Speakers

Check out some of our great speakers:

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Alanis Morissette

Singer and Mother

Alanis Morissette is most well known for being an award winning singer, but will take the stage at MommyCon to share her journey in motherhood! From birth to breastfeeding to her experience with postpartum depression.

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Abby Theuring

The Badass Breastfeeder

A social worker turned blogger turned awe-inspiring mother who isn’t afraid to be a Badass Breastfeeder. Abby will speak at MommyCon Chicago, San Francisco and Austin before heading back to her home city of Chicago to give birth to Baby #2!

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Angelique Geehan

Master Babywearing Educator

A Master Babywearing Educator (MBE) for Babywearing International of Greater Houston (BWIGH), Angelique helped found the chapter to expand the free services available to families seeking to carry their children close. She works with families, community groups, babywearing educators, health care and birth professionals, and retail and manufacturer staff. She is a licensed teacher for the Babywearing Institute and a member of the Baby Carrier Industry Alliance. Angelique is a mother of two living in the Woodland Heights. She enjoys capoeira, attempts to play caixa with Batala Houston, finds photos for InCultureParent magazine, hangs out with Houston Unschooling Kids, is proud of her colleagues at Index Strategy Advisors, and is a confirmed sensation-seeker. Please do not sell her any more of your beautiful, comfortable baby carriers. Angelique will be joining us at all of our 2016 events.

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Barbara Nicholson

Attachment Parenting International

Barbara is the co-founder of Attachment Parenting International and the co-author of the book and parenting curriculum, Attached at the Heart. She holds a master’s degree in Education, and has led parent workshops for over 25 years. She is the mother of four adult sons and resides in Nashville , TN.

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Bunmi Laditan

The Honest Toddler

Want to know how to get a toddler to fall asleep on their own? What about getting your toddler to eat their dinner, changing their socks and listening to every word you say? Bunmi does not have the answer, but she can certainly get you through the tumultuous toddler years with some humor.

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Dr. Bob Sears

Pediatrician

Dr. Bob Sears spoke on the benefits of educating prior to vaccinating at our Los Angeles event in 2013. He is an author and a practicing physician in the greater Los Angeles area.

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Dr. Jay Gordon, MD, FAAP

World Renowned Pediatrician

Dr. Jay Gordon is known across the globe as a strong proponent of breastfeeding, and attachment parenting principles. He joins MommyCon alongside Jamie Lynne Grumet at our San Francisco and Newport Beah events in 2014.

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Jamie Grayson

Baby Gear Expert

A proud uncle to three, and a baby gear expert like no other. Find out where Jamie will join us in 2014 by checking out our Facebook updates!

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Jamie Lynne Grumet

I Am Not the Babysitter

Jamie was once on the cover of Time Magazine promoting full-term nursing alongside her three year old son, Aram. Now she joins MommyCon as an advocate of support for all parents in the #ISupportYou campaign with Kimberely Simon and Suzanne Barston.

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Jennifer Labit

Cotton Babies

Jennifer Labit is the founder and CEO of Cotton Babies, Inc, a leader in the cloth diaper industry for more than 10 years. Cotton Babies manufactures the best-selling bumGenius® cloth diaper line, as well as Flip® hybrid system and Econobum® budget diapers.

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Jeremy Martin-Weber

Beyond Moi

Jeremy, dad to 6, made his MommyCon debut right alongside his wife, Jessica, AKA The Leaky Boob, at MommyCon Austin. The couple talked about sex, marriage, and raising six girls to a sold-out crowd.

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Jessica Martin-Weber

The Leaky Boob

Don’t tell this mom of six girls to cover up while nursing. She is passionate, motivated and dedicated to helping mothers find the strength and courage to breastfeed in an unsupportive society.

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Kim Rosas

Dirty Diaper Laundry

It all started in 2009 with an idea to film modern cloth diapers to help educate confused parents. Today, Dirty Diaper Laundry is the leading cloth diaper resource! No longer changing diapers, Kim has added #vagangelist to her resume as she proselytizes and spreads the gospel of reusable menstrual products.

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Laney Kolker

Babywearing Educator

Laney has been on the road with MommyCon for three years and is passionate about empowering women both inside and outside of motherhood. She is mom to three little girls, is a trained babywearing educator, and finds joy in travel, art, design, heirloom tomatoes, and making a difference. Laney joins us in Wrapping 101 at all of our 2016 events.

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Laura Brown

Ergobaby and Babywearing Educator

Babywearing education has been a passion for Laura for more than 5 years. Her belief in mentorship and community has enabled her to build two of the largest babywearing groups in the US. Also a Postpartum Doula, she has consulted for retailers and manufacturers. She currently teaches in the Los Angeles area, and is the Coordinator for Events & Education for Ergobaby.

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Lysa Parker

Attachment Parenting International

Lysa is the co-founder of API and co-author of Attached at the Heart. She has a master’s degree in human development and family studies. She is a Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) with the National Council on Family Relations. She is the mother of two sons and grandmother of three.

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Mat York

CPST, GEAR EXPERT, & BABYWEARING EDUCATOR

Texas native, bearded travel addict, and wearer of babies and plaid.  Mat York is two kids deep in fatherhood with another on the way.  He has a genuine passion for guiding parents in this meaningful season of life. With a passion for fostering healthy, happy families through positive education, and honest, light-hearted speaking events. Mat’s experience in retail, product training, as Babywearing Educator through Center for Babywearing Studies, and CPST (Child Passenger Safety Technician) have all fostered these passions.

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Nancy Warwaruk

Artisan Weaver

Nancy is a Handweaver that has been weaving for 18 years. She has been weaving baby wraps since 2009 and has lead the resurgence of handweaving in the baby wrap world. Nancy will be joining us at our Atlanta event and WEAR.

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Pam Allyn

LitWorld & Scholastic

Pam Allyn is a world-renowned literacy expert, author and motivational speaker. She is the Executive Director and Founder of LitWorld, a groundbreaking global literacy movement serving children across the United States and in more than 60 countries, and LitLife, a cutting-edge consulting group working with schools to enrich teaching methods and curriculum in reading and writing. She will be joining us at MommyCon Atlanta 2016.

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Rebecca Michi

Children’s Sleep Consultant

Rebecca is a gentle sleep consultant who truly believes that some children need a feed during the night until they are 12 months old, a fan of bedsharing and attachment parenting. Not one to judge you on your parenting choices, instead she supports you as you help your child learn to sleep more independently.

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Sally Kuzemchak

Registered Dietitian

With a Master’s degree in dietetics and years of experience writing about nutrition for magazines, Sally has counseled clients about weight loss, prenatal nutrition, and diabetes. Now that she is a mom she has turned her focus to children with her website Real Mom Nutrition. Sally will be joining us at Atlanta and Chicago in 2016.

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Shari Criso

MSN, RN, CNM, IBCLC

For over 23 year, Shari Criso has been a Registered Nurse, Certified Nurse Midwife, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, nationally recognized parenting educator, entrepreneur, and most importantly, loving wife & proud mother of two amazing breastfed daughters.

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Suzanne Barston

The Fearless Formula Feeder

Suzanne lends a new perspective at MommyCon, supporting moms no matter how they feed their babies with the #ISupportYou campaign.