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The Restock is Coming!!
2021-09-23
The Restock is Coming!!
dear Ollie Family,  the moment WE (both you and me) have been waiting for is here… The Restock Is Coming. there is truly so much i have to say about this moment, but, for now, i want to start by giving an outline of the dates and details for the restock.  here is the plan… the restock will happen in two stages and here is a breakdown of what it looks like:   Stage ONE: When: September 30th at 9am PST What: Restock for Stone and Sky   Stage TWO: When: October 14th at 9am PST Where: Restock for Meadow and Lavender   i also want to make sure you know how much i appreciate and am grateful for your...

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dreams do come true...
2021-03-26
dreams do come true...
    dreams do come true...⁠ ⁠ when i first started, every. single. person. told me "no".⁠ ⁠ every store, buyer, boutique, and person told me no and that i would never be able to compete with the big swaddle brands. ⁠ ⁠ the only thing that kept me going was the belief in The Ollie. that was all i had. ⁠ ⁠ and on my hardest days, i would walk the aisles of target and say to myself... "one day you are going to be on the shelves!"⁠ ⁠ and then i would get in my car and cry. but, i kept going. ⁠ ⁠ here we are 7 years later, and this moment is a true dream coming...

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THIS. HAS. TO. STOP.
2021-03-19
THIS. HAS. TO. STOP.
"Anti-racism isn’t simply being idle — it is activating and responding to systemic racism. Sadly, many folx who are taking these DEI courses (that’s diversity; equity; inclusion) are the same who don’t understand that this isn’t limited to their own understanding of what that may include. ⁠ If you are an anti-racist you must also consider and acknowledge Asian Americans in your discourse. You must educate, respond, activate yourself and your communities. ⁠ For far too long Asian Americans have been told they are the model minority and they have proximity to whiteness, which is a dangerous excuse to mean that violence against our bodies isn’t considered racist. It excuses those who harm us as doing so not being of...

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This 💩 is hard. ⁠
2021-03-10
This 💩 is hard. ⁠
Can anyone else relate 🙋‍♀️ ?⁠ Do you know someone who needs this reminder? ⁠For some reason, it feels like we are not supposed to talk about things like loneliness in motherhood. But, the truth is, it is real and it is happening, even more so now. ⁠⁠ We just wanted to send you are a reminder that if you feel this, you are not alone, you aren't a bad mom (or Dad) you didn't do anything wrong... and this is a safe space. ⁠ Join the conversation and share your story today with us on Instagram. ⁠     graphic: @psychedmommy

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How a bedtime routine leads to better sleep for baby
2021-03-05
How a bedtime routine leads to better sleep for baby
By: Erin Junker, Pediatric Sleep Consultant   It’s the end of the day, Mom is exhausted, and baby seems fussy too. Why bother with a bedtime routine? Wouldn’t it be easier to just feed your little one and put her straight to bed? Why all the steps and the elaborate routine?  Here’s why: A bedtime routine, carried out with similar steps in a similar way each night, signals to your baby that we are transitioning from daytime (i.e. napping), to nighttime (i.e. the big, long sleep). It helps your baby understand that sleep-time is approaching, and gets her body ready to wind down and prepare for sleep.   Here are some suggested steps to a great bedtime routine, one that...

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