When I was a child, I hated being given dolls for my birthday or Christmas. Most of them were glamorous, blonde and pretty and that certainly wasn't me! Like many other young girls, I would enthusiastically mutilate my Barbie dolls.
My dad died three years ago, and for the last year of his life I was unable to have decent heartfelt conversations with him. I was robbed then and of course still robbed now of the ability to speak with him. To ask him the questions, did he love me? And what did he think of me?
The #ToyLikeMe campaign group are now calling on Lego to do just that with the launch of a change.org petition asking Lego to positively represent disability in their products and help generations of kids grow up with a better attitude to human difference.
If you came here thinking I was going to tell you how to organise Lego, then I'm afraid you've come to the wrong place; I'm the one who's after the help.
They say Rome wasn't built in a day....but had it have been built by women, then I am confident that it would have been erected in a matter of hours. We are awesome.
When the screening started, our three children were so excited, they were flung into the first episode on a tidal wave of expectation. And they weren't disappointed. The show has everything a kid could want; action, intrigue, laughs, robots, magic and ninjas. And, of course, Lego.
Fashion comes around full circle. Decade old styles return to our wardrobe years, maybe even decades later. In fact many fashion designers simply alter what has already been cut and sewn.
If I am a 'Man' - let alone a HuffPost Man - why do I spend my time playing with toys for a living? Why are two of the three tabs on my browser open to Lego.com? Why do I so enjoy watching cartoons featuring comical dogs and signing up for pointless feats of strength? And why am I holding, as I write this blog, a lime-green NERF SlingFire Anti-Zombie shotgun - in the office?
By placing its logo in thousands of playrooms around the world, Shell tried to insulate itself against anyone who claims that oil companies have no long term place in our society... Not only do our kids influence the way we think and act, they are the opinion formers of tomorrow. And Shell has been trying to buy them off.
The front runner, for the London based brand, is their LEGO bricks printed full body on polyester mini dresses and t-shirts. The bold primary colours of the Lego bricks will remind most adults of their childhood (or children's bedroom floor!) and adds a colourful look for the summer wardrobe.
Tim Wileman is an Associate Producer working for TT Games currently working on LEGO The Hobbit. Tim has been at TT Games for three years after holding previous positions at both Virgin Interactive and Electronic Arts.
Whether you are celebrating Valentine's Day or not this year, it's certainly difficult to ignore. Of all the articles that have been written about the event, and we have certainly run our fair share on HuffPost UK, I don't believe there are any as poignant or heart wrenching as our blog from Guantanamo Bay resident Shaker Aamer.
Already out in the US, Here are 5 reasons UK grown-ups, along with their inner child, should go to see The LEGO Movie this weekend...
The day-to-day support that children need during the grieving process is extensive and is required at a time when the other parent (in this instance, me) is at their lowest ebb. One thing that I have learnt in the last six months is that the grieving process is a very individual thing.
Torsten Hvidt and four friends began a journey along a road that was uphill, full of obstacles and quite narrow. At least that's what it may have looked like from the outside...
In my mind it's simple; cosmetic surgery isn't to be taken lightly, and giving it away as a prize or reward is frankly just irresponsible. I can't even begin to express my horror after reading about an American ophthalmologist who was in the news this week for offering cosmetic procedures to anyone who can set him up with his 'dream woman'.