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.
Everything You Need to Know About Surrogacy.
A breakdown of how to file for child support as a single parent.
Texas Agency Forced To Shutter Marshallese Adoption Business.
A surrogate with children of her own shares her inspiring story.
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.