Just try not to smile while watching this, I dare you.
Posted on April 07, 2017, 19:22 GMT
Kent Siri is a
34-year-old marketing consultant from Boston and the father
of adorable 5-month-old Kaden.
But when Kent noticed
Kaden popping his arms up after being unswaddled, he decided
to start capturing it on his iPhone and then cut it all
together with some music. And, well, the result is
View this video on YouTube
(Be sure to turn your volume on!)
Kent explained to BuzzFeed, “Every single time we unswaddled
him from a night’s sleep or a nap, his arms would pop up as
if spring-loaded. It was automatic. So I started to capture
it on my iPhone. I did the Braveheart ‘Freedom’ clip
as just a little joke and our friends & family loved it.
So I started to do them every morning to different
And clearly people can’t
get enough of the video — it has since gone viral, with over
5 million views (and counting).
Kent further explained to BuzzFeed that “Kaden has a strong
startle reflex, also known as the Moro reflex, which causes
him to jolt a lot at night and wake himself up. Swaddling
makes him feel safe and secure and helps him sleep. His arms
pop up like that because he’s stoked to start the day!”
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