Kids get a bad rap these days, but the truth is, most of the time they’re pretty darn awesome. They’re quirky, they’re funny, they’re honest, and they’re strange – and in the case of these 10 kids, that makes them pretty darn perfect.

Just go ahead and see if you don’t agree!

10. Ketchup is the first love of so many toddlers.

9. This is not an inappropriate reaction to Santa, in my opinion.

8. He looks so handsome and happy and kind in both pictures!

7. I will share this every time because it’s the best advice.

6. This child is going. places.

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5. If everyone just donated $12 imagine what could happen.

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4. You’re either born a romantic or you’re not.

3. A little bit of joy never hurt anyone.

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2. She knows she brightens up every picture, and she’s not wrong!

1. How dare you, ma’am. How dare you.

Let them be little, and let them be themselves, and you won’t be disappointed!

Do you have a favorite memory of one of your kids? We’d love to hear it!