of Wheaton, IL
MOMS Offering Moms Support ®
The MOMS Club Began...
...In 1983 when Mary James, an at-home mother in California, decided that she was tired of being alone at home. She wanted to meet other at-home mothers and she wanted to find other at-home children for her children to play with. When she discovered that there were no other organizations that met during the day and allowed her to come with her baby and preschooler, she decided to start a brand new organization just for at-home mothers, and the MOMS Club was born.
The chapter she started was so successful, she knew mothers in other areas must be needing the MOMS Club, too. Soon she and other volunteers were helping mothers start
MOMS Clubs across the country and around the world!
We now have 2,100+ chapters in the US alone and over 110,000 members! We also have International chapters starting too!
Our Chapter's Beginnings
Wheaton resident and mother of two, Julie K., was looking to meet other mothers with children the same age when she first heard about MOMS (MOMS Offering Moms Support) Club, a support group for stay-at-home moms and moms working part-time. Unfortunately, there wasn’t a local chapter for her to join.
She felt there had to be other moms in the area looking for the same connections, so in the spring of 2008, she started the
She was right! In just one year the
What Makes Us Special