26-year-old Trajuan Briggs, academic advisor at the University of New Mexico and father to cute-as-a-button toddler Isiah, recently initiated one of the most wholesome Twitter threads you'll ever see. Uploading an adorable pic of himself with Isiah sprawled over his chest, blissfully snoozing away, he suggested, just for fun, that other dads do the same.

“Fathers, we should start a thread of pics showing how our kids sleep on us,” he wrote, and it clearly resonated with people! Dads from all over the world joined in with their own pics, as well as exchanging opinions and tips on fatherhood in general.

Scroll down below to check them out for yourself and feel free to share your own in the comments!

Image credits: Qool_Runnings

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Lola
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1 year ago

That smile 😊

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“The thread started because I'm fairly new in fatherhood, I have a year in the game,” Trajuan told Buzzfeed News. “A lot of my friends are fathers so throughout the process no one ever told me about the crazy sleeping positions, it was never discussed.”

“So before bed, me and Isaiah watch Elmo on my phone and he just knocks out on my neck. As I'm laying there it hits me, take a pic because this is hilarious and send it to the bros. Then I thought how cool it would be if just fathers shared the craziness together. Sort of a 'you're not alone, bro' type thing for comedy. It just blew up.”

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Kimberly Irving
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1 year ago

Omg the heart break...He's still with her. He always will be.

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Monika Soffronow
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1 year ago

What a picture of peacefulness, love and deep contentment. It makes my soul smile.

Kamryn McNamara
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1 year ago

That baby is so comfortable with his daddy, that's so precious

Natasha Forchione
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1 year ago

Love his chubby cheeks!!

Krystle Garcia
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1 year ago

This is beautiful!

glowworm2
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1 year ago

This one is precious!

UnicornHuman
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1 year ago

i love how the baby's cheek is squished against his dad's chest aww

Alyeck Melendez Seda
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1 year ago

NOICE!

Mary Morgen
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1 year ago

You guys are both beutifull! 😀

Letitia Hedding
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1 year ago

cute!

Alex Craig
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1 year ago

so gorgeous

Jack Noyce
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9 months ago

Don't fall in with the baby!!!

sharron lynn parsons
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11 months ago

A proud dad, snuggle every day, they grow too fast !!!

sharron lynn parsons
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1 year ago

So sweet, years ahead with love and laughter dad !!!

Carol Roeder
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1 year ago

So special.

Susann Campbell
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1 year ago

Keep up the good work daddy.

John Croft
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1 year ago

aww... so cute

Den Star
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1 year ago

Asian babies tho. They melt me.

Heather Northover
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1 year ago

Sweet☺❤

Roberto Durante
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1 year ago

haaa so sweet

Lazar
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1 year ago

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We better hope that the water levels really are rising

Horatio Bankhead
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1 year ago

ok. how about I drown you. cus you're messed up

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As the pics started pouring in Trajuan realized that he'd done something special, bringing guys together in a positive way and spreading the joys (and hilarious moments) of fatherhood.

“The general online responses are dope!” he said. “Like I said, I didn't think it would be big at all so it's amazing seeing the reactions and positivity. That's what it's all about. The best responses have been all the participating dads.”

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Withnail
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1 year ago

Toe in the nose... toe in die ribs... toe in the crotch. The joys of co-sleeping :)

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反社会的
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1 year ago

I'm not crying, my eyes are just sweating 😭

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“Showing another side of fatherhood and having a community supporting each other. Just refreshing to see with a lot of good vibes. I just hope people take away the cool parts of life and social media. Twitter gives laughs, tears, motivation, arguments. I just want to provide a happy moment.”

What do you think? Did the thread bring the positive vibes for you? Does your child manage to find weird and wonderful ways to fall asleep on you? Let us know what you think in the comments!

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Monika Soffronow
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1 year ago

She saw this painting by Salvador Dalí and she just hasn't been the same since then.

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Reilly Beryll
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1 year ago

Older siblings are often like second parents. I call my sister my sister-mother-friend, she’s all of those things.

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Laura Zaini
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1 year ago

look at that super tiny nose :)

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Luisa Vasconcelos
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1 year ago

Out the box. 😂😂

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Laura Zaini
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1 year ago

same hair :)

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Withnail
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1 year ago

Sleeping the baby is

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Dorothy Parker
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1 year ago

Too much gorgeous for one page.

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Patricia Graeme
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1 year ago

Yes! And with big SMooch for you for being a hands-on god-daddy!

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Luisa Vasconcelos
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1 year ago

Kids sleep in any position.

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Monika Soffronow
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1 year ago

Beautiful picture. Some photoshopping to erase the person in the background would make it into an even better shot.

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Laura Zaini
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1 year ago

awww cute, they sleep the same way :)

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glowworm2
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1 year ago

That baby girl is gorgeous.

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Char Char
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1 year ago

What a sweet little outfit! Great family pic with the doggo also.

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Molly Tallmadge
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1 year ago

And some big love for each other :)

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Kamryn McNamara
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1 year ago

This is so me as a kid omg... Wait this is me NOW

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Dorothy Parker
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1 year ago

All you need.

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Luisa Vasconcelos
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1 year ago

Ooh so beautiful.

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Lily
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1 year ago

something about the baby's expression is just so sweet. pure innocence.

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esmeralda ramos
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1 year ago

His tongue

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Withnail
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1 year ago

Fresh Prince, dat u?

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Luisa Vasconcelos
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1 year ago

The tiny little fingers

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Nancy Jeckells
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1 year ago

look at her lovely hair !

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Mangawolf123
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1 year ago

Awww

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Milena
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1 year ago

So nice!

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SirPatTheCat
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1 year ago

Legs in the crotch - seems about right lol

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