It takes a lot to keep your family in line and these sitcom moms knew how to do it! These moms were a big break from the traditional cookie baking moms of the past.
1. Lois from Malcom in the Middle
Keeping 5 boys in line is not an easy task. Why we love her: Her hard nose attitude and unique punishments.
2. Roseanne from Roseanne
Roseanne was one of the traditional role breakers. Why we love her: She was the star of the show, instead of an afterthought.
3. Rochelle from Everyone Hates Chris
Rochelle’s tough attitude kept everyone in this family in line.Never heard of this before? Get up to speed here. Why we love her: Catchy lines like, “I’ll knock you into next week.”
4. Kitty Foreman from That 70′s Show
Kitty managed to hold it all together for her family and was often the bread winner. Why we love her: She recognized and accepted who her kids really were.
5. Thelma Harper from Mama’s Family
Thelma told it how it was. Why we love her: Her independent nature and great one-liners.
8. Estelle Costanza from Sienfield
Despite the fact that Estelle was only in a few episodes, she left quite an impression. Why we love her: She reminds us of someone we know.
9. Clair Huxtable the cosby show
The biggest overachiever on the list Clair was able to raise 5 children while obtaining an advanced degree. Why we love her: She was always there when her family needed her.
10. Marge Simpson from the Simpsons
With everything that Marge deals with from day to day, she still manages a smile and a positive attitude. Why we love her: Great hair and an unbreakable spirit.