Kelly Oriard and Callie Christensen

Co-Founders

Self-proclaimed accidental entrepreneurs Kelly Oriard and Callie Christensen are the co-founders of Slumberkins, a children’s brand focused on promoting social-emotional learning for children. Kelly has a dual master’s degree in marriage and family therapy and school counseling, and has worked as a school counselor and family therapist at a K-8 school in Portland, Oregon. Callie has a master’s degree in teaching with endorsements in elementary education and special education. She previously worked as a special education teacher in a therapeutic day treatment school, as well as in an elementary school in the Pacific Northwest. Both are passionate about teaching children the social-emotional life skills needed to thrive in our modern world. With six children between them, Kelly and Callie's experience as mothers has played a major role in shaping Slumberkins into what it is today.

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5 Ways for Families to Beat the Winter Blues

by Kelly Oriard and Callie Christensen
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5 Helpful Tips For Learning Your Child’s Love Language

by Kelly Oriard and Callie Christensen
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How To Talk To Your Child About The Upcoming Election

by Kelly Oriard and Callie Christensen
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How to Raise Our Future Leaders with Empathy

by Kelly Oriard and Callie Christensen
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Your Family’s Mental Health Starts With Yours

by Kelly Oriard and Callie Christensen
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5 Tips for Talking to Your Children about Coronavirus

by Kelly Oriard and Callie Christensen
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What Your Kids Really Need as They Head Back to School

by Kelly Oriard and Callie Christensen
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