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 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 five-year-old son, Levon.