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About Deborah Cruz

I'm Deborah, my friends call me Debi, and the Internet has known me as TruthfulMommy. I'm a Latina Blogger, Mom, Wife, writer and I've been called a Social Media Influencer ( hey, I've been called worse ;), originally from Chicago. I have 2 girls and married my best friend, the Big Guy. I love travel, tech, fast cars, fashion and good food. I'm living unapologetically for the first time ever. Life's too short to sugarcoat the truth or be unhappy. Welcome to the TRUTH. Please feel free to leave a comment, I love fresh perspective and intelligent debate.

What One Man Really Thinks About Dating Bigger Women

Yesterday, I read an article about what men think about dating bigger women. It was called 15 Thoughts Every Guy Has When Dating A Bigger Woman and kept waiting to read that it was a joke; a satirical piece written about society’s treatment of overweight women. Unfortunately, it was not. It was just one douchey guy’s opinion [...]

Tips to Save You Time and Money in the Kitchen that Let You Enjoy Your Summer

My house has been a mess all summer. My kitchen has been the worst. It’s been difficult changing my routine and getting used to the girls being home. Don’t even get me started on the dish situation in this house this summer. Between the traveling, the summer entertaining, sleep overs and flow of other people’s [...]

Screw the GOP, Screw the NRA and Screw the Right to Bear Arms

I’ve been mulling over my thoughts on gun control, the Nay voters in the Senate that essentially voted for the rights of terrorists to have guns, the NRA and today’s Senate sit-in. There is so many terrible things happening in the world lately and with the mass shootings especially, to me, it feels like voting [...]

By |June 22nd, 2016|Categories: Featured, News, Parenting|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

Sneaking Away for Me Time is Every Parent’s Right

Being a parent is a 24 hour a day, 7-day a week, 365 days a week "job" and if it weren't for being able to sneak away to Netflix for some "me" time, I'm not sure how I'd survive it. Believe me when I tell you that I am very happy to be a part [...]

Toddler Snatched by Alligator at Disney World Didn’t have to Die

Tuesday night, 2-year-old Lane Graves of Elkhorn, Nebraska, was wading in the 7 Seas Lagoon at the Grand Floridian Resort at Walt Disney World in Orlando as the family attended one of the outdoor movie nights when he was snatched from his parents by an alligator. The lagoon is right next to the kiddie pool. [...]

Running Away with Cirque du Soleil Kurios

I’ve taken my family to the Cirque du Soleil live on three different occasions and we’ve seen every DVD available. The first time I saw a live Cirque du Soleil was on my honeymoon in 1999.Since then, Cirque du Soleil has held a special place in my heart and in our family so when I [...]

By |June 15th, 2016|Categories: Entertainment, Featured, Travel|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

The Collateral Damage of Hate and Lax Gun Control

My heart has been breaking since learning about the mass shooting that took place at "Orlando’s Premier Gay club", Pulse, early Sunday morning leaving 49 victims dead and 53 wounded. I’m saddened and sickened for so many reasons. I could write about ISIS, terrorism, bigotry, racism and hate but what saddens me the most is that [...]

Lady Quits Job to Stay Home Breastfeeding Grown Man Every 2 Hours

Jennifer Mulford hasn’t been pregnant or needed to nurse a baby in 20 years but she’s completely determined to experience breastfeeding again. This time it will be a man who she’s trying to get to latch. You heard me right, this broad wants that “special bond” you can only get from skin-to-skin, breastfeeding. **Excuse me [...]

Stanford Rapist Brock Turner Sentence Reduced for Good Behavior

Brock Turner, the Stanford University swimmer, convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman and leaving her next to a dumpster has already had his controversial, barely-there six-month jail sentence reduced by 2 months according to court documents obtained by The Daily Mail. Brock Turner, 20, has already had two months knocked off his sentence for “expected good behavior [...]

We are All Emily Doe

On January 17, 2015, former Stanford University student, Brock Turner, raped an inebriated 22-year-old woman, Emily Doe, behind a garbage dumpster after a frat party. There was no remorse on the part of Mr. Turner for raping someone, only the remorse of being caught. We are all Emily Doe. This could have happened to any of us. [...]