Her Seven-Year-Old Daughter Came Home With a Tattoo Made by Her Aunt. She’s Absolutely Livid She Went Against Her and Is Now Calling the Cops and CPS on Her!

She was in utter disbelief when her daughter came home from her paternal aunt with a tattoo on her leg. How can she have such a thing when she clearly wasn’t permitted to do so?

A Lasting Souvenir

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OP (Original Poster) turned to TikTok to vent her frustration about her 7-year-old child, Jayde, getting a permanent tattoo. She said that her daughter was visiting her paternal grandmother in California, and that’s when the incident happened.

She said, “Who in their right mind tattoos a seven-year-old? Beware of who you let your kids go around!”

What’s the Point of Asking for Permission?

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During Jayde’s stay with her paternal relatives, OP received a call from her daughter, asking her if she could get a tattoo, and she specifically said no. But then, on camera, OP showed her kid’s leg inked with an uneven, tiny heart.

The Aunt’s Fault

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OP asked her daughter how she got a tattoo and who initiated it. Then, Jayde answered that her aunt, Sherena, OP’s 28-year-old sister-in-law, did the tattoo.

Ignoring Her Stance and Authority

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According to the child, her aunt asked if she got her mom’s permission, and she said, “Mom said no.” Despite the refusal and knowing what OP said, Sherena tattooed Jayde and her two children.

A Dangerous Procedure

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After this, OP asked Jayde if she got tattooed first, and she confirmed that that was the case. She then told OP that her aunt used the same needle for everyone, even herself.

It was also revealed that Sherena did not use a stencil to outline the design before using the tattoo gun, hence the messy tattoo. “Luckily, you went first,” said OP to her child.

Under Grandma’s Jurisdiction

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Aside from that, OP clarified that she never entrusted Jayde to Sherena. She left her child in her paternal grandmother’s care, and she was the one who brought Jayde to visit her aunt.

Blaming the Kid

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After OP shared the incident online, Jayde’s grandmother responded, claiming that Sherena did not tattoo OP’s daughter. Contrary to what OP’s saying, she implied that Jayde did it to herself and that it was only henna.

OP defended that it wasn’t henna because it should have gone after three weeks if it was. But they tried to get it out, and the tattoo was still as evident as it was the first day she saw it.

Finding Sherena

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In an update, OP said that she had contacted the police and Child Protective Services to report what Sherena did to her daughter. However, the authorities couldn’t do much to address the problem because Sherena was in a different state and had no permanent address, as she was only “squatting” in an unoccupied house where she tattooed the kids.

When the incident was reported, Sherena was already out of the house and couldn’t be found. OP then requested that the police conduct a welfare check on Sherena’s two kids, but it hasn’t been done so far.

All the Necessary Measures

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In the following weeks, the legal owners of the house Sherena stayed at reclaimed it, which worsened their problem. OP said there isn’t much she can do since she is pregnant and in another state, but she did call every authority she could, and she has taken her daughter to the doctor to have her checked.

A Considerate Mother

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OP explained that she wanted Jayde to see her family from her dad’s side because she doesn’t have any siblings and doesn’t have many kids to play with where they live. No matter how bad it looked, OP only “wanted to be a good mother.”

She also clarified that she didn’t know Sherena was squatting at somebody’s house then.

What Would Jayde’s Father Say?

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In addition to all that information, OP revealed that Jayde’s father was in prison. She hasn’t told him what had transpired, but she’s curious as to how he will react to his sister tattooing his 7-year-old daughter.

Seeking Help From the Online Community

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OP shared that she wants her daughter’s tattoo removed, but she’s completely aware that it could be expensive, and she can’t handle that alone. However, she doesn’t want a tattoo stuck on her child, so she asked people to help her and said she would start a GoFundMe.

In Karma’s Own Time

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OP also addressed some comments questioning her being calm about her child being tattooed. She noted that even if someone had asked her and she agreed, why would a well-meaning adult even put an actual tattoo contrary to just a henna or something more kid-friendly?

She said, “Who would ever think you’re talking about a real tattoo? Not henna—a real tattoo. You tattooed my child. And yes, I’m not panicking. I’m not going to get myself stressed out and worked up about the situation. With me being pregnant, I can’t be angry. I just know she will get her own karma.”

Viewers’ Reactions and Concerns

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Many viewers expressed their concerns about the safety of the tattooing procedure.

A tattoo artist commented, “The same needle on four people. One of the first things we do as apprentices is learn about blood-borne pathogens.”

Another person said, “She may have gone first, but how do we know someone wasn’t tattooed before her with that same needle, like, the day before?”

Put the Camera Down!

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There were people who questioned what OP was doing—filming her kid and revealing personal information online.

“While this is horrible, it is even more horrible to film it all, including ‘asking your child questions’ to put on social media. Jesus Christ, this is a serious family issue that this child is in the middle of, and instead of dealing with it and helping her child, she is making a d*** TikTok melodrama to feed her own ego,” a commenter wrote.

What Kind of Family Is This?

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Some even said that OP was partly at fault for sending her daughter to those relatives and pointed out that the whole family was a wreck.

Someone from the comments said, “You send your child to stay with an unhoused individual. You’re pregnant. Your child’s father is in jail. The whole adult family seems a bit whacked. Hopefully, the poor child breaks the mold of her family’s mentality. You go, little girl, you’re young, you have a chance, we’re behind you.”

Showing Their Sympathy

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People felt terrible that OP and her kid had to experience a horrible situation and wished them well.

A TikToker wrote, “I can’t imagine the feelings you’ve been having. You are a great mom advocating so strongly for her. Stay strong, Mama.”

Another one said, “I’m so sorry you’re dealing with this, Mama. Thank you for stepping up for your daughter and advocating for her no matter what the outcome might be.”

Do you have any thoughts on the matter? What should OP do now?

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