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.

Money Isn’t Happiness, Family Is #MasDeLoTuyo #sponsored @Sears

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

Abuelito’s Dulce De Leche y Cafe Cheesecake Recipe

I have been compensated by #CollectiveBias and Nestle #NuestroSabor to share my thoughts and opinions on Nestle La Lechera Dulce De Leche Cheesecake and Nescafe Clasico. My opinions are always my own and cannot be bought if I haven’t tried it myself or don’t truly believe in it, love it or would not use it […]

By |September 8th, 2014|Categories: Latina, Recipes, Sponsored Post|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Netflix’s Derek Shines Light on Autism & Teaches Important Lessons About Tolerance and Kindness

My family is addicted to Netflix and my newest addiction is Derek. It’s a God send to me since I haven’t gotten to watch a television show at it’s regularly scheduled time since giving birth and have only been to a movie theater about 7 times in the past 9 years. I know, it’s sad […]

By |September 8th, 2014|Categories: Entertainment, Sponsored Post|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Every Inch of You is Perfect from the Bottom to the Top

Today, I’m all about that Bass.
This just makes me smile. I needed this today. My gift to you from me! Just trying to embrace life as is. We should all be about that bass!

I want this to be the anthem of the next generation of girls. No photoshop. No plastic surgery. No impossible standards. Let’s […]

By |September 5th, 2014|Categories: Health, Raising Girls||0 Comments

ISIS Barbarically Murders Steven Sotloff & the Entire Internet Watches

ISIS beheaded Steven Sotloff and the world watched, no one intervened. We let it happen.There was no rescue.I am fairly sick over the fact that our world has become so desensitized to the vulgarity and cruelty of the world that not only was it allowed to happen, we were allowed to watch the video. It […]

By |September 2nd, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

#InvisalignTalk Straight Talk on Straight Teeth

How I wish Invisalign was a “thing” back in 1986.
I have partnered with Invisalign to share with you, my experience with braces. All experiences and opinions are my own. When I was in 8th grade, I got braces. To be exact, on the day of my 8th grade graduation, I got braces. Don’t feel sorry for […]

By |August 30th, 2014|Categories: Sponsored Post|Tags: , , , |1 Comment