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What Happens When Your Baby Goes Viral

You’ve probably seen this video already.

It. is. hilarious.

If you haven’t seen it yet, please, check it out first. Go on.

I’ll wait.http://youtu.be/rFSREMp38X0

There. Hasn’t your day just improved exponentially? Haven’t the clouds lifted and the world taken on some delicious, wondrous new hue? Is there anything better than an adorable baby becoming even more adorable at the sound of a father’s motor boat drubbing?

No, no there is not.

In just a few short days, the video by Adam Brown — the hilarious dad behind Fatherhood Is — has reached a million YouTube hits, and it just keeps on growing. But because it was posted on the Internet, the bad often follows the good. Who could possibly criticize this adorable video? Well, lots of people apparently.

Brown breaks it down in this post on Fatherhood Is:

“2.) People will critique your parenting within an inch of calling social services. They’ll tell you how you’re scaring your baby, that you’re traumatizing her. You might get called a “f—ked up piece of shit.” Some will even go so far as to tell you that: “This beautiful child is unhappy with something inside its body, and now it’s startled by some horrible occurrence outside the body. This is like raping a woman to make her temporarily forget her menstruation pains.” I’m pretty sure this is absolutely nothing like that…at all.”

Ummm … yeah.

How do you even respond to that? Or do you? Brown takes it all in good fun, including some great Arrested Development references for his wardrobe decisions, but it leaves me wondering which direction we’re heading when a simple, funny little video of a kid sparks outcry like this. Check out Fatherhood Is for more. Or just go watch that video again. I love it.

Hat tip to Daddy Types for story.

Photo: Fatherhood Is.

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