Our favorite links from this week featuring stories of stepparenting, adoption, foster care, surrogacy, and non-traditional families.
Why this single mom plans to stay single for at least a decade.
A breakdown of how to file for child support as a single parent.
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.