Parenting is a full-time job with no pay, but it's one of the most loving and nurturing jobs in the world.
When a person becomes a parent, a lot of things change. These changes aren't just limited to their routines and bodies, but also to their personality and characters. While most people talk about how parenting made them a better person or things along that line, this mother on TikTok decided to take a different route. Serena Terry (@mammybanter) who is a mother and comedian, posted a video on TikTok in which she talks about things she never thought she would say until she became a parent.
The video is filled with her saying some absolutely random things that are hilarious and very relatable if you're a parent. The first thing she says is, "No, no, no, no. You can't take your poo back out of the toilet bowl. Flush it!" Kids are often curious about things and hence end up doing the weirdest things. Another thing that she says in her video is that she asks her son why he would try to stick a battery in weird places. A lot of times, parents are just clueless as to how much of their kid's behavior is curiosity or good fun and how much is disobedience. Next up in the video, she says, "Why is my handbag full of pasta?"
Everyone who has kids knows the next one. Kids often have the habit of removing their pants anywhere with no notice. While it can be potentially embarrassing for the parents, the kids don't really care. In the video, we can see Banter asking her kid to promise her he won't take his genitals out of his trousers when they go inside what's presumably someone's house or an establishment. A lot of kids also tend to eat dirt or lick random objects just because they can. Banter adds, "Stop licking the wall," and honestly - that's straight up one of the most relatable things from her list so far. Kids also often tend to pee in the most ridiculous places. In the next clip, you can see her warning her son, "We don't pick other people's noses." On a relatable note, at some point in the video, she also tells her son, "I do not want to taste how nice your snotters are."
A lot of kids also mimic their parents a lot, especially the parents with the same gender because they're inherently and biologically more relatable. However, this can also result in kids mimicking something embarrassing that the parents may be doing. Talking about mimicking, they can also sometimes mimic animals. In one of the next clips, the mother says, "Just get off the ground and stop eating your dinner as if you're a dog. You're not a dog."
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A child's mischief can sometimes also extend to neighbors. For example, at some point in this video, Banter can be seen asking her kids a question after a neighbor seems to have complained about it. She asked, "Who stuffed fish fingers through next door's letter box?" Talking about food, she also asks her kids to please stop asking strangers for food. In the last clip, she's asking her kid not to ride a dog as it isn't a horse.
The comments on this video are just as hilarious. @tkillsrakis1 added to the conversation and said, "As a bartender, I can assure you I've said some of these things to adults." @theamazing_bouncy_ferret said, "And let’s not forget: 'Put your trousers back on! We are at the store.'"