18 Lovable TV Moms Who Are Downright Real (PHOTOS)

The TV gods have taken note that real moms don't want to see perfection; we want something we can relate to, and several shows center around moms who are nothing if not real. Rather than personify a stereotype of what mothers "should be," these TV moms are downright real, and we love their characters for it. 




Even though they aren't perfect (because hey, who is?), we still look up to these 18 moms because they show us that parenthood is both messy and complicated — and that's precisely what makes the ride such a thrill.


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