When you’ve been asked the question, “So when you two adopt, who’s going to be the mom?” as many times as Dom and I, you start to get creative. We’ve talked about the roles of parents, and I do think that a mother’s influence can be important in a child’s development. But to counter the “Every child needs a mother and a father” argument, I offer this list. Because everything gay dads need to know about mothering, they can learn from watching these famous TV moms. We did.