Between changing diapers and rocking us to sleep -- oh, and helping us with our homework and attending all of our major school events -- parenting is a big, full-time job.

And when you're a musician, the two lifestyles sometimes don't mesh well.

With the hectic touring schedule and late nights, rock stardom isn't always the best environment for little ones. However, there are a number of female rockstars who have proven that although it might be difficult, it's not impossible -- and you can give new meaning to being a "rockstar mom."

So in honor of Mother's Day, Diffuser is excited to pay tribute to 10 women in the gallery above. These mamas have some seriously kick ass musical careers ... but also play the important role as mom in their children's lives.

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