About Deborah Cruz

Deborah Cruz, aka Truthful Mommy, is a wife, writer, semi-crunchy Ninja Mommy, tech junkie and shoe whore. "Are you there Louboutin, it's me,Debi?" Spends her days in suburbia drinking coffee, shuttling kids and planning social media world domination.

10 Awesome Ways to Wear Scarves this Fall

There are many ways to wear scarves. 
I know, I have an entire Pinterest board dedicated to just that. And I have a closet full of awesome scarves from Aventura to wear this fall but I get tired of just wearing it wrapped around my neck so I have made it my mission to find as […]

By |September 29th, 2014|Categories: Featured, Style|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Recipe: Healthy Chocolate & Peanut Butter Shakes for Kids #AmazingKids #NestleNido #sponsored

My girls are very busy these days. They attend school all day and on most afternoons they have dance or violin practice and most days they have homework to complete before dinner. In those few minutes we have between getting home from school and moving along to the next activity, I like to give them […]

Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake Recipe: The Real Reason that the Way to a Person’s Heart is through their Stomach #PumpkinDelight

Pumpkin spice cheesecake is the epitome of autumn to me.
It encompasses all that is amazing about fall; the colors, the smells, the tastes and triggers the memories of coming home, being home and being loved.

Every fall, the world transforms into a menagerie of splendid shades of greens, yellows, ambers, browns and reds. The leaves are […]

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By |September 24th, 2014|Categories: Recipes, Sponsored Post|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

That One Time I Had Complete Meltdown in a Room Full of Bloggers #TypeACon

I am in the airport in Atlanta, coming off the high that is Type-A Conference. This was my first time attending the event and I loved the community. I’ve never felt so among “my people” as I did this weekend.

The feel was casual and easy going and the people were fun, open and laid back. […]

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By |September 23rd, 2014|Categories: Blogging, Featured|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

What Dreams May Come

When you have a baby, you instantly have dreams for them, before they are ever born. It’s all part of loving them unconditionally. We want them to have, be and do everything they could ever dream of. We dream of a “perfect” life for them, one in which they enjoy all the good that the […]

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By |September 22nd, 2014|Categories: Entertainment, Featured|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Money Isn’t Happiness, Family Is #MasDeLoTuyo

As part of a compensated collaboration with Sears and Latina Bloggers Connect I have been asked to share my thoughts and opinions on this video with you.

When I saw the above video,  I teared up because who doesn’t want to do something to repay their parents for all that they’ve done for us growing up? And […]

By |September 17th, 2014|Categories: Latina, Sponsored Post|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Domestic Violence Doesn’t Discriminate #PurplePurse

Domestic violence doesn’t care who you are or used to be. It doesn’t care if you are popular or appear to have the perfect life.
In fact, you probably know someone whose been a victim of domestic violence or abuse. I have been compensated to be a part of the #PurplePurse campaign in collaboration with Allstate Foundation® […]

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By |September 16th, 2014|Categories: Marriage, Sponsored Post|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

I Keep My Kids Home on September 11th, but Not for the Reasons You Think

Last night, I watched as social media became heated and divided over September 11th. These are just a few of the slurs I saw hurled at people.
“Do you live in fear? Do you send your children to school? Do you keep them home? You are stupid if you keep them home. If you keep them […]

By |September 11th, 2014|Categories: News, Parenting|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Go Math! Academy A Great New Tool for Boosting Your Child’s Math Scores

My family partnered with the Go Math! Academy program to review the program.
Go Math! Academy is an online, at-home learning program based on Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s enormously successful GO Math! textbook curriculum, used by over 7 million kids worldwide. Go Math! Academy offers thousands of math practice problems, hundreds or help videos, and plenty of […]

By |September 10th, 2014|Categories: Review, Tech|Tags: , , |0 Comments

You Can Save the World with This One Piece of Information

If you could, would you save the world?
I read a lot. I see a lot on the Internet. That’s where I spend my days, for work, for play.But I seldom see something that speaks to me like this video Why I Think this World Should End by Prince Ea. Take 4 minutes of your day. […]

By |September 9th, 2014|Categories: Changing the World||0 Comments