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Magda Pecsenye has been writing AskMoxie, the parenting advice column, since 2005, and is still stumped by questions about potty training. She also writes, with her ex-husband, about her experiences co-parenting after divorce at WhenTheFlamesGoUp.com. She was a Babble Voices contributor to her blog, Moxieville. She lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan with her two sons.

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TV Moms We Can Learn From

By Magda Pecsenye |

In honor of Mothers’ Day, I thought I’d highlight some of the tv moms that have caught my attention, either because they’re great or because they have serious problems. Modeling? Schadenfreude? Whatever the reason, I love to watch these women, and they make me think about what I really want to be doing with my own kids.

You’ll notice I stayed away from the tv moms everyone knows and loves. I’ve learned about everything I can from Clare Huxtable and Marian Cunningham already, so I thought I’d look at some moms we don’t always think about.

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7 TV Moms We Can Learn From

Alice from Alice

She's driving to her new life in LA, breaks down in Phoenix, and gets stuck there waiting tables at Mel's Diner. That's exceedingly crappy, but Alice made a life, got her son off to college, and ended up living her dream anyway. Takeaway: Sometimes you really have no choice, but you can still bloom where you're planted. (Played by Linda Lavin)

 

 

Magda Pecsenye writes about parenting at AskMoxie.org and about co-parenting after divorce with her ex-husband at When The Flames Go Up.

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Magda Pecsenye has been writing AskMoxie, the parenting advice column, since 2005, and is still stumped by questions about potty training. She also writes, with her ex-husband, about her experiences co-parenting after divorce at WhenTheFlamesGoUp.com. She was a Babble Voices contributor to her blog, Moxieville. She lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan with her two sons. Read bio and latest posts → Read Magda's latest posts →

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