Little kids love Halloween because it’s the best excuse ever to dress up and eat candy. Parents of little kids love Valentine’s Day because it’s the best excuse ever to eat candy (hello, Whitman’s Sampler!) and dress up their little kids as Cupid.
It’s not like a Cupid costume is hard to come by: Simply strip a toddler down to their diaper, stick a toy bow and arrow into their chubby little hands and voila! — you have your own little Roman god of love and affection. (Bonus points if you strap a pair of wings across their back.)
Here are 10 toddlers dressed as Cupid who are so adorable you would probably rather eat them up instead of that heart-shaped box of chocolate:
Love is a Many Splendored Thing 1 of 10Love is nature's way of giving a reason to be living.
Hello, I Love You 2 of 10Won't you tell me your name?
Taking a Chance on Love 3 of 10Here I go again
I hear those trumpets blow again
All aglow again.
All You Need is Love 4 of 10There's nothing you can do that can't be done.
Nothing you can sing that can't be sung.
Nothing you can say but you can learn how to play the game.
The Game of Love 5 of 10It just takes a little bit of this, a little bit of that
It started with a kiss
Now we're up to bat.
Love Me Tender 6 of 10Love me sweet,
Never let me go.
You have made my life complete,
And I love you so.
Stop! In the Name of Love 7 of 10Before you break my heart.
I Honestly Love You 8 of 10I got something to tell you
That I never thought I would
But I believe you really ought to know.
Baby Love 9 of 10Oh baby love, my baby love
I need you, oh how I need you.
Be My Love 10 of 10Just fill my arms the way you've filled my dreams
The dreams that you inspire with ev'ry sweet desire.
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