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

Hi, I’m Deborah Cruz. Welcome to my truth about motherhood. 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 share my latest tech finds that make life better for families living in the digital age. You’ll find simple life hacks to make motherhood easier 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.)

No matter where we come from or what we do, our mom goggles unite us in motherhood.

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Host the Perfect Moroccan Dinner Party

When I think of Morocco, I immediately think of a cacophony of flavors and cultures melding together into one amazing, vibrant and unlike any other. The beauty is everywhere from the tiles to the tapestries, the dancing, singing and deliciously in Morocco’s pairings of food….

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When a Tattoo Makes You Whole Again

Today is November 24th and for the first time, in a long time, I don’t feel lost. For me, it’s an annual day of retrospection; of looking back at what could have been, what might have been and, honestly, what should have been. While many…