The internet is welcoming the newest TikTok challenge to the family — the “Cuddle Your Toddler Challenge.” In contrast to previous problematic viral challenges, the latest trend has parents testing their young ones’ cuddling abilities. Right now, #cuddlechallenge has over four million views collectively.
In the challenge, parents approach their kids while they watch their favorite show. They sit near their distracted children in order to see how they react. Typically, parents initiate some form of cuddling. They either hug their child or put their heads in their child’s lap. As many can imagine, the results are quite heartwarming.
Wholesome Challenge, Wholesome Results
For the most part, the young ones “aced” the challenge and happily accepted their parents joining them to watch their favorite TV show.
However, not all kids were ready for some cuddle time. One TikTok user shared a video where her three-year-old promptly tried to escape their shortlived cuddle session.
To see how more toddlers responded to the trending cuddle challenge, watch a compilation below:
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