From The Brady Bunch’s Carol Brady to The Golden Girls’ Sophia Petrillo, TV has given us more than a few iconic moms. And of all the classic matriarchs to choose from, the TV mom you prefer says a lot about you!
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The Golden Girls' Sophia Petrillo: You're a witty sage!
Both wise and wise-cracking, Sophia embodies your own witty way of seeing the world. Indeed, your loved ones can always rely on you for the best kind of advice: honesty delivered with a sense of humor. Nurturing yet tough-as-nails, you are the rock at the center of your family.
Family Ties' Elyse Keaton: You're an open-minded free spirit!
During the changing tides of the 1980s, former flower child Elyse Keaton retained her free-spirited views — even when her conservative son, Alex, took the opposite approach. Your admiration for Elyse reflects your own independent mind, which leads you to march to the beat of your own drum. No wonder others admire your originality!
The Brady Bunch
The Brady Bunch's Carol Brady: You're an adaptable mediator!
With patience and empathy, Carol Brady somehow always managed to mediate the conflicts that inevitably arose in her family of eight. Your preference for Carol mirrors your own unrivaled social skills and natural ability to make peace in any “bunch.” In other words, you’re not only the consummate team player — you’re also a leader!
One Day At A Time
One Day at a Time's Ann Romano: You're a dynamic doer!
A divorced single mom in the 1970s, Ann Romano was a groundbreaking presence on TV — and your preference for this dynamic character shows that you’re a trailblazer yourself! Ambitious and resilient, you always chase your dreams!
Happy Day's Marion Cunningham: You're an upbeat charmer!
Affectionately known as “Mrs. C,” Marion Cunningham was beloved by the hardest group of all to win over: teenagers! Just as this all-American mom’s upbeat personality endeared her to everyone — including the Fonz! — you, too, radiate a contagious enthusiasm for life!
Leave It To Beaver
Leave it to Beaver's June Cleaver: You're a sophisticate!
Whether she was making a soufflé or giving motherly advice, June Cleaver made everything seem effortless. As polished as the multitasking matriarch, you exude grace-under-pressure composure that allows you to succeed no matter how challenging the circumstance, both at home and at work.
This article originally appeared in our print magazine.
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