But what about those who are less than loving? Here's my favourite 'mums from hell', have I missed any of your favourite nasties out?
Abandoned her kids many times over the years. The woman's so evil she even had the mark of the devil on her head on her wedding day.
Sold her baby to the Croppers after pretending she was pregnant with Roy's child when it was Steve's all along.
Ran away with a druggie leaving her two kids.
Poor Tyrone. 'nuff said.
Abandons her husband and two children, one of whom is disabled, and runs off without a backwards glance. Turns up decades later, the Sue Ellen of Corrie, to cause torment on the cobbles.
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