Most people have their lives generally mapped out for them: grow up, get a career, get married, raise a family. This is the average route many people take. Some people even dream about having kids before they’ve found the person they want to have kids with. They think about how many kids they want, what gender they prefer, and potential baby names. However, when they fantasize about their future perfect family they don’t think about the cons of having kids — how messy they are, how loud they can be, and how much stress they may cause you. Don’t get me wrong, having and raising kids is a beautiful experience but everything comes with a price. Take a look at some of the photos below that may or may not give you second thoughts of having children.