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How old would you let your kids?!

have any piercing in their body & tattoo as well? I wouldn't want to see my daughter having those until she at least 17 or 18.. I have a few friends that their parents allow them getting belly pierced around 13 or 14. And tattoo with their parent's permission around 16 or 17 years old.


Asked by Bubbles_mommy at 11:34 PM on Jul. 16, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • Depends on the piercing. Any more than one piercing in the ears, probably anytime after 13. Any other piercing, I don't know. We'll see when we get to that. Tattoos, when she is 18. My husband and I both have tattoos, so we aren't anti-tattoo or anything like that, but if she is going to get something as permanent as a tattoo it is going to be solely her decision. Later when she's 30 and decides she doesn't like it anymore, she's not coming to me and saying, why did you let me do this.

    Answer by Christina807 at 9:49 AM on Jul. 17, 2010

  • piercings on the ears ...when they ask.
    tattoos or other body piercings will wait until they are 18

    Answer by outstandingLove at 11:35 PM on Jul. 16, 2010

  • NEVER!!!

    Answer by MDT09 at 11:34 PM on Jul. 16, 2010

  • Same here....NEVER!

    Answer by mom2aspclboy at 11:34 PM on Jul. 16, 2010

  • by the time they are teens, it would depend on how responsible they are....and how understanding we as parents are LOL I am not sure the age number is what's going to be the specific guidelines for some things

    Answer by 2BlondeBabies at 11:35 PM on Jul. 16, 2010

  • 18

    Answer by jennifer588 at 11:35 PM on Jul. 16, 2010

  • I would never agree to it.

    Answer by NannyB. at 11:35 PM on Jul. 16, 2010

  • 18 is a safe age and to those typing "NEVER" in Caps Locks......never say never!:)

    Answer by smokeybear at 11:35 PM on Jul. 16, 2010

  • ears, nose, lip, eyebrow, or tongue arent a big deal, id say 14 if they really want it, they'll get sick of it faster. belly button, nipples, etc, kinda sexual, thats 18+ stuff. tattoos, if they have a good meaning, any age, if not tell them to wait that one out

    Answer by xmama_bellax at 11:36 PM on Jul. 16, 2010

  • ears pierced when they're a pre teen but that's it....once! Other than that, they can be legal and out of my house!

    Answer by CAGirl4 at 11:36 PM on Jul. 16, 2010