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 five-year-old son, Levon.

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The Best Sunglasses for Kids {And Why Your Baby Should Be Wearing Them}, Raise Magazine
The Best Sunglasses for Kids {And Why Your Baby Should Be Wearing Them}
Shop our top 10 favorites. My mother is an optometric technician, meaning I grew up…
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8 Mini Cribs for Small Spaces, Raise Magazine
8 Mini Cribs For Small Spaces
My favorite mini cribs currently on the market, including the one we used for Levon!…
Adoptee Stories: Thaicha Branch, Raise Magazine
Adoptee Stories: Thaicha Branch
Adoptee Thaicha Branch shares her journey from foster care to adoption, refocusing her trauma, and…
Welcome To The Party by Gabrielle Union
Raise The Conversation
Our favorite links from around the web featuring stories of stepparenting, adoption, foster care, surrogacy,…
Lemon Balm Gin & Tonic, Raise Magazine
Lemon Balm Gin & Tonic
Bombay Sapphire gin, lemon juice, simple syrup, and tonic. A refreshing, citrus-infused take on the…
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20 Modern Play Tables For Kids, Raise Magazine
20 Modern Play Tables For Kids
With at least six more weeks of school at home, I’ve decided it’s time to…
Interview with Jaime Pressly, Raise Magazine
In Conversation With Jaime Pressly
“My greatest accomplishment in life is going to be that I made three wonderful human…
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Raise The Conversation
Our favorite links from around the web featuring stories of stepparenting, adoption, foster care, surrogacy,…
The Most Fun Thing We've Done In Quarantine, RAISE
The Most Fun Thing We’ve Done In Quarantine
Earlier this month, Los Angeles extended its stay-at-home orders and we all collectively hit the…
My Journey To Bond With My Adopted Son
My Journey To Bond With My Adopted Son
For mothers who experience infertility and loss, disrupted adoption, or even joyous overnight motherhood, it…