.

INFINITY SYMBOL

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The infinity symbol is everlasting. Like the mother-daughter symbol before, this is a way to show the world that a mother’s love is everlasting and without end. And, with such a simple concept, the design possibilities are also endless.

STICK FIGURES

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As the children grow up, they move away. Often, they move to different cities. Sometimes the only way to stay in contact with mom is via the phone. So, this tattoo is a cute way to express that wherever they may be, mom is always just a phone call away.

TO THE MOON AND BACK

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„I love you to the moon and back“

Not only is this a quote from a children’s book, it is also one of the most beautiful parent/child saying. If you or your mom ever said it to each other, why not get a tattoo of this quote.

KNITTING

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Does mom knit? Did she teach you? If your mom passed on her love for knitting to you, why don’t you get this matching tattoo and show it to the world?

OWLS

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Owls are the wisest birds. They also represent knowledge and experience. Is your mom the wisest person you know? Did she teach you everything you needed to know? If so, this is a really nice way to show her.

FLOWERS

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Flowers are timeless. They will never go out of style. If you are worried that in a few years your tattoo will look silly, this is a very good option to consider.

KEYS

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The bond between mother and daughter is special. Your mom will always be there when you need her. You will always hold a key to your mom’s heart and she to yours.

BEES

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Bees are loyal. They travel to pollinate the flowers and go back to the hive. They are a family. This is a great way for you and your mom to represent your loyalty to each other.

CLOVER

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You don’t have to be Irish to get a cover tattoo. Each of the three leaves represents faith, hope, and love. This is a beautiful message to share with mom.

BUTTERFLY

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Butterflies are beautiful. There are hundreds of different types to choose for a design. It is no wonder they are one of the most popular tattoos among women. It is a good way to represent the struggle of becoming an adult.

FINGER TATTOO

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You don’t want to commit to a big tattoo? Fear no more! These finger tattoos are small and can be covered up with an actual ring if needed. You can pick any design and they will look like rings.

WHERE YOU LEAD I WILL FOLLOW

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This quote from the Carole King song is a beautiful way to express the love between mother and daughter. At first, it is mom who shows us the way. Then, when we start following our own path, mom will always be behind us to catch us if we fall.

ROCK AND ROLL

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Do you and your mom love rock and roll? Did she pass her love of music on to you? Do you like the same bands? Then why not get this rock and roll heart? No one will doubt you love rock music when they see this tattoo.

I’LL LOVE YOU FOREVER

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Did you and your mom have a favorite book when you were growing up? Why not turn one of your favorite quotes into a shared tattoo? In this case, it comes from „Love you forever“ by Robert Munsch, about a mother and her child.

HER MOTHER… HER DAUGHTER

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There is no need to always look for a hidden meaning in a tattoo. If the two of you want to keep it simple, here is a good example. It is exactly as it says: she is your mother and you are her daughter.

DRAGONFLY

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Dragonflies, like butterflies, live a short life. But they live their lives to the fullest. Their wings are very sensitive. They allow the dragonfly to feel the slightest breeze. So they must pay attention to where the wind blows.

PEANUT BUTTER AND JELLY

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Did you love eating peanut butter and jelly sandwiches when you were growing up? Did your mom make them for you? Then show your love for this favorite by getting this super cute tattoo.

I LOVE YOU

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Do you want your tattoo to be unique and one of a kind? Then you can write something in your own handwriting and ask your tattoo artist to ink it. That way, no one else will have it. And what better message than „I love you.“

PINKY PROMISE

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Who among us has never asked mom to pinky promise something? Here you have a fun and clever way to honor all those pinky promises your mom and you made.

TRINITY

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What if you have a sister and the three of you want to get the same tattoo. It’s hard enough to get two people to agree. Here you have an idea for the three of you. A trinity symbol which represents the unbreakable bond between three parts as a whole.

SUN AND SEA

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If you and your mom share a love for the beach, you can express it in a tattoo. While they are not matching, they tell the same story. They show your love for all things sand and sea.

DISNEY

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Did you grow up watching Mickey Mouse and his friends? Did your mom? Mickey has been around a long time. If the both of you share a love for all things Disney, why not get this Mickey and Minnie tattoo?

TEA TIME

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Who doesn’t like a nice, hot cup of tea? And who better to share it with than mom? If you and your mom have shared your own cups of tea together, then why not get this tattoo to remember those times?

PUZZLE PIECES

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Are you just like your mom? Are both of you like two parts of the same puzzle? Then, here you have a fun tattoo to show the world that you are just like her, and proud of it.

ARROWS

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An arrow is a good design to get if you want a matching tattoo. Arrows always point forward. They are propelled forward to seek better things. It is a nice way of showing you always look to the future and not to the past.

LOVE

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This tattoo is perfect if you have sisters. Even if you have more than one sister. It combines your love of watching Disney movies as kids with the love you have for your mom and your sisters.

SWING SET

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If you are not afraid of being bold, you can try this beautiful design. We have mother and daughter sitting on a swing set, watching the moon. Did you have a swing set in your backyard?

BOOKS

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It is not unusual for mom and daughter both to love reading. They may even have the same taste in books. Why not show the world that reading is a passion you both share?

SEASHELL

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This tattoo has a double meaning. You can get it just because you love the beach and the sand. But, also, seashells serve as a protective layer for many sea creatures. Just like mom, who will always protect you.

NESTING DOLLS

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Sometimes you want to show everyone how proud of your heritage you are. In this case, we have Russian nesting dolls. They don’t have to be exactly alike, you can choose different colors or details to make it your own.

SUN AND MOON

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Maybe you and your mom are complete opposites. Maybe you don’t have anything in common. Except, of course, your love for each other. If that is the case, you can get this sun and moon tattoo.

TO INFINITY AND BEYOND!

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Who can forget this iconic quote by Buzz Lightyear? Not only is this a quote from Toy Story, it is also true of moms. They will always follow you to infinity and beyond.

TREE

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It is not rare to see tree tattoos. Many people choose them because they represent strength, knowledge, wisdom, and growth. These are also traits that represent the moms out there.

CHIP AND MRS. POTTS

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Isn’t this tattoo cute? It is a whimsical way to show everyone how special your relationship with your mom is. And, of course, that you both love Beauty and the Beast.

XO

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This is a very simple tattoo. It doesn’t have a hidden meaning. It is just that, hugs and kisses. If your mom gives the best hugs, then this is the tattoo for you.

HEARTBEAT

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Your mom carried you for 9 months. Her heart beat for you. You were two hearts beating as one. This tattoo is a nice way to show your love for the woman who gave you life.

FINGERPRINT HEART

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If you want to get a heart tattoo, but don’t want it to look just like every other heart tattoo out there, this a good idea. Instead of filling the heart with color, you can make it look like a fingerprint. Maybe even your own!

PAPER AIRPLANE

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Are you moving away? Do you live far from your mom? Don’t worry! You can both get this tattoo to let each other know you are just a flight away.

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