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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My Best Advice For New Stepmoms, Raise Magazine.
My Best Advice For New Stepmoms
As a new stepparent, much, if not all, of your life now revolves around the…
Travel Guide: New York City, Raise Magazine
Travel Guide: New York City
On our recent vacation to England, we stopped in New York City both on the…
Raise The Conversation, July 12, 2019.
Raise The Conversation
Our favorite links from this week featuring stories of stepparenting, adoption, foster care, surrogacy, and…
What Do You Call Your Child's Birth Parent? Raise Magazine
What Do You Call Your Child’s Birth Parent?
Levon has recently started to notice pregnant women. He knows they have babies inside their…
Travel Guide: London & The Cotswolds, Raise Magazine
Travel Guide: London & The Cotswolds
Last Christmas, our friends moved back to England after two years in the states. They…
Our Favorite Children's Author, Raise Magazine
Our Favorite Children’s Book Author
Before our neighbors moved back to England, they gifted Levon the most thoughtful farewell present…
Pomegranate Mojito, Raise Magazine
Pomegranate Mojito
Inspired by the pomegranate mojito at the Fairmont Kea Lani in Maui. The key is…
Building Holiday Traditions As A Blended Family, Raise Magazine
Building Holiday Traditions As A Blended Family
As a step parent, you spend so much time participating in already established traditions that…
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12 Minimalist High Chairs For Design Loving Parents
10 Minimalist High Chairs For Design-Loving Parents
When we adopted our son, I swore I wouldn't fill my house with colorful, plastic…
Avoid Toddler Jet Lag On Your Vacation Abroad, Raise Magazine
Avoid Toddler Jet Lag On Your Vacation Abroad
Two cities, four flights, eight hour time difference, and ZERO jet lag. When planning our…