It’s not uncommon for kids to get a little jealous when their mother is expecting another baby — and for one sibling in the United States, it all came a little too much when they met their younger sibling.
When Florida resident Alex Serraes, known by the same handle on TikTok, first introduced his middle son to his little brother, he wasn’t particularly happy.
THE five second clipwhich reached 2 million views on the platform, showed the brothers sitting on a white hospital bed.
Blonde Benjamin sits on the bed, wearing a black t-shirt with the label “middle child” in white letters, while newborn Theo, who wore a beige hat adorned with a similar kit, with his loud saying “little brother”.
The adorable middle child, who was 20 months old at the time of the clip, pushed his little brother Theo away – and it looks like the newborn can feel the rejection as he starts to move.
When Florida resident Alex Serraes, known by the same handle on TikTok, introduced his middle son to his little brother for the first time, he wasn’t very happy.
The adorable youngest, who was 20 months old at the time of the clip according to Today , pushed away his little brother Théo, who started crying as soon as he was rejected by his eldest.
Mother-of-three Alex also has another son, Luke – and regularly posts maternal content on the platform – where she documented Benjamin’s journey when he was her beloved newborn.
Third-year teacher Alex, 30, told Today she was surprised her son reacted so well to Theo’s arrival – but then she filmed the hilarious push which proved he wasn’t as cool about the new arrival as he could have sounded. First of all.
She said: “I think part of it was that Benjamin didn’t realize what was in my stomach. Even when he entered the hospital room, he didn’t notice the baby.
“He hadn’t seen me and his dad in two days and he was so excited. Then he saw Theo and asked, “What’s happening?” »
Hundreds of people took to the comments to express their affection for the “neglected” middle child.
Some said, “I’m a middle child (and) I haven’t liked my little sister since day one. I’m 57 and I STILL don’t like him!’
And other parents have experienced the same thing: “My 6-year-old looks thoughtfully at his newborn brother and asks, “Is he coming home?” »
Another mother replied: “My daughter was the same” while one user joked: “Return to sender!” »
TikTok users were quick to relay their affection for Benjamin, since he became the middle child
In a Recent TikTokthe teacher officially updated her 20,000 subscribers about his family of five, and the clip ends with Benjamin, the once-envious middle child, kissing his little brother Theo on the head.
In a surprising turn of events, it seems that Benjamin has taken a new liking to his younger brother.
Alex told Today that he is now “obsessed” with little Theo, but still needs more attention from his parents.
She said: “He’s been doing things for attention lately. Like he climbed on our tables and started dancing or screaming at the top of his lungs,” the 30-year-old revealed.