Just Another National Day #NationalSingleParentDay

Whenever I hear stories of single moms raising incredible people and doing amazing jobs, I don’t feel like I’m part of that club. I guess as a Mom, you never feel like you’re doing enough or doing things right. But I sure as hell am trying my best and my girls are doing just fine. They’re not perfect, but they’re fine and I guess I am too. #NationalSingleParentsDay

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Come Meet Vi and Va and Familia! #ViandVa (+Giveaway)

This is sponsored post in collaboration with Vi and Va Dolls and Latina Bloggers Connect. However, all opinions expressed are my own.
 My daughters can play with dolls all day long, they instantly become best friends and an exciting part of their world. Say hello to my daughters newest friends, sisters Vi and Va and their cousins Roxxi and Felicia. 
This family of dolls is special and they've already become a part of our lives. Older sister Vi or Viviana (far right) is 16 years old and loves music, she is spontaneous and always ready to play the guitar and sing at family gatherings. Younger sister Va or Valentina (second from the left) is 15 years old and loves to bake up goodies, especially the recipes that have been handed down from her Mama and Abuelita. Felicia (far left) is the 18 year old cousin of Vi and Va and is an artist who loves to paint. Roxxi (second from the right) is 17 years old and loves to dance.
Let me tell you a little bit about the new line of dolls that you can find exclusively at Target. These dolls are different than most dolls you will see in the store, these dolls are Latina. They have darker complexions, darker hair and eyes and have a much different body type. The bodies on these dolls are much curvier and a little thicker than the average doll, much like Latina's in real life. I just absolutely love that my daughters are able to relate to these dolls with their darker skin and hair, but I was really pleased that they also included a green eyed blonde haired doll too, because Latina's can be guera too, just like me.   
I love the stories that these dolls come with. When I showed my daughters the dolls, I introduced them by reading their individual stories on the outside of their box. Although I know their imaginations will take them to new places and on crazy adventures, I wanted them to really "meet" them first. The fun part was that my girls chose their dolls based on their common interests. My oldest daughter likes to cook and dance like Va and Roxxi and my younger daughter likes to play music, sing and paint just like Vi and Felicia. 
The Vi and Va line of dolls helps encourage young Latina's to embrace their culture and be proud of their heritage and bodies just like the dolls. Vi and Va also encourages the importance of family. These dolls are not just friends, they are related, they are best-friends and family. How great is that? I just love it! Also, when you are shopping for these dolls at Target, keep an eye out for the line of doll fashion and quinceanera dresses, they are beautiful! 
The full assortment of "Vi and Va" fashion dolls is available at Target stores and on Target.com. For more information, please visit the Vi and Va Dolls site  and get social with them on Facebook and Twitter. How would you like to win one or two? I am giving away one set of Vi and Va Birthday Celebration Doll set to one lucky reader! Go ahead and enter below and tell me which doll do you think your daughter would relate to in the comment section below. 
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This is sponsored post in collaboration with Vi and Va Dolls and Latina Bloggers Connect. However, all opinions expressed are my own.