LEGO Duplo

My past and present with LEGO Duplo I barely remember the Lego Duplo series from when I was a kid. You see, the reason why I barely remember them is because I never had them. My parents never bought them for me… but I do remember them barely and this is so because I can still hear what my mom and dad used to say whenever I had mentioned the concept of me getting a LEGO Duplo set. I heard it often and it almost became a mantra of sorts: “You don’t need them because You won’t play with them very long”. That was the core message but there were other variations: “They’re for babies.” “You’ll get a better set next year.” “You’ll get a set for big boys.” and on and on and on… To cut things short and move away from my own personal childhood scars (be they…

Fisher-Price Toys

  I started writing this article with the intention of writing a rant on how Fisher-Price toys are way too expensive and over-hyped. SO I started to do some research and realized that they’re expensive only in MY country and MY local shops. The Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Love to Play Puppy (AKA The Puppy) cost 50 US dollars (it was later on sale at the wonderful price of 40 bucks). The reason behind this is that the toy was “translated” to our language here in Europe. Instead of the English language, you would hear our native language. This blew my mind cause this is a huge discrepancy in price. On amazon you can get the the Puppy for under 20 US dollars. If I knew this at the start I would have gotten him the English version; everyone knows and needs to learn English anyways today… why not with…