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 five-year-old son, Levon.

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Five Ways I'm Teaching My Five-Year-Old His Letters & Numbers, Raise Magazine
Five Ways I’m Teaching My Five-Year-Old His Letters & Numbers
Because we're all homeschoolers now. It’s time to accept that I will be responsible for…
Not So Different: A Children’s Book Celebrating Mixed Race Families & Diversity, Raise Magazine
Not So Different: A Children’s Book Celebrating Mixed Race Families & Diversity
Q & A with author Cyana Riley. Cyana Riley is the author of Not So…
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Our Favorite Face Masks For Kids, Raise Magazine
Our Favorite Face Masks For Kids
Shop Our Top 10 Brands For Kids. Our boys have been rocking their favorite Rafi…
What Do You Call Your Child's Birth Mom, Raise Magazine
What Do You Call Your Child’s Birth Mom?
From Belly Mommy to Auntie, adoptees and adoptive moms share the names their families use.…
Lemon Balm Martini Recipe, Raise Magazine
Lemon Balm Martini
Gin, vermouth, simple syrup, lemon balm. In college, while everyone else was drinking beer, I…
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Underwater Love Mini Crib Sheet
The Best Mini Crib Bedding Designs
From neutrals to florals to perfect Insta backdrops, our list has you covered. I’m an…
The Best Macaroni Salad Recipe, Raise Magazine
The Best Macaroni Salad
My grandmother’s famous recipe. The key to this perfect summer side dish is the combination…
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Our Favorite Black-Owned Kids' Brands & Boutiques, Raise Magazine
Our Favorite Black-Owned Kids’ Brands & Boutiques
Put your money where your mouth is. Eighteen of our favorite black-owned kids brands &…
Single Mom Stories: Lily Bekmezian, Raise Magazine
Single Mom Stories: Lily Bekmezian
My main objective is to raise independent little women. Lily Bekmezian is a single mama…
A Letter From Our Founder, Raise Magazine
A Letter From Our Founder

From the beginning, my goal with Raise was to create a lifestyle site for mothers…