Whether they’re getting kisses from the family dog, keeping Santa company at breakfast, or flexing their chubby baby muscles in the mirror, one thing is certain – kids are adorable.
From touching displays of courage to tantrums we can’t help but laugh at, we’ve rounded up some of the cutest kid moments from 2014:
In what could possibly be the cutest kid argument ever, these toddlers debate whether it’s “sprinkling” or “raining” outside. When one pokes the other in the chest to emphasize her point, the little boy responds, “Ow, you poked my heart.”
Despite her parents’ attempts to prepare her for her first visit to the car wash, this toddler can’t help but scream, “No,” throughout the experience.
3. She didn’t want Santa to eat breakfast alone
When 3-year-old Gracie Wilson and her family went to breakfast and saw a shopping mall Santa eating alone, the little girl melted hearts everywhere by asking if she could keep him company. When Santa asked her what she wanted for Christmas, she told him she wanted her little brother to be born.
Eight-year-old Charlie Stone became a viral YouTube sensation when he showed off his dance moves, copying Patrick Swayze’s routine from the end of the movie Dirty Dancing. The tiny sensation later appeared on TODAY, showing off his moves on the air.
As this baby girl takes off across the carpet in her first crawl, she’s given a sweet reward. The video went viral after seeing the baby receive a kiss from the family dog touched millions.
Eight-month-old Hadley wowed us all with her baby muscles in this viral video, where she flexes with dad in the bathroom mirror. After several rounds of flexing and grunting, even dad gets the giggles from all the cuteness.
Children’s author Julia Heckathorn gained attention this year after photos of her baby daughter, Alia, and her adopted sloth, Daisy, went viral. If there’s anything cuter than a baby, it’s a baby snuggling with a sloth.
When baby Alexis started jumping in her doorway jumper, her dog, Dakota, couldn’t wait to join in. The result? An adorable viral video of the duo jumping, pouncing and having fun.
9. There’s a butterfly on your nose
This little boy’s family captured his adorable reaction to his pet butterfly landing on his nose after being released. At first, there are tears, but as the insect flies away, the boy sweetly waves goodbye to his flying friend.
10. I’ve got it
We had to break out the tissues after watching Kayden Elijah Kinckle say, “I’ve got it,” while learning to walk after an amputation. The adorable 2-year-old became a viral video star after Michael Vick posted the video to his Facebook page.