16 TV Moms That Millennial Moms Look To For Inspiration

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Laura Petrie – The Dick Van Dyke Show

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In the comfortable bubble of the classic black and white sitcom, Laura Petrie, played brilliantly by Mary Tyler Moore, was the next generation TV housewife. She still spent all of her time being a mom, but she did it in pants. For me as a kid, that was HUGE. Her high pitched giggle and “Oh Rob!” just made her lovely. She was sort of the “cool mom” before cool moms were a thing. Dancing and making jokes and sparring with her husband – it wasn’t the behavior we’d come to expect from the traditional housewives back in the day, that’s for sure.

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