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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Why I Stopped Saying "I Missed You" To My Stepson, Raise Magazine
Why I Stopped Saying “I Miss You” To My Stepson
“I missed you so much last week.” It was meant to be a sweet comment,…
Raising A Reader During A Pandemic, Raise Magazine
Raising A Reader During A Pandemic
Chicago mom and teacher Jurema Gorham set out to start a book club for her…
Our Holiday Custody Schedule, Raise Magazine
Our Holiday Custody Schedule
Even though our boys are grown, we still stick to the holiday schedule from our…
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Our Top Five Beauty Posts, Raise Magazine
Our Top Five Beauty Posts
Natural Hair Care Tips for Kids, The Perfect Red Lip, and expert advice from celebrity…
2020 Gift Guide For Anyone Buying My Kid A Present, Raise Magazine
2020 Gift Guide For Anyone Buying My Kid A Present
You see a STEAM toy, I see another homework assignment. My kid is spoiled. With…
Why I Wont Do Genetic Testing On My Adopted Child, Raise Magazine
Why I Won’t Do Genetic Testing On My Adopted Child
We’re in semi-open adoption with Levon’s birth family, and we’re absolutely not trying to hide…
The Best Recipe For Thanksgiving Leftovers, Raise Magazine
The Best Recipe For Thanksgiving Leftovers
Finish off your leftovers with this simple Thanksgiving sandwich. When I visited Dublin as an…
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Our Top Ten Adoption Posts, Raise Magazine
Our Top Ten Adoption Posts
Sharing our most popular posts in honor of National Adoption Awareness Month.
How To Teach Your Kids About Adoption
We teach our children about race, ethnicity, sexuality, and gender. Why not family structures that…
The Best Rub For Grilling & Barbecue, Raise Magazine
The Best Rub For Grilling & Barbecue
Plus, two homemade gift ideas for any occasion. Early in our marriage, my mother gifted…