When you’re the parent of a toddler, you’re well-versed in the art of distraction to squelch an oncoming tantrum. This little girl has a parent-free, hands-off, built-in distraction . . . in the form of her shoes. Check out the video below for this can’t-miss cutie’s short trip to the dark side — and see what brought her back!

Do you think these shoes are worth the noise?

—Francesca Katafias