How Fitler Moms Was Born
A Philadelphia native, an attorney, and a mother of two little ones, Crystal Axelrod started Fitler Moms in 2019 with a simple goal in mind-- to create a network of moms in the small Fitler Square neighborhood of Philadelphia that was accommodating to working mothers.
"Becoming a mother can be an isolating experience. It helps to be reminded that we're not going through it alone." It once took a village to raise a child; today, it takes a support network. Most of us live far from our closest friends and family. We often rely on technology and social media to connect with others, which can leave us feeling even more isolated. The principal mission of Fitler Moms is to create a supportive community for women when they need it most, where they need it most-- right in their own neighborhood.
Fitler Moms Today
With over 400 members, Fitler Moms has expanded from Fitler Square into Rittenhouse, Graduate Hospital, Point Breeze, and across the city. Moms Meetups are held every 2nd Saturday of the month, and Family Meetups are every 4th Saturday. The Expecting Moms Program connects moms-to-be with their neighbors who share a similar due date. The newly launched Parents’ Night Out: Live Comedy series is a great excuse to plan your next date night or moms night out. We can also help coordinate nanny shares.
Whatever your stage of motherhood, wherever you live, join Fitler Moms and begin connecting with your neighborhood moms today. Because nowadays, it takes a network.