This is sponsored post in collaboration with Vi and Va Dolls and Latina Bloggers Connect. However, all opinions expressed are my own.
As a mom of 5 daughters, you know there's been many dolls in my life. I started buying dolls for each of my girls since they were babies. Four of the girls are past the age of playing with toys, but I still have my baby Sammy. Between Sammy (8) and my granddaughter Darlene (7), I still get my fill of all things adorable. With these two girls at my side, I still get to do so many of those things that I did with the older girls when they were little. We do a lot shopping, we do a ton of spending and I get to spend hours watching them play pretend with their munecas.
Something that has been sorely lacking in the doll world ever since I can remember, are Latina inspired dolls that are not plain and boring. I've shared this frustration on social media before and am happy to share a line of dolls that our modern Latina girls can be proud to play with. No mas munecas wearing a pair of plastic sandals and a peasant top with plain, long brown hair. Vi and Va Dolls are as unique, modern and stylish as our girls, and each one has a passion that our girls can aspire to.
Vi and Va is a recently launched fashion doll line inspired by Latino cultures. Vi and Va (pronounced like Viva!) are two teenage sisters: Viviana (Vi) and Valentina (Va). For these girls, every day is an adventure and a reason to celebrate the bonds of family and friendship. Vi and Va, along with their best friends, cousins Felicia and Roxxi, were created to help girls honor and embrace their heritage. The themes and storytelling within the line focuses on both family and culture. The 4 main characters are not just friends, they are also familia.
I am a proud Latina and that means that I want people to see that there is more to us than peasant tops and stereotypes. It's about time that there is a doll line inspired by our culture, that I am not embarrassed to see on a shelf. Vi and Va dolls are diverse, muy modernas and super chic, just like we are!
The full assortment of "Vi and Va" fashion dolls is available at Target stores and on Target.com. For more information, please visit Vi and Va online and join the conversation. I am giving away one Vi and Va doll, for a chance to win please enter below.