Orlando Schedule & Exhibitor List
9:30AM-10:15AM Cloth Diapering 101 presented by Cotton Babies
Speaker: Jenn Labit
Join CEO and Founder Jenn Labit as she shares the Cotton Babies story and an introduction to cloth diapering products, wash routines, and accessories that will make your life easier as a parent. This session is a must-see for both cloth-curious attendees and those who are Cotton Babies fans!
10:30AM-11:15AM First Foods for Brain Power!presented by Bitsy’s Brain Food
Speaker: Carolina Jantac. MS, RD, LD
Your bundle of joy may be starting to hold his or her little head up and reaching for the spoon, a big step from a complete liquid diet to the introduction of food! But what should you feed him or her? Does it matter which foods you first introduce to your baby? Are there foods that will help with important brain development? Are there foods you should avoid? We are anxious to dive into the latest advancements in Nutrition and answer all your questions. Join us for an informative session highlighting first foods to introduce to your baby. Find out how to feed them brain boosting foods for life as they reach each developmental stage. We look forward to sharing brain healthy solutions and recipes with you… for the health of your family.
11:15AM-12:00PM Comedy Hour with Bundmi Laditan of The Honest Toddler
From stretch marks to poopsplosions, Pinterest to playdates- no topic is off limit for Bunmi Laditan, the mom of three behind the social media sensation Honest Toddler and bestselling book, “Honest Toddler: A Child’s Guide to Parenting. Get ready to laugh (nobody will know if you pee a little #momlife). Get a sneak peak of her newest book coming out in spring 2015 “Toddlers Are A**holes” from Workman Publishing.
1:00PM-1:45PM Turning Red to Green- A Menstruation Workshop on Making the Switch to Reusables presented by The DivaCup
Check your skepticism at the door for this workshop on switching to reusable fem-care by self-proclaimed #vagangelist Kim Rosas. Whether you are cup or cloth curious you will find answers to your most TMI questions about what it’s really like to go green on your period. Kim will be giving a live demo of a menstrual cup insertion and removal using “Virginia,” a clear vagina-like tube. For cloth curious mamas she’ll go over the basics so you’ll be prepared to make the switch. There will be a Q+A at the end. Bring a good sense of humor plus an open mind and you may just become a #vagangelist too!
2:00PM-2:45PM Boobs & Bottles: Epic Milk with The Leaky Boob presented by Ameda & Ergobaby
A humorous look at how from the first days of feeding our babies to wrangling toddlers, nourishing our children nourishes us.
3:00PM-3:45PM Dear 25 Year Old Me, You Are The Dumbest
Speaker: Jill Krause of Baby Rabies
All the ways I’ve had to get over the expectations my 25 year old self set for me. And all the ways I’m better for it.
4:00PM-4:45PM Giveaways with MommyCon
All the great gear you have seen all day will now be given away!
9:30AM-10:15AM Family Yoga – A Playful Practice
Enjoy a gentle, beginners yoga class for all ages and abilities. Combining live music, pranayama, yoga games, and asana, this class invites everyone to join in on the fun! Learn how-to safely practice yoga throughout your pregnancy. You’ll also be taught breathing techniques and poses suited to the postpartum mama for core health. Breathe, stretch, and play in an invigorating practice for your morning. O.U.R FAMILY Yoga & Birth Services is owned by Kristina Cheung, certified yoga teacher and doula.
10:30AM-11:15AM Babywearing 101 presented by Ergobaby and Beco Baby Carrier
Speaker: Angelique Geehan
Taught by a certified babywearing educator, Babywearing 101 is a comprehensive overview of baby carrier safety, and assortment of carriers including; the mei tai, soft structured carrier, woven wrap, stretch wrap, hybrid wrap, ring sling, wrap conversion, and custom carrier options.
11:15AM-12:00PM Playing with Enthusiasm
Speaker: Ms Ashley
The first five years are the building blocks in fostering the potential of your child. In this hands on workshop, you will be given tools for creating a safe and exploratory environment using developmentally appropriate practices with early childhood enthusiast and play advocate: Ms. Ashley. Tapping into our own inner child and playful enrichment, we will discover ways to empower our children to be lifelong learners!
1:00PM-1:45PM Wrapping 101 presented by Ergobaby and Tekhni
Certified Babywearing Educator, Laura Brown, and Alisa DeMarco show you how to babywear using the Ergobaby Stretch Hybrid Wrap and Tekhni Woven Wraps! In this interactive session, participants are each shown how to use a wrap to front carry and back carry. Wraps and baby dolls are provided for demo purposes for use during this session.
2:00PM-2:45PM CANCELLED – DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES
Potty Training-1 of 99 Ways to Get It Done! with Potty Schmotty – Speaker: Tamica Oglesby
3:00PM-3:45PM Becoming a Babywearing Educator presented by Ergobaby
Speaker: Laura Brown
Have you ever wondered how to turn your passion for babywearing into a career? In this 45 minute session, Laura walks you through different opportunities to gain experience, how to decide if training or certification is right for you, getting started teaching private consultations and classes, as well as opportunities with retailers, manufacturers, and other babywearing related businesses and fields. She’ll also cover important aspects such as branding, advertising and building your business via social media and networking, as well as liability considerations.
Lullaby Earth Sleep Consultation Room
Advanced sign-up is required with the exception of the 1:00PM session which is open to all attendees. Sign-up for your sleep session two weeks prior to the event date – the links will go out via email and posted in our Facebook group.
Each sleep consultation is focused on a certain age range and is a small group session with eight families.
9:15AM-9:45AM 0-3 Months Old
10:00AM-10:30AM 4-12 Months Old
10:45AM-11:15AM 1-2 1/2 Year Old
11:30AM-12:00PM 2 1/2 years +
1:00PM-2:00PM Moving Past Bed-Sharing: The Big Transition
2:00PM-2:30PM 4-12 Months Old
2:45PM-3:15PM 1-2 1/2 Year Old
3:30PM-4:00PM 2 1/2 Years +
Little Dippers Craft Corner
9:00AM-4:00PM Coloring & Chalk Drawing All Day
11:30-12:00PM Finger Painting with EzPz & Wee Can Too
Click each of the following to read more about our signature event elements: Evenflo Feeding Lounge, The Beco & Ergobaby Babywearing Lounge, and Cloth Diaper Resource Center with Dirty Diaper Laundry. Details about the Babyganics Clean Play Zone, Baby Care Area with Baby Comfy Care and more will be listed soon!
Orlando Exhibitor List
Aden and Anais
Babies R Us
Baby Care Area
Baby Doo Wraps
Baby Guy Gear Area
The Beco and Ergobaby Babywearing Lounge
Cloth Diaper Resource Center
Cotton Babies at the MommyCon Shoppe
Diva Cup at the MommyCon Shoppe
Ezpz at the MommyCon Shoppe
Little Dippers Craft & Reading Nook
Liquid Gold Soaps
Tekhni Wovens at the MommyCon Shoppe