Archive for the ‘Articles of Interest’ Category

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    How to make memories with your children this summer

    Have fun with your kids and spend the summer days making precious memories that you’ll treasure forever

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    Cold Cast Metals

    Image Casting create beautiful casts in a variety of materials from cold cast metals, to real metals (hot founded metals) and glass and we are often asked to explain how the metal casts differ. Traditional bronze and sterling silver casts – hot metal casts – are made in a foundry using the “lost wax” method […]

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    What Do Your Pregnancy Food Cravings Mean?

    Many pregnant women find themselves feeling a sudden intense urge to eat a particular food, known as a craving. While cravings can be for foods that you normally enjoy, such as cake or ice cream, some women experience cravings for more unusual foods, strange food combinations, or even foods that you previously didn’t enjoy.

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  • Why Do We Feel Nostalgic?

    Like with all things involving the mind, the science behind memory and nostalgia isn’t necessarily complete, but scientists do have some pretty clear ideas as to why and how we form memories and feel nostalgia. We take a look at what nostalgia means and why we feel it from time to time.

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    Childbirth Through the Ages

    Over the years, the methods used to aid women in delivering babies have certainly changed a lot, from rituals to innovative technologies, through to the water births and hypnobirthing some mothers opt for today. We take a look at some of the childbirth practices and procedures used throughout history and how popular they were!

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  • What Should Your Grandparent Name Be?

    For some grandparents to be, the choice of what name to adopt in the role of grandparent is easy to decide, especially if you have gone down the traditional route of grandma and grandpa or nan and grandad. For others, the decision can prove quite difficult, as this is a name you will be known […]

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  • What to Pack in Your Hospital Bag for Labour

    When the moment comes, and you’re in labour, the absolute last thing you’ll want to do is pack up a bag. Make sure you are prepared to go as soon as you need to by pre-packing a hospital bag full of the essentials that you may need during labour, birth and after your little one […]

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  • Will Licking Your Baby Like a Cat After Birth Be the Next Big Birthing Craze?

    Birth is a beautiful moment. Nothing compares to hearing your baby’s first cry, catching a glimpse of the face you’ve been waiting nine months to see, and finally getting to hold that tiny body in your arms. Being such an overwhelming and emotional time, it is no surprise that some mothers will be overcome by […]

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    10 Things You’ll Find in Every Family Home

    The family home is a place of love and treasured memories. Whether your children have grown up and flown the nest or have only just entered your lives, there will always be a selection of items that are sure to be found in every family home. Some of these items seemingly have no use, but […]

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  • Celebrating 20 Years of Image Casting

    This summer Image Casting celebrates its 20th birthday so we thought we would take a look back at how the company came into being and how we got to where we are today.

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