Health officials say that the third Monday in January is the saddest day of the year (a combination of dark, short days, and the fact that it's well, a Monday), but we're not letting this day beat us down without a fight.
We're here to get you through, and we're armed with the cutest collection of baby animal GIFs to do it. Sadness, be damned!
"Mommy, wake up! WAKE UPPPPPPPPP!"
"Mom, he's picking on me!"
Mama needed a night off, so auntie's on kid-sitting duty.
"There, there, sweetie. It's just a dream. Mama's here."
"Fine, if you're not gonna come to the table for dinner, I'll carry you there myself."
After a long day at school, it's so exciting to see your mom waiting for you at pick-up.
"Do you see me? Do you see me? Do you see me?"
The bath time struggle is REAL.
"Fi-i-nnnnnne, I'll get in the bath with you."
"Should have used a condom..."
"No, we cannot stay and play for five more minutes!"
Is there anything better than a snuggle with mom?
"Okay, just one more kiss before bed!"
"It's a good thing you're so cute, kiddo, because my neck hurts bending down for this kiss."