The bond that is shared by a mother and a son is indescribable! She is the first woman in his life, and he becomes the most important man in hers, the moment she holds him in her arms for the very first time. ThoughtfulTattoos presents a collection of 15 stunning mother-son tattoo designs that are worth getting all your attention!
❝There has never been, nor will there ever be, anything quite so special as the love between a mother and a son.❞
― Author Unknown
How true is that! The relationship between a son and a mother is nowhere close to being the same as a mother-daughter relationship. Don’t they say that girls are closer to dads and boys are all about their moms? We have never heard of the phrase, “Daddy’s Boy” or “Mama’s Girl” … it has always been “Daddy’s girl” and “Mama’s Boy!”
This article is for all the mama’s and their boys who adore this bond beyond words. Nobody can know a man better than his mother, perhaps, even the man doesn’t know things about himself that his mother already knows! How many times do we go like, “How the hell did you know that, Mom? I haven’t told anybody about it!” The connection, bond, understanding, intuition, whatever you wish to call it, is beyond logical understanding. In fact, if someone asks us of the one person who will love us unconditionally and will stand by us irrespective of all the goof ups in our life, that person ain’t a girlfriend or a wife―it’s most definitely, a mother!
15 Amazing and Meaningful Mother-son Tattoos and Designs
In a world where words have lost their meaning, where verbal expressions hardly hold any value, tattoos have become a preferred choice for many who want to display the important aspects of their lives, in a substantially-loud-yet-silent manner. We might have told our moms innumerable times of how much we love her, but during the bad days, in the midst of all the arguments, fights, misunderstandings, and differences, these words don’t really mean much.
The best thing about choosing tattoos as a medium for expression, is that they are permanent. As long as we live, the tattoo lives with us! If your mom doesn’t belong to the anti-tattoo clan, then this would, perhaps, be a great way to show your love and admiration towards her. The following ideas have tattoo designs that reflect, both, a son’s love for her mother and a mother’s love for her son.
A stroke of simplicity and elegance
Simple, classy, elegant, and stands for itself!
The joyful colors of a mother-son bond
This tattoo efficaciously reflects the joy, innocence, and ethereal bliss of this bond!
A memory that strengthens the bond even more
A portrait tattoo of the best moments with your mom …. This tattoo captures all the emotions brilliantly!
The epitome of a mother-son bond
What could be a better example of an ideal mother-son bond than the one between our Blessed Virgin Mother and Christ Jesus? We needn’t say more.
A matching mother-son tattoo
Matching tattoos are in vogue these days, and who could be the best person to get it with than the mother who taught you how to match your tie and shirt?
A memoir of mother’s lullaby
The moon has been the witness of the many nights that you have spent singing countless lullaby, playing with your baby and admiring his face under the moonlight. This tattoo remarkably refreshes those moments, doesn’t it?
A unique depiction of the “learning phase”
They say that a man is what his mother makes him. While we don’t really agree to this completely, but yes, we agree that it is only a mom that teaches him a lot many things that a dad can’t. This tattoo innocently depicts mama polar bear’s proud smile when her son catches his first fish and gives it to her. Doesn’t it remind you of the time when you gave your first salary to your mother? Touching!
The best of her memories
Yet another portrait tattoo that remarkably shows a mother who becomes happier by the age, probably because she is blessed with a great son. This tattoo does a fabulous job at reflecting the happiness that this bond possesses, even after many many years.
The initial happy moments …
For a mother, the feeling of seeing her child smile, laugh, acknowledge her presence for the first time, is indescribable. Perhaps that is the very first time when she feels the power of this bond. This tattoo reflects all these emotions efficaciously!
Not only initially … but always!
This is definitely the most touching tattoo design for this theme. It brilliantly depicts that a mother not only holds her son when he is little, but even when he “grows up”. Even when he becomes a man, her arms are ever ready to take all his pain and misery away. The peace and contentment that comes from being on a mother’s lap is irreplaceable. A mother’s love for her son begins even before she sees him, and stays even after he leaves her.
The peace of this moment … ethereal!
There is nothing more peaceful and fulfilling than holding your baby, and being held by your mother. The design is delicately done, and the meaning is brilliantly captured!
The innocent and memorable moments …
If the good-old days when the first snow of winter was meant to be a mother-son time to make a snowman together, watching the first winter snow still ignites your memories every season, doesn’t it? If you too, share a deep connection with the snow and the whole thing of making a snowman together, then this tattoo design is for you!
The little things, the biggest love …
The thing that strengthens a mother-son bond isn’t the big expectations; it is the small, little, unsaid things, the moments spend together, and the comfort that being with each other brings. A mother-son love is the purest form of love a man can have with a woman, when an outing was all about going to the backyard, accompanied by the beautiful flowers and the soft breeze that made its presence felt when it delicately made the leaves dance. Precious indeed!
A brilliant tattoo with even brilliant words!
This wonderful, wonderful, quote is taken from “The Giving Tree” by Shel Silverstein. The whole composition says it all!
His first depiction of the bond you share …
What could be a better design than a scribble or a drawing from your own little one, where the design is nothing but his depiction of you and him, and the bond you share! This tattoo design is an all-thumbs-up from our end.
Each and every tattoo in this collection is special in some way or the other. When it comes to this theme, it is not about the design but about the emotions. If you wish to ink a mom-son tattoo as well, then follow your emotions, and the design will turn out to be brilliant on its own. Cheers to the mom-son relationship!