Jessica Butler

Jessica Butler

Jessica Butler is the co-founder of "Raise Magazine," stepmother of two, and adoptive mother of one. Prior to "Raise," she was a writer on USA’s "In Plain Sight" and TNT’s "The Last Ship." She and her husband, writer/producer Warren Bell, co-created the Nick at Nite series "Instant Mom," based on her life as a stepmother. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and six-year-old son, Levon.

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Single Mother by Choice, Adrienne Farr, Shares Her Advice
Single Mother by Choice, Adrienne Farr, Shares Her Advice
“Don’t wait because somebody told you it's supposed to happen a certain way.” Journalist Adrienne…
What To Expect When You're Adopting During Covid-19
What To Expect When You’re Adopting During Covid-19
Family law attorney Penelope Hefner shares the effects of Covid on both international and domestic…
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The Best Last Minute Easter Gifts For Kids
P.S. Easter is Sunday. You’re welcome. Last week I threw away several gallon-sized Ziploc bags…
The Best Trick For Getting Along With A Difficult Ex
The Best Trick For Getting Along With A Difficult Ex
Perspective is everything. Over the past 15 years, my husband’s ex and I have experienced…
The Best Parenting Advice I Ever Heard
The Best Piece of Parenting Advice I Ever Heard
Everything I Ever Needed To Know About Parenting I Learned In Puppy School. No, really.…
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The Best PJs for Slim Boys
The Best Pajama Brands For Slim Boys
Shop our favorites sets that don’t fall down! Levon is true-to-size when it comes to…
10 Things You Should Know About Surrogacy In America
10 Things You Should Know About Surrogacy In America
For anyone considering surrogacy or supporting a friend though their surrogacy journey. The Lingo Surrogates…
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ur Search For The Best Ever Potato Vodka
Our Search For The Best Ever Potato Vodka
Find out our top three favorites. Vodka tonic (with olives) has been my go-to cocktail…
When Your Child Says, "You're Not My Real Mom," Raise Magazine
When Your Child Says, “You’re Not My Real Mom”
I knew it was inevitable, that one of them would say it eventually, but I…
The Best Marinade For Grilled Chicken
The Best Marinade For Grilled Chicken
This copycat recipe is our go-to for easy grilled chicken. Many years ago, Whole Foods…