Kids cry about the darndest things.
But if we're honest with ourselves, kids cry over a lot of the mundane things adults secretly have feelings about. Since their brains are still in prime development phase, small kids are genuinely unable to hold back the floodgates of impulsive emotions, which means at least a few absurd meltdowns are inevitable.
As a response to the endless abyss of tantrums, the cathartic #whymykidiscrying hashtag has become popular, with parents, babysitters, and aunts and uncles jumping on to share the funniest and most bizarre reasons a toddler completely lost it.
Here are 20 of them to laugh at the next time you want to cry along with your kid.