19 Times Roseanne Was The Parent We All Aspire To Be

Dishing out love with a side of sarcasm.

1. When her kids dared to tell her she couldn’t make them do something:

When her kids dared to tell her she couldn't make them do something:

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2. When she perfectly expressed the thoughts of every parent of a junior high school-aged daughter:

When she perfectly expressed the thoughts of every parent of a junior high school-aged daughter:

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3. When she felt awesome about herself without feeling the need to prove it to anyone:

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Something tells me Roseanne wouldn’t have been a fan of Pinterest.

4. When she stood up for her kids:

When she stood up for her kids:

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5. When she knew just what to say when her kids were all up in her business:

When she knew just what to say when her kids were all up in her business:

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6. When she wasn’t about to be compared to other parents:

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7. When she knew how to shut down her teenager:

When she knew how to shut down her teenager:

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Sorry, Becky. Point, set, match to Mom.

8. And, more impressively, when she knew how to shut down Darlene:

And, more impressively, when she knew how to shut down Darlene:

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9. When she made sure DJ knew early on how amazing she was:

When she made sure DJ knew early on how amazing she was:

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10. And when she made him know she would always be there for him even when he wasn’t crazy about the idea:

And when she made him know she would always be there for him even when he wasn't crazy about the idea:

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11. When her kids pulled that “I wish I were never born” crap:

When her kids pulled that "I wish I were never born" crap:

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12. When she had eyes in the back of her head:

When she had eyes in the back of her head:

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Nice try, DJ.

13. When she refused to let her daughter fall prey to gender stereotypes:

When she refused to let her daughter fall prey to gender stereotypes:

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14. When she made it clear who was the boss:

When she made it clear who was the boss:

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Roseanne wasn’t a big fan of the patriarchy.

15. When she dressed her kids in the BEST Halloween costumes:

When she dressed her kids in the BEST Halloween costumes:

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16. And when she nailed her Halloween costume, too.

And when she nailed her Halloween costume, too.

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Also, shout out to Dan for his A+ costume.

17. When she called bullshit on Thanksgiving prep:

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18. When she knew just how to respond to Becky’s request not to embarrass her:

When she knew just how to respond to Becky's request not to embarrass her:

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19. And lastly, when despite all of the challenges that come with being a parent, she knew how to let loose and enjoy the ride:

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