cute on purpose

by humanmama on October 9, 2012

Even though sometimes they make you crazy, children are very cute. I have many, many examples of cuteness. Things like this:

…and this:
…and, of course, this:

The evolutionary reason, though, that children are so stinkin’ cute, is that they are an absolute ton of work. And just so you don’t leave them in a mall somewhere, they remain hopelessly adorable, even (at times) when covered in mud, or food, or spit up. It’s evolution, so their ancestors didn’t leave them in a cave or a swamp. But, hey. It works. I am telling you: it really does work.

Hoo boy.

 

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Momma ronni October 9, 2012 at 11:04 pm

So cute! ;)

Just when I want to rip my hair out my son makes the cutest face or says the cutest thing & then I’m like “oh yeah, that’s why I keep you around. “

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aj October 11, 2012 at 10:34 pm

that’s so true!! He knows you are at your wits end and it’s like “Uh-oh! Time to turn on the CUTE!”

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