Here are some of the most notable television and movie moms.
Natasha Richardson on "The Parent Trap"(Credit: Walt Disney Pictures)
Movie: "The Parent Trap"
Mom: Elizabeth James
Children: Hallie and Annie
Hallie Parker (Lindsay Lohan) returns from summer camp a "new girl", pretending to be her twin Annie, in a plot to meet her mom Elizabeth James played by the late Natasha Richardson.
Holly Hunter on "The Incredibles"(Credit: Walt Disney Pictures / Pixar Animation)
Movie: "The Incredibles"
Mom: Helen Parr / Elastigirl
Children: Violet, Dash and Jack Jack
Helen Parr (Holly Hunter), aka Elastigirl can stretch any part of her body up to 100 feet and can be 1 mm thin. She can also reshape her body in a variety of ways. She is a dedicated spouse and mother.
Sandra Bullock on "The Blind Side"(Credit: AP)
Movie: "The Blind Side"
Mom: Leigh Anne Tuohy
Children: Collins, S.J. and Michael
Leigh Anne Tuohy (Sandra Bullock) and her family welcome a young black man into their home when they realize he is homeless.
Tichina Arnold on "Everybody Hates Chris"
Show: "Everybody Hates Chris"
Mom: Rochelle Rock
Children: Chris, Drew and Tania
The kids have their hands full with their mom Rochelle (Tichina Arnold) and her eccentric hairdos.
Roseanne Barr on "Roseanne"(Credit: Getty Images Photo)
TV Show: "Roseanne"
Mom: Roseanne Conner
Children: Becky, Darlene and D.J.
The low-class, potty-mouthed Roseanne (Roseanne Barr) loved her family.
Esther Rolle on "Good Times"(Credit: BET.com)
Show: "Good Times"
Mom: Florida Evans
Children: James Jr., Thelma and Michael
Raising a family in the projects in Chicago wasn't easy but somehow Florida (Esther Rolle) always made due.
Phylicia Rashad on "The Cosby Show"(Credit: BET.com)
Show: "The Cosby Show"
Mom: Clair Huxtable
Children: Sandra, Denise, Theo, Vanessa and Rudy
Clair (Phylicia Rashad) kept the household in check, including her husband, Cliff.