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.
The holiday season is right around the corner and it can be hard to pick a toy for young girls that will surely delight your daughter or niece. If you little girl wrote a letter to Santa, it makes things much easier, but it is a known fact that our children not always make our lives easier.
My daughter is 7 years old already, going on 13, and is very opinionated, as any self-respecting tween tends to be these days. So what can I get her? I did my research and was relieved to see all the Top Toy lists and use them as guidelines. Then I went to (gasp!) an actual store to take a look and see what they really look like. I’m a fan of online shopping but when I’ll be spending a chunk of hard-earned money, my research tends to be more hands-on.
Here are 7 toys that I think will delight any young girl:
Easy Bake Ultimate Oven
This is the ultimate nostalgic toy but the new version doesn't use a light bulb anymore. The Easy Bake Ultimate Oven
is a classic and is recommend for girls 8 and up. It retails for approximately $44.99 but I recently found it online for $39.99 with free shipping.
A big thanks to Target for sponsoring this campaign. Click here to see more of the discussion.
Do you know a deserving family, school, or charity this holiday season? We’re giving away one grand set of 20 toys from Target, including those mentioned in this post! To nominate, simply comment and tell us why you’ve selected them!
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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