Jessica Butler

Jessica Butler is the co-founder of Raise, 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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The Best California Chardonnays, According To Me
The Best California Chardonnays, According To Me
And I should know, because I’m an expert {drinker}. October marks the beginning of our…
Atlanta Travel Guide: The Best Things to Do In Atlanta With Kids (2021)
Atlanta Travel Guide: The Best Things to Do In Atlanta With Kids (2021)
Everything we love to do, eat, and see in the city. Atlanta has become one…
How To Ask Someone About The Cost Of Their Adoption
How To Ask Someone About The Cost Of Their Adoption
The dos and don’ts of discussing the topic. Talking about the cost of adoption can…
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The Best Baby Gear For New Parents, According To A Nanny
The Best Baby Gear For New Parents, According To A Nanny
This is what should be on your baby registry. My sister has worked as a…
This New App Takes The Stress Out Of Gift Giving
This New App Takes The Stress Out Of Gift Giving
Meet GLEAM, the essential app for busy parents. Back-to-school means back to birthday parties, and…
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Why Halloween Is The Perfect Co-Parenting Holiday
Why Halloween Is The Perfect Co-Parenting Holiday
Plus, a list of our favorite fall events in L.A. I’ve written before about how…
These Two Condiments Make For The Best Burger
These Two Condiments Make For The Best Burger
My favorite combo, care of the British! I spent a semester in London during college,…
How To Goopify Your Co-Parenting Relationship
How To Goopify Your Co-Parenting Relationship
The only thing harder than parenting is co-parenting. Whether you’re dealing with your own ex…
This Is My Biggest Regret As A NICU Parent
This Is My Biggest Regret As A NICU Parent
It’s not what I did. It’s what I didn’t do. The first time I saw…
These Make Ahead Pancakes Will Make Breakfast A Breeze
These Make Ahead Pancakes Will Make Breakfast A Breeze
Refrigerate and reheat for easy weekday mornings. This IHOP copycat recipe from Ron Douglas has…