JoAnna Haugen is a Las Vegas-based freelance writer, world traveler and host mom to high school exchange students. Her global family includes teenagers from several different countries. Visiting them gives her a great excuse to feed her wanderlust. JoAnna's work has appeared in dozens of print and online publications including American Way, Costco Connection, Charlotte Parent, Kiki, Six78th and College Outlook. Find her online at www.joannahaugen.com.
What was your favorite childhood toy?
Instead of toys, I surrounded myself with books (and I still do!). From "Corduroy" and Dr. Seuss as a kid to "The Baby-Sitters Club" series as a teenager, I always had a book in hand.