Jeannette Kaplun is a Latina mom of two, TV host, parenting author and blogger. She co-founded Todobebé and hosted the Viva la Familia TV show on Univision, but is now devoted to her newest bilingual venture Hispana Global. She loves to help others. Oh! And she wrote the parenting book in Spanish Todobebé: Todo lo que necesitas saber para el primer año de tu bebé" .
An award-winning journalist and internationally recognized parenting expert, Jeannette Kaplun has over 17 years of experience on TV, radio, online media and as a published author. Born in El Paso, Texas, and raised in Chile, Jeannette is truly bilingual and bicultural. She just launched her newest bilingual platform for Hispanic women, Hispana Global. Jeannette was also one of the hosts for the Climate Reality Project’s live broadcast 24 Hours of Reality: The Dirty Weather Report, in which she interviewed Nobel Prize laureate and former Vice President Al Gore.
She has also been a speaker at major conferences throughout the U.S., Mexico and Chile regarding content, social media, work/life balance and online communities, including BlogHer, Blogalicious, EVO, LATISM, Blissdom, Hispanicize, Social Media Week Miami, SheStreams and SheCon.
Yes, we all know life is never the same after we have children. For the most part, thank goodness for that. I wouldn’t trade extra sleep for my children. I simply love being their mom. The exhaustion, though, not so much.
As my son turned 10 a few weeks ago, I realized that we tend to miss the things we used to do before becoming parents. Such as sleeping. But I realized there are many things I never did before I had my kids. Aside from openly discussing bodily functions (especially the first year of my kids’ lives), getting used to noise at all times and sometimes making a meal out of my children’s leftovers, I discovered quite a few fairly new habits I picked upon after becoming a mom.
What did you start doing after you gave birth? Here’s what I began doing once I had kids:
Before I was a mom I seldom drank coffee. After my second child, I cannot function without it.
Read more of Jeannette´s writing here or check out her blog in Spanish. You can also watch her on the Viva la Familia TV show on Univision.
And reach out to her on Twitter and Facebook. She loves it!
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