How to Get Your Tween/Teen NEVER to Get a Tattoo
If you don't want your kid EVER to get a tattoo, there is one thing you can say to prevent it from happening and I accidentally figured it out.
My oldest one is going to middle-school and we have been already having a lot of talk with her about older kids, puberty, and growing up. I don't know how prepared I am, but I am fighting back and outsmarting my kids, but thinking of ways to keep it fun, and our relationship open.
We have been talking a lot of all of the things that tweens and teens are temped to do, especially those that parents don’t want them to do. One night during dinner we started talking about tattoos. The talk went something like this…
“Isabella, if you will ever get a tattoo, I will get a tattoo on my arm that says “Isabella’s Mom” and come and pick you up from school every single day waving my arm so everyone can see it.”
“What about Gaby..? What will you do if Gaby gets a tattoo?”
“My other arm will say “Gaby’s Mom” then.”
But those three kids are not stupid. They figured I’d run out of arms so I just said…
Read the rest of my post and how you can prevent your tween/teen ever getting a tattoo.