As rewarding as it is, being a mom can also get tough—especially when you’re doing it on your own. It takes a lot of patience, hard work, and determination, even more so when you have to balance it with an erratic schedule. Here are 12 single moms in the showbiz industry who continue to inspire us by raising the next generation with grace despite the demands of their jobs:
1. Check out hashtag #theBelle for Andi Eigenmann's sweet posts about little Ellie.
2. Here's Ruffa Gutierrez with her two beautiful princesses, Lorin and Venice.
3. LJ Reyes' son with actor Paulo Avelino has her eyes!
4. Marjorie Barretto looks very content bonding with her four kids—Julia, Claudia, Dani, and Leon.
5. According to Denise Laurel, the father of her son Alejandro is of American-Italian descent.
6. Jodi Sta. Maria and her son Thirdy love going to art museums together.
7. Vina Morales' 7-year old daughter, Ceana, is such a cutie!
8. Katrina Halili once said that she gets her inspiration from her daughter, Katie.
9. At 38 and with 3 kids, Sunshine Cruz is still gorgeous as ever.
10. Kris Aquino's two sons Bimby and Josh grew up so fast!
11. Even with a teenage daughter, Phoemela Baranda still slays.
12. Jennylyn Mercado and son Alex Jazz look adorable in matching PJs.
This story originally appeared on Femalenetwork.com.
* Minor edits have been made by the Cosmo.ph editors.