12/30/2011 04:12 pm ET Updated Dec 30, 2011

Cutest Baby And Kid Viral Videos Of 2011

When the dog bites, when the bees sting, when you're feeling sad... all you need is a cute baby video.

Or so says the post-millennial Julie Andrews.

Yes, the children-as-entertainment trend is questionable, but an infectious laugh from a baby, the diabolical version as performed by a toddler, even their moments of utter disappointment (thank you for that, Mr. Kimmel)...are the joy triggers of our time. (There is some debate over whether it's really pet videos that make people happiest, but we’re leaving that to the masses to decide.)

So, as the year comes to a close, we're looking back at the biggest kid moments gone viral. Thank you children who don’t even know how much happiness you spread throughout the land. And, thank you to your parents who had a camera ready at the perfect moment. Really, people, how did you do that?

Here are HuffPost Parents' top 11 adorable videos of '11 -- in order of increasing popularity. The competition was stiff, but in the end, there was one clear winner. Take a look.