Aster & Oak – All about Organic / Organics

Our blog posts and articles have a wide range of information on organics and organic products. Check out on up to date guides of the best organic products on the market, read up on the facts of organic cotton and organic cotton clothing, find the latest news on organic produce and find out why organic cotton is better for your newborn baby.

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Magical Newborn Must-Haves & Less Magical Things You Don’t Really Need

One of the happiest events in life is getting to meet your newborn child, and if that’s happening for you anytime soon – congratulations! You’re about to embark on an adventure of a lifetime that will at times be crazy, at times stressful, but most of the time filled with love you never knew existed. New mamas are usually stressing out about all the steps that are scheduled in your new life and things you don’t know anything about, such as how to tell what your baby is feeling, how to choose appropriate baby food and baby clothes, and how on Earth anyone manages poor night’s sleep and stays sane.

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How We Create A New Season Collection + $150 Store Credit Giveaway

Its been a while since i updated this blog with a journal type entry, so here goes..

Summer 18, what a season it has been so far! We are not even into the warmer Summer months yet and we have sold out of so many sizes and styles from the collection! You guys are absolutely loving it, which brings pure joy to my heart. When creating each season, you never know if it will be hit or miss, but i think this season has honestly been your fave so far! You can view our new collection here – Into The Wild.

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Creating a Safe and Serene Playroom for Your Child

Having children is one of the most amazing feelings in the world, but having kids and raising them are two completely different things. It all starts when they’re babies and you have a strong motherly instinct to protect them at every turn, but also not be too invasive of their surroundings and keep them in a bubble.  Creating a safe and serene playroom for your child is a great way to start putting that motherly instinct to work and creating a space that is the most joyful place in the world for them.
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Creating a Sleep Sanctuary for Your Baby

The younger your child is, the more time they spend sleeping.  Newborns can sleep up to 18 and infants about 15 hours a day, and since sleep is crucial for your baby’s mental and physical development, you should do your best to make the space where your baby sleeps or naps comfortable and healthy. Here are some tips on how to achieve this.

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Childproofing Checklist: How to Baby-Proof the Nursery

Babies usually start crawling soon after turning eight months – but sometimes even sooner! – so you need to be prepared in advance because you never know when your little one is going to decide it’s time to start investigating the surroundings. Many parents think their children will never put their fingers in electrical outlets or start climbing the furniture, but you’d be surprised how much they truly like touching and climbing everything they see. This is why you need to start baby-proofing the nursery before your youngster starts exploring it.
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Bought vs Homemade Baby Food – Pros and Cons

Baby food is almost as varied and flavorful as adult food now — anything that can be pureed can be put in a jar and called baby food. Once our little one has reached the food stage at around six months, it’s time to make a decision. Should you buy your baby food or make it at home? We’ve assembled the pros and cons of each option to help make the choice between Bought vs Homemade Baby Food a bit easier for you.

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The Eco Friendly Nursery Guide: Everything You Need to Know

Learning you’re pregnant is one of the most wonderful moments of your life and sharing the news with your partner means spreading positive and empowering energy between expecting parents. This also means some things are going to change in your life as you’ll have to become a much more responsible individual. Babies require lots of care and you basically need to create an entire new micro-system for them inside your own home. Designing and building a nursery is an important task that has to be done well, sensibly and in accordance with certain rules. If you too want your child to start its life in a natural, organic and non-toxic space, here is our ultimate Eco friendly nursery guide.

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Top Reasons Why Organic Cotton is Best for Your Baby

Have you been considering dressing your baby in pure organic cottons and wondering whether it’s worthwhile? After all, what difference does organic cotton really make? The answer may surprise you. Not only is organic cotton better for your baby, it’s also better for the environment and for farmers. Here’s our top reasons why organic cotton is best for your baby!

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Another life adjustment… You don’t need chemicals for the squeak in your clean.

Cleaning without chemicals!
When you enter the crazy, uncharted waters of motherhood, your perspective on the simple things such washing can alter in ways you never before contemplated. Pre-children, you soaked your whites for a week, hand washed your designer bras, scrubbed and starched cuffs & collars, removed the occasional red wine stain on your husbands business shirt from his Friday work drinks and a chilli oil stain on your chinos from your lazy Sunday morning Yum Cha session with your girlfriends.

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