Being a mom is the hardest thing you'll ever do.

That's what my mom used to say to me, and now that I'm a mom, I know it's so true!

I love my kids so much, but, it never fails, you'll have one of those days when you forget it's school picture day, or you come home from work to last night's dishes... still in the sink, or you drop the cupcakes on your way to the bake sale, or you make your kids turn off the TV and go to bed and they shout "You're the worst mom ever!"  Thanks.

If you can relate at all... this one's for you!

If you're having one of those days, just remember all those cuddly little moments, those tiny hugs and wet kisses, those cute little socks they wear, the way they pretend to be like you, and the first time they ever said "I love you!"

Take this day and use it as an opportunity to be the best mom you can be!  I know I'm going to!  Life is too short, and my little ones will be big very soon!  So I'm going to enjoy being a mom!  'Cause even though it's the hardest job in the world, it's also the best!

Oh, and a special thank you to my mommy, Tracy, for doing a bang-up job raising me!  And trust me, I'm sure I made it pretty tough!  Love you!

Bethany and her mom