TV mums we secretly love.

Nice TV mums just annoy me.

There are TV mums you can’t help but love. They are pretty and loving and helpful and clever.

Yep, pretty damn annoying, right?

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Then, there are TV mums who are a bit bad-ass. They aren’t always pretty, they aren’t always loving, they aren’t always helpful and they could really use a parenting course. Or two.

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Here are the TV mums we secretly love, flaws and all. CLICK THROUGH the gallery.