Anaheim Schedule and Exhibitors


MommyCon Anaheim Schedule and Exhibitors

Anaheim 2015 Schedule and Map

Friday VIP Schedule

You must have a ticket to attend each VIP
Cotton Babies VIP with CEO and Founder, Jenn Labit
This small group session is hosted by Jenn Labit, Founder & CEO of Cotton Babies. This new session will help you create and better run a business as a woman entrepreneur with children. The gift bag includes products Jenn loves from some of her favorite brands.
1:00PM-2:00PM

Babywearing VIP with Beco & Ergobaby
Learn how to use a soft structured carrier and play games with your babywearing friends! Each attendee walks away with a Beco or Ergobaby carrier which are given out at random during the session.
2:15PM-3:15PM

The Leaky Boob VIP presented by Ergobaby & Ameda
Jessica’s session will focus on the importance of infant feeding support, and the beauty that is the sisterhood of motherhood. The gift bag for this session will feature products from Ergobaby and Ameda in addition to some of Jessica’s favorite brands of products!
3:30PM-4:30PM

MommyCon After Dark
Join the MommyCon team for a night you won’t forget! Meet the team and talk about all things WOMAN (sorry men, this one is only available for the ladies). We will have games and an adult themed gift bag. Please note that this session is for adults, but nurslings are more than welcome. The content is no-holds-barred so if your little one likes to repeat things, you may want to leave them at home.
5:00PM-6:00PM

Saturday Schedule

Orange County Ballroom

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!

10:45AM-11:45AM Sex After Baby presented by Arm’s Reach Co-Sleper

Speaker: Jessica and Jeremy Martin-Weber

Jessica and Jeremy are the creators of Beyond Moi and The Leaky Boob. Having raised six children (and making them too) these two are our resident sexperts.

12:30PM-1:15PM Potty Training-1 of 99 Ways to Get It Done! with Potty Schmotty

Speaker: Tamica Oglesby

Tell the truth – potty training is the thing that made you become a parent!!! You couldn’t wait to deal with dirty diapers, wet clothes, and accidents – in public. If that doesn’t describe you, this workshop is for you. Potty Schmotty is a three-step potty training program – Prep, Shop, and Train! This adult supported, child led program is easy to follow and this workshop will leave participants ready to handle the wonderful task of potty training with skills and humor!

1:30PM-2:15PM Boobs & Bottles: Epic Milk with The Leaky Boob presented by Ameda & Ergobaby

Speaker: Jessica Martin-Weber

A humorous look at how from the first days of feeding our babies to wrangling toddlers, nourishing our children nourishes us.

2:30PM-3:15PM Temper Tantrums and Power Struggles

Speaker: Dr. Jill Campbell

This workshop is designed to educate parents on how to better understand and handle their child’s temper tantrums and power struggles. Discussion will include:

*Understanding developmentally what is going on with your child.

* Exploring the myths we have regarding a tantruming child.

*Acquiring tools to deal with your child’s tantrums in order to foster good         communication and self-esteem.

* Learning to parent mindfully with awareness of what the present moment requires.

3:30PM-4:15PM Turning Red to Green- A Menstruation Workshop on Making the Switch to Reusables presented by The DivaCup

Speaker: Kim Rosas

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!

4:30PM-5:00PM Car Seat Safety with The Baby Guy NYC

Speaker: Jamie Grayson

Jamie Grayson doesn’t just know about strollers, breast pumps, and baby carriers; he also knows all about car seats. This incredibly informative topic gives you all the facts behind why rearfacing is important, when a booster should be used, and great seats for every budget. As a Child Passenger Safety Technician, Jamie will discuss the pros and cons of different car seats and answer all of your car seat safety questions.

5:00PM-5:30PM Giveaways

Don’t forget to grab your random giveaway by registration before you leave!

Gold Keys

9:30AM-10:30AM Babywearing Barre and Baby Bump Ballet

Speaker: Melanie Durham

Have a bump? Have a baby or toddler? All you need is a baby carrier or your bump to partake in this fun and interactive ballet inspired fitness class. Start off your day with stretches and progress through elegant movements with your baby close enough to kiss.

10:45AM-11:30AM 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.

 

 

12:30PM-1:15PM Exposing the Silence Project: From Trauma to Strength

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.

1:30PM -2:15PM Wrapping 101 presented by Ergobaby and Tekhni

Speakers: Laura Brown and Alisa DeMarco

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.

2:30PM-3:15PM Signing Time Academy with Annie

Speaker: Annie Young

We all want a calm, peaceful home with calm, peaceful children.  Teaching your children sign language will help support the attachment between child and parent to create a nurturing environment where your child will feel respected, safe, and understood.  In this workshop you will learn signs to help you and your child reduce frustration and practice reflective communication as well as improving your interactions with your child as they grow into a mindful human being.

3:30PM-4:15PM When a Lending Library could be a Learning Library: Altneratives for Trying Carriers

Speaker: Laura Brown

Many groups feel the pressure to have a lending library when they don’t have the resources, or the model doesn’t actually work for them. Why a learning library might be something to consider as an alternative.

Lullaby Earth Sleep Consultation Room

Sleep Expert: Rebecca Michi

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

Exhibitor Hours

9:00AM-3:00PM

Event Elements

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!

Exhibitor List
Aden and Anais
Ameda
Amorini USA
Applecheeks
Babies R Us
Baby Comfy Care Baby Care Area
Baby Guy Gear Area
Baby K’tan
Babyganics
The Babywearing Lounge with Beco and Ergobaby
Balm! Baby
Bayshore Wellness
Bundle Organics
Cloth Diaper Resource Center with Dirty Diaper Laundry
Chompy Chic Chewelry
Clek
Combi
Cotton Babies at the MommyCon Shoppe
Crane
Embé
Ergobaby Nursing Pillow
Evenflo Feeding
Eylas
Ezpz
Fertility Miracles
Grovia
Halo
Happy Family
Hatch
Healthy Child, Healthy World
Kiinde
Little Dippers
Lullaby Earth
Marsupial Mamas
Moby
MommyCon Shoppe
Motherlove
Parasol Co
Pickled Pear Tree
Red Tricycle
Replay
Rhoost
Rumina
Smart Bottoms
Spray Pal
Super Undies
Tekhni in the MommyCon Shoppe
Thirsties
Trendy Mommy Designs
Z Creationz Diapers