I’m a BIG fan of the LtMB welcome show. (I still miss them doing it at the train bridge, but understand Main Street is a better place logistically)
However, I HIGHLY recommend skipping this show if you are doing EMM! (EMM is awesome & totally worth the money!)
The show starts at 8:55am. You’ll have to leave Fantasyland by 8:40am and truly “muscle” your way to a spot to see the show – since the RD crowd will have arrived and filled in the area. Then you’ll have to fight your way back into Fantasyland or Tomorrowland. You are paying about $1.50 per minute (about $35 - $40 / per person) to watch this show instead of staying in your EMM bubble. That’s almost half of the money you paid to attend EMM
I would also recommend going to eat closer to 9:30am. It’s a bit of a walk to Cosmic Ray’s, especially with a small child. While they won’t kick you out if you make it inside by 10am, they don’t let in latecomers. Plus, right at 10am is when they start discreetly removing items from the fresh food area.
If, after reading all that, you still think you want to see the LtMB show:
You don’t need a FastPass for 9am / RD. I know the logic of getting a 9am/10am/11am to refresh for more. However, I don’t start my FPPs until 10am as they aren’t needed in that 70 – 90 minutes. If you stay in Fantasyland you’ll continue to walk on to basically everything without a FPP, except 7DMT and PPF – which you should have done multiple times by now anyway during EMM.
If you do go to the LtMB show, I’d head over to Tomorrowland and hop on Buzz or Astro – you should be able to walk-on (get a FPP if you insist) and then go to breakfast.
If you are only doing one day at MK and EMM then I don’t think you’d be hurt to move to a less expensive hotel with 30 day FPP reservations. You’ll already knock out two of the hardest FPP to get (7DMT & PPF) at MK before the park opens. If the focus on this trip is your DS5 and you are leaving by 7pm this is an overview of what I’d do for the first few hours of your day with a DS5.
EMM – no LtMB show with breakfast by 9:35am
FPP at 10am for Buzz and then stay in Tomorrowland doing Astro or Monsters Inc
FPP at 11am for Pirates OR meet Mickey in Town Square
FPP at 12pm for Jungle Cruise or Pirates
Continue to do rides or character meetings until about 30 minutes before parade and fill in the afternoon with the remaining rides.
GL! Please ask anything and often! Everyone here knows the investment you are making and the need to go on vacation as stress free as possible.