Mothers & More
is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of
mothers through support, education and advocacy. We address mothers’
needs as individuals and members of society, and promote the value of
all the work mothers do.
Our mission is based on the following core beliefs:
A mother is more than any single role she plays at any given point
her lifetime. She is entitled to fully explore and develop her identity
as she chooses:
as a woman, a citizen, a parent or an employee.
the work mothers do - whether paid or unpaid - has social and economic
All women deserve recognition and support for their right to
choose if and how to combine parenting and paid employment.
mothers, all children and all families are unique. We respect the
wisdom of each mother to decide how to care for her children, her
family and herself.
Mothers have the right to fulfill their
caregiving responsibilities without incurring social and economic
The transitions women make into and through motherhood are
challenging and can be difficult.
Together, mothers are powerful.
The Northeast Ohio Chapter of
Mothers & More (formerly
F.E.M.A.L.E. - Formerly Employed Mothers At the Leading Edge) began in
May 1997 and now has members from Lake, Geauga, Cuyahoga and Ashtabula Counties.
We all have one
thing in common - our belief that raising our children is the highest
priority job we can have (not to mention the most exhasuting,
frustrating, demanding and satisfying!) The best way to juggle
motherhood, work and sanity is with the support of other sequencing
The Northeast Ohio Chapter meetings are on the third Wednesday of
from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
at the Church of St. Mary, 400 North Street in Chardon, Ohio.
Meeting formats vary to include chapter
business followed by guest speakers, group discussions, special topics
or social evenings. Meeting topics include women's issues,
parenting/family issues, children's issues; such as discipline and
nutrition and some general fun nights. Meetings are for moms only
(exceptions for moms with young infants). Occassionally our meeting
location and date may change so be sure to contact us before you
meeting and for any additional information.
Please take some time to learn more
Northeast Ohio Chapter of Mothers & More, and the services and
support that we offer.
Our National organization serves over 7,500 mothers in the
U.S. and beyond,
is a non-profit
membership organization that cares for the caregiver.
We provide a nationwide network of local chapters for mothers who are -
by choice or circumstance - altering their participation in the paid
workplace over the course of their active parenting years. Our chapters
are structured to support a mother as she navigates the challenges of
her daily life - whether she is a full-time family caregiver or
struggling to achieve a better balance between the demands of paid work
and family care.
Through our chapters and other services, we provide opportunities
mothers to connect with one another in ways that assist them in
developing their unique identities as women and help them move more
confidently through the transitions that affect their family, work and
Mothers & More champions the value and necessity of all
work to our society - paid and unpaid, within and outside of the home.
We strive to raise awareness about the fact that mothers live and work
in a society that presents significant barriers to their ability to
succeed as women, citizens, parents or participants in the workforce.
By uniting mothers to act on their own behalf, we seek to eliminate
policies, practices and attitudes that unfairly impact mothers as
caregivers. Visit our National website where you can learn more about
contribution and support you can give to this organization.
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