Ingenious Dad Finds a Way to Do What Parents Have Been Trying Since the Beginning of Time

One really clever dad discovered a way to get his little girl to instantly stop crying. Parents, feel free to give it a shot — unless you already have your own system that works.

What’s dad’s secret? Just some good old fashioned distraction.

The dad put together a video compilation of his daughter’s various crying fits to showcase his trick. It’s pretty simple: Every time she would start to cry, he would ask her a distracting question that required her interaction.


“What does the cow say?” the father asks at one point in the video.

“Moo,” the little girl replies.

Then her adorable face looks like this:


You get the picture. Watch the entertaining video below:

(H/T: Yahoo!)