Parents smash eggs on their babies’ heads in sick TikTok trend: ‘How to lose confidence’

They figured you couldn’t make a viral video omelet without cracking a few eggs.

Parents are facing backlash online after filming themselves cracking eggs on their children’s heads in the latest appalling social media trend.

Videos of the badly hatched Egg Crack Challenge are getting millions of views on TikTok.

For the uninitiated, the half-hearted prank involves inviting his young kids to cook eggs with them, only to then smack the dude on the head before dissolving into dodgy giggles.

in many instances, like this disturbing videothe egg-headed gag causes the toddler to burst into tears.

However, victims can also be seen in other clips confused by the gross act of betrayalwhile others slightly older victims laughed (and even cursed) alongside her amused parents.

In a hilarious clip, a young woman smashes a chicken embryo onto a boy’s head. which caused him to exclaim“What the hell!”

A victim of the Egg Crack Challenge.
This tot wasn’t sure what to make of the egg head gag.

These amazing omelettes didn’t go down well with fans on TikTok, who accused the perpetrators of exploiting their kids with eggs for internet influence.

“Poor baby, she looked so hurt and confused,” said one heartbroken critic of a video showing the mother using her daughter as a human egg beater.

“Poor thing. She seemed very excited to cook with you too,” wrote another. “You were the only one laughing.”

A third explained: “And that’s how you lose confidence.”

A mom performs the egg cracking challenge on her unsuspecting guy.
A mom performs the egg cracking challenge on her unsuspecting guy.

One of the most vocal critics was Sarah Adams – known as @mom.charted on TikTok – who frequently posts about the dangers of over-sharing by parents.

“When I see these videos, I think, ‘Are we as parents so bored and desperate for content?’ ‘ she argued in one Video condemning the reckless pursuit. “[Are we] “Do you have to post on the internet so urgently because it takes so much effort to be part of our world?”

Adams added, “And the dopamine hit and the likes and views we’re slapping our kids on the head now in 2023 hoping they’ll produce an entertaining reaction that we can post publicly online to show strangers.” entertain?”

The Egg Crack Challenge in action.
The Egg Crack Challenge in action.

This isn’t the first TikTok trend to be categorized as a form of child abuse.

During the COVID-19 lockdown of 2020, parents were angered for pretending to smear their traumatized toddlers with poop to make them laugh – a cruel trick that in most cases brought their little ones to tears.

Caroline Bleakley

Caroline Bleakley is a USTimeToday U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Caroline Bleakley joined USTimeToday in 2022 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with Caroline Bleakley by emailing

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