Why You Should Never, Ever, Ever Get A Tattoo (but Having a Baby is Fine)

As someone who has a tattoo and a baby, this did make me laugh.

The Ugly Volvo

I’m not super pro-tattoo or anti-tattoo.  I’ve debated getting one in the past but never that seriously.  But my mother is vehemently anti-tattoo.  Listed below are the reasons my mother has always given me for why I shouldn’t get a tattoo.

And I understand that she’s from a different generation.  And I love my mother very much.  She’s a really wonderful person and I’m not saying none of them is a legitimate reason, but I’m saying that after having a child, I find it really hard to take any of them seriously.

And so in case you were headed out to the tattoo parlor as we speak, here are:

10 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD NEVER, EVER, EVER GET A TATTOO ACCORDING TO MY MOTHER (but having a baby is fine)

1.  “A Tattoo is Forever”

Yes, a tattoo is forever.  Totally forever!  Except that a tattoo can, if needed, be erased with a laser.

 *Some of you read that and immediately thought, "I am so exhausted, please I need a laser that can temporarily erase a three year-old," but sorry, that is not a thing that exists.  
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2 Responses to Why You Should Never, Ever, Ever Get A Tattoo (but Having a Baby is Fine)

  1. Mum says:

    Made me laugh too & it reminded me of when I had my ears pierced for the second time. Many of the tattoo reasons were what Grandma said about my ears!

    • basfordianthoughts says:

      I know. Thanks for never being so silly about us getting tattoos. I don’t regret mine. It seems we;re moving into tantrum time here so I may come to regret having a baby though… (kidding)

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