Bloom 2018 Recap :: An Event For New and Expecting Moms



Once again this year, San Diego Moms Blog with City Moms Network hosted Bloom at Gymboree

Upon entrance our guests had the opportunity to visit our SDMB photobooth with props, pick through a basket of extra swag and grab a bottle of water. 

At check-in, our well deserving mama’s and mama’s to be received a big bag of swag as well as raffle tickets for the many giveaways that lined the foyer.


The main room held all of our sponsors, Conceptions Children’s Retail held demos with wraps and baby carriers, for infants – toddlers. And also donated a JuJuBe Diaper Bag for our Giveaway.

Once Upon a Farm brought the farm to us, their table was beautifully set with fresh flowers and their goodies did not disappoint. Guests received full size organic baby food pouches, a branded teal refrigerator bag and BOGO coupons. Look for them at your local grocery store. 

Mindfully Empowered came ready to share their tips on mindfulness and mindful parenting. Check out their website for their schedule of upcoming events.

Paper and Paste Design Co. set up a DIY “Oh Baby” banner station. A special exclusive treat for VIP mama’s. But, they didn’t stop there, every swag bag received a 1st Birthday cake topper. 

Every girl mama needs a matching headwrap and swaddle. Chasing Sunshine Co. had us covered. Her thoughtful table set up and adorable patterns were unforgettable.

Happy Family was a crowd pleaser with their wholesome organic baby snacks and baby food. One lucky giveaway winner won a bag full of goodies and a Happy family cookbook, full of healthy recipes.

Jessica Raymond Photography returned again this year to shoot Infant and Maternity mini’s for our VIPs.

Dr. Nita from the hit show The Doctors kicked off the speaking portion of the event. She spoke on 5 things nobody tells you about pregnancy and birth, along with tips on how to cope with them.

Debbie and Cory of Mindfully Empowered shared parenting tips and how to be mindful in all you do.

Julia Tucker of Arbonne wrapped up the speaker portion, she focused on healthy living and infant relaxation techniques.

Healthy Momma provided delicious snack boxes from her meal prep service.

Barons Market donated their famous brownie bites and Jimbos made sure our mama had plenty of fresh veggies and fruits to snack on. Perfectly Preserved spoiled our mamas with samples of her homemade jelly and apple butter. She also brought along samples of her deliciously rich fudge. 

Swag bags were overflowing thanks to our gracious sponsors.

Laura D. Weatherly Photography captured special moments during the event.

The room was glowing from all the beautiful mama’s socializing, the joy and laughter was contagious.

Thank you to our co-host Gymboree and to our generous sponsors who spoiled our community of well deserving mamas.

A special thank you to our amazing guests, for letting us celebrate this special time with you. 



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