Here at HuffPost Parents, we believe that moms should be in as many pictures with their kids as possible. But if our friends at Awkward Family Photos have taught us anything, it is that portraits don't always turn out as lovely as planned.
With Mother's Day 2013 right around the corner (that's May 12, people), let's take a moment to appreciate some horrifyingly hilarious moments that have been immortalized in pictures forever. Because it's mom's time to shine.
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