MommyCon, a first-of-its-kind natural parenting convention, returns to Orlando with a larger than ever event at the Caribe Royale Convention Center on Saturday, September 3rd, 2016.
By Jacob Engels
The conference comprises a full day of educational programming on natural and organic parenting methods plus a product showcase hall of 80 exhibitors. Keynote speakers include body positive photographer Jade Beall of the Beautiful Body Project, Jessica Martin-Weber of The Leaky Boob, Jennifer Labit, CEO of Cotton Babies, and acclaimed actress and YouTube sensation Angel Laketa Moore.
The 2016 MommyCon builds on the success of the 2015 MommyCon, which reached an audience of 9,000 parents from 45 different states at nine sold-out conferences across the country.
This year, MommyCon's goals are even bigger. Xza Higgins, The company's CEO and Program Director says:
"In 2016 we aim to grow with our audience, just as their children have grown up with them. We will continue to offer sessions for new and expectant parents, but our goal is to provide offerings for every stage of early childhood. Our theme is aptly entitled 'Growing Together.'"
Highlights of the Orlando conference includes the MommyCon debut of Angel Laketa Moore, decorated actress and YouTube sensation, who will share stories about her journey as a mother of three boys, including twins. MommyCon sponsor and founder/CEO of Cotton Babies, Inc, Jennifer Labit will return to discuss the importance of cloth diapering.
Joining Jennifer is outspoken breastfeeding advocate Jessica Martin-Weber of The Leaky Boob. Jessica is a mom of six and is dedicated to helping mothers find the strength and courage to breastfeed in an unsupportive society. She will provide a raw and emotional look into nourishing babies, toddlers, and mothers.
Workshops include an expanded selection of babywearing specific seminars such as Babywearing 101, Wrapping 101, Toddlerwearing (presented by Beco Baby Carriers), and How to Ring Sling, educational symposiums on environmentally friendly menstruation products and potty training, plus sleep consultations.
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Jacob Engels, is the Founder of East Orlando Post & Seminole County Post. He is a seasoned political operative who has led numerous statewide political groups and has worked on several high-profile local, statewide, and national races. Jacob has been interviewed on national television & radio programs, with his work having been featured in the Orlando Sentinel, New York Times, Washington Post, Miami Herald and other publications nationwide. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org