smiley

20 Babies Who Just Discovered The Ocean

These babies just found out what it means to be “refreshed.” But swimming in the ocean isn’t the only way to keep cool this summer – you can also enjoy a crisp NESTEA®.

1. Many things can happen when a baby visits the ocean for the first time

jacquelinefsweet / Via instagram.com

2. At first, they may look to their parents for guidance about how they’re supposed to feel:

missjessq / Via instagram.com

3. Or they’ll ignore everyone and focus on the sheer size of it:

leah_santo / Via instagram.com

4. Then there’s usually some giggling because LOL WUT?

audreymeade / Via instagram.com

5. Or bouts of extreme laughter:

cristinacaj / Via instagram.com

6. And pure shock that something like the ocean exists and they didn’t know about it until now:

mamadaigdig / Via instagram.com

7. “HELP ME SEE MORE OF THE OCEAN THIS INSTANT!”

mookers77 / Via instagram.com

8. Then the time comes for their first soak:

cissylala / Via instagram.com

9. It can be pretty confusing:

rawmaui_ang / Via instagram.com

10. And maybe a little unpleasant because mom doesn’t get to control the temperature of the water:

grocerylane / Via instagram.com

11. But most of the time, that first toe dip is the first miracle they witness:

amdiienno / Via instagram.com

12. And it’s like “hahahhaah! The ocean is even more awesome than this great shirt I have on!”

brehannah0706 / Via instagram.com

13. “I don’t even care that I have to wear this dumb thing around my body! Give me more ocean!”

rachannabanana / Via instagram.com

14. They may encounter something scary that briefly makes them NOT like the ocean…

motherloverdreamer / Via instagram.com

15. But once the scary thing is removed from sight, babies are usually willing to give the ocean another shot:

mayra_mejia / Via instagram.com

16. And from there on out, everything goes according to plan:

pamelabiggs / Via instagram.com

17. “HAHAHHAHAHAHH!”

nkendall09 / Via instagram.com

18. “No YOU are!”

jessibierling / Via instagram.com

19. By the end of the day, they’ve usually taken complete ownership of it:

mi_vida13 / Via instagram.com

20. And then they celebrate the beginning of a beautiful friendship with whoever they can find:

instagram.com / Via http://stacyzapar

Check out more articles on BuzzFeed.com!