Mitchell Family

Leila Mitchell and her family. (Photo by Elaine Cushman Carroll)

Milton mom Leila Mitchell holds down two full-time jobs and parents three children who attend three different Milton Public Schools. Every week she is keenly aware of her need for her “tribe” of close friends.

Mitchell, who moved to Milton without knowing anyone about 17 years ago, said her parenting lifeline has been her “five families” group that morphed together starting when her children were young.

The “five families” has expanded to six but the name stuck, she said. 

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