Expanding What Motherhood Looks Like, One TV Show at a Time

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    October 28, 2023 2:29 PM PDT

    Nice link and compilation of television mom's through out the years with reflection on the different perspectives through time as America grows up.


    Once upon a time, June Cleaver was the most visible example on TV of how to be a mother. It's not hard to see how that depiction left the vast majority of moms—i.e. non-white moms, working moms, single moms, and moms who hated cooking dinner—feeling unseen.

    Today, there are as many representations of motherhood on screen as there are, well, TV moms. In honor of Mother’s Day, we salute every one of them for showing the world that it’s possible to parent in poignant, imperfect, and hilarious ways.