Moms are heroes.
Sometimes that means literally saving the world.
It can also mean saving your kids from the horrors of everyday life. Regardless, we think these 13 mothers are ultra cool.
Jennier "JJ" Jareau - Criminal Minds
JJ spends a lot of time at the office tracking down crazy killers to ensure others are safe, but when it comes to her kids, nothing stands in her way. Like any other mother, JJ takes time off for maternity leave and bonds with her children after giving birth. She loves and protects her family first.
Cassie Nightingale - The Good Witch
Cassie helps the people of Middleton with their problems in all sorts of magical ways, never admitting to any special powers despite the title of the series. She's kind, forgiving and compassionate to all and has raised her daughter to be the same. They're everything to each other.
Sarah Manning - Orphan Black
When Sarah discovered she was a clone, the only one who had naturally given birth, her very existence became about protecting not only her daughter, Kira, but her sestras, too. Thankfully, all of the clones have become family and together they fight to keep Kira alive. Very cool.
Elizabeth Jennings - The Americans
As a KGB spy embedded in America, Elizabeth raised her children, Paige and Henry, to be the quintessential Americans. But now Paige knows she's a Russian operative and has seen her mother's true colors. A simple day at the mall became a life or death situation when they were held up. Elizabeth won, proving she was more capable of protecting them than her children ever knew.
June aka Offred - The Handmaid's Tale
June was stripped of everything, first her rights, then her family, then her dignity and even her name. They cannot take her memories, so she fights to survive through intense emotional turmoil and even physical brutality so she can reunite with her daughter, Hannah. Society may not be the same, but she'll do anything for a chance to see Hannah again.
Sam Fox - Better Things
Actress Sam Fox is not only funny, she has learned to listen to her kids. She doesn't always hear them right away, but when she does, talks to them in their own language, accepting them for who they are, not who she wants them to be. She stands up for them and surprises them with her keen understanding of her three very different daughters, Max, Frankie and Duke.