Formerly about motherhood but now about everything. Living la vida loca since 2005.

Hi, I’m Deborah Cruz. I’m a Latina wife and mother from Chicago. On The TRUTH you’ll find fun, foodie family-friendly recipes (Wow! Try saying that 3 times fast), entertainment and travel recommendations for a family on the go. I also share my latest tech finds that make life better for families living in the digital age. You’ll even find simple life hacks to be an awesome mom while still having the time to rock a cute outfit befitting of the woman you really are. I share my truth about everything from marriage, to marches, and surviving pregnancy through the tween years (and everything in between.)

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08 Feb: Nevertheless She Persisted

She persisted. Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell, uttered these now famous words in order to silence Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren from speaking, on Tuesday night. “She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, she persisted.” Senator Elizabeth Warren was attempting to read a letter…

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06 Feb: My Father the Immigrant

Ever wonder why an immigrant, illegal or otherwise, really comes to the United States willing to risk his life? Maybe that question is too big, maybe we narrow it down, ever wonder why my dad came to the United States? Contrary to popular belief, it’s not…

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01 Feb: Sing. Dance. Laugh. Repeat!

This post is sponsored by DreamWorks. All opinions are my own. Does your family have a designated “family fun night”? Friday is our happy, relax, “no homework and we get to sleep in the next morning,” get your happy on night. The only thing we…

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30 Jan: United We Resist

The only option is to resist. I have, literally, been trying to write this post since the day after the inauguration of Donald Trump but I can’t form my thoughts into coherent words because every day there is some new mind boggling executive order being…