To start it off, here's a video that went viral in February. Featuring Late Night host Jimmy Fallon and First Lady Michelle Obama, the video called "Evolution of Mom Dancing" was meant to encourage parents to get active with their kids. The short features classic mom moves like "Go Shopping, Get Groceries" and the "Raise the Roof." Watch the hilarious video below.
Best parenting viral videos of 2013
- Cutest birthday message ever!
This adorable girl is Claire. She's two years old. In this viral video she wishes her mom a "Happy Birthday" in possibly the cutest viral video we've seen in ages!
Watch the video: Cutest birthday message ever!
- Bat Dad
Blake Wilson has an alter ego: "Bat Dad." Being a father of four, he parents his children like a superhero. Don't believe us? Check him out on Vine or watch this cut of a bunch of his Vines mashed together! We swear you'll be entertained!
Watch the video: BatDad
- Jimmy Kimmel's Halloween prank
Jimmy Kimmel is not a nice guy. At least, that's what most kids think when told by their parents, "Jimmy Kimmel told me to eat all your Halloween candy." Now in its third year, Kimmel challenged his viewers to prank their kids and send in the video. Here are the results, which are both hilarious and surprising!
Watch the video: I told my kids I ate all their Halloween candy
- Potty commentary
One thing we love about kids is that they aren't afraid to speak their mind. In this video, a three-year-old boy reflects on the effects of his diet while sitting on the toilet. His parents hilariously record his commentary in this short video.
Watch the video: Potty Talk!
- GoldieBlox advertisement
GoldieBlox is a toy company founded by Debbie Sterling, which sets out to "inspire the next generation of female engineers." It's latest commercial released in November was viewed more than four million time in the first two days! It's ad smashed gender stereotypes that stated young girls should play with dolls.
The original video repurposed the Beastie Boys song "Girls" to make the lyrics more empowering. However, when issues of copyright infringement laws began to stir, the video's music was changed. Despite this, the results are the same: this awesome video featuring three little girls smashes gender stereotypes and tells girls that they can be engineers too!
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- Dad makes a perfect ponytail
This dad deserves an award for figuring out how to tie his daughter's hair into a ponytail in less than 7 seconds. Not only that, but he does so by using creative means, and by that we mean a vaccuum. Way to go, dad!
Watch the video: Dad Makes Perfect Ponytail With Vacuum Cleaner In 5 Seconds
- Ontario baby gets all choked up over mom's singing
Remember this emotional baby? In October, a video of one-year-old Mary-Lynne getting choked up over her mom's singing went viral! This cutie, who was only 10 months in the video, would only get emotional when her mom, Amanda, sang Rod Stewart's "My Heart Can't Tell You No." Mary-Lynne's video made such an impact on the internet that Ellen Degeneres invited this Canadian family on her show! Watch the video. We guarantee it'll have you tearing up just a little too.
Watch the video: Emotional baby! Too cute!
- Christmas Jammies
In this new age of technology, the annual Christmas card has been given a new spin in this video. Here, the Holderness family raps a new song called "Christmas Jammies" set to Will Smith's "Miami." The song covers each member of the family's individual accomplishments this year and announces mom and dad's new marketing and media company -- all in their Christmas jammies! The video sparked huge attention across the internet as it is both entertaining, hilarious, and kind of adorable.
Watch the video: #Xmas Jammies - Merry Christmas from the Holderness Family!
- How to stop her crying
One dad has learned how to distract his daughter from crying and throwing a tantrum. This toddler moos, barks and does a few other adorable things until she forgets why she was upset.
Watch the video: How to stop her crying
- One father's amazing video of his premature baby's first year of life
This was by far the most touching and heartwarming viral video of the year. Ward Miles was born three and a half months premature and spent the first 107 days of his life in the hospital with soaring heart rates. While he suffered many complications, this miracle baby pulled through and is now doing wonderfully at 16 months old.
This video was a surprise birthday present from Ward's father Ben to his mother Lyndsey on her 32nd birthday. The video records the first year of Ward's life and captures all the emotion of their trials and triumphs. If you only watch one video this year, let it be this one. It will warm your heart for sure!
Watch the video: Ward Miles - First Year