11 TV Moms Who Show Us What Being Kickass Women Is All About

Even though TV is a fantastic form of escapism, we always want to see ourselves in the characters we follow on our favorite shows. Thankfully, we've seen independent, strong moms on television for decades. From early '90s single mom Murphy Brown to modern TV moms like Jane the Virgin's Xiomara Villanueva who have broken stereotypes with their plot lines, you've gotta applaud fictional feminist moms of the small screen. 

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We've rounded up 11 of these badass female characters who embody the expression, "You do you." Here are just a few of the TV moms who have proven themselves to be total feminists over the years.  

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