TikToker Bryan Albrandt (@bryanalbrandt) is a parent and self-described “semi-adult” who’s garnered a large following for his funny and relatable parenting content. Recently, Albrandt shared a video on life before and after kids, which he refers to as the best “birth control” ever. And while most viewers thought it was hilarious, others also found it effective!
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The tongue-in-cheek clip features a montage of Albrandt describing how sweet life was before becoming a parent and how having kids “ruined” everything.
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“So you wanna have kids, huh?” Albrandt asks while scrubbing a wall covered in crayon scribbles. He lets out a cautionary chuckle while the camera zooms out, revealing a misspelled rendering of a popular childhood word.
Because of parenthood, keeping a tidy house has taken a back seat for Albrandt. “I used to have a nice, clean house every single day. Now I don’t even clean the house ‘cause it’s just going to get wrecked in 20 minutes anyway,” he warns right before tripping over a bunch of toys on wheels.
Since having kids, even heading out the door is a big production for Albrandt. “I used to leave the house with just my phone, wallet and keys. That was it. Now I have to bring my phone, wallet, keys, stroller, diaper bag, toys, extra clothes for the ki-… Oh my god, the kids. Where are the kids?”
Albrandt’s musical tastes have also taken a hit ever since children entered the equation. “I used to blast gangster rap and heavy metal in my car until my ears bled. Now I listen to songs about fire trucks and heavy machinery.”
“This video is too effective.”
The clever video struck a chord with parents and non-parents alike for its hilarious relatability and effectiveness.
“I was thinking about having kids soon, but this video was too effective,” joked one user.
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