Jessica Butler

Jessica Butler

Jessica Butler is the creator 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 toddler son, Levon.

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The Adoptive Mom's Hospital Go Bag, Raise Magazine
The Adoptive Mom’s Hospital Go Bag
All the things I wish I packed when Levon was born. {shop: book/camera/lotion/boots/sweater} CAMERA In…
The First Thing You Should Do After Your Homestudy Is Approved, Raise Magazine
The First Thing You Should Do After Your Home Study Is Approved
Learn from my mistake, I beg you. Many adoption professionals advise families to refrain from…
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Jack White Halloween Costume, Raise Magazine
Shop Levon’s Jack White Halloween Costume
While the rest of the Instagram has moved on to matching Christmas pajamas, at least…
Raise The Conversation, Raise Magazine
Raise The Conversation
Our favorite links from this week featuring stories of stepparenting, adoption, foster care, surrogacy, and…
The Worst Questions You Can Ask A NICU Mom, Raise Magazine
The Worst Question You Can Ask NICU Parents
September is NICU Awareness Month. Raise founder and NICU mom Jessica Butler shares her advice…
Raise The Conversation, Raise Magazine
Raise The Conversation
Our favorite links from this week featuring stories of stepparenting, adoption, foster care, surrogacy, and…
Bucatini and Meat Sauce, Raise Magazine
Bucatini with Meat Sauce
Elevate your favorite jarred sauce for easy weeknight dinners. Since Levon started school, we've made…
Raise The Conversation, Raise Magazine
Raise The Conversation
Our favorite links from this week featuring stories of stepparenting, adoption, foster care, surrogacy, and…
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Travel Gear for Toddlers, Raise Magazine
Travel Gear for Toddlers
From tiny toys to the perfect travel pillow, everything you need for a stress-free toddler…
Raise The Conversation, Raise Magazine.
Raise The Conversation
Our favorite links from this week featuring stories of stepparenting, adoption, foster care, surrogacy, and…