10. Jenny McCarthy — This celebrity mom is still smokin’ hot… and could even return to Playboy!
9. Kristin Davis — This Sex and the City stunner wasn’t afraid to adopt daughter Gemma without a man.
8. Katie Holmes — Katie is barely single, but we give this seemingly passive actress major props for taking control of her life and the life of her daughter, Suri. Now that’s hot.
7. January Jones — This new mom has yet to reveal the identity of baby Xander’s father, but the Mad Men beauty says she feels lucky to be a parent — with or without a man.
6. Pam Anderson — Marriage just doesn’t seem to work for this sexy siren, but motherhood does.
5. Sandra Bullock — We want America’s Sweetheart to settle down with a nice guy the next time around.
4. Courteney Cox — We were bummed when Courteney and David Arquette decided to make their split official, but she is one hot mama back on the market.
3. Heidi Klum — We never thought Heidi Klum and Seal would split, but their divorce puts Heidi at the top end of our list.
2. Denise Richards — This celebrity single mom makes look juggling it all look easy — and she looks great doing it!
1. Charlize Theron — The single actress adopted son Jackson earlier this year, saying she “didn’t wish” to be a single mom. But she’s making it work!
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