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Deborah Cruz
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I am known for my honesty on my blog , that's how I became "TruthfulMommy" but this time I went even further. This may be the truest marriage/parenting story that I've ever shared.

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Or as I like to say, the truest marriage story ever told. Marriage is different for every single couple. We all have these preconceived notions of what a marriage should look like based on what we experienced within in our own family. For me, my parents’ marriage looked like two people who loved each other, except for
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Google Releases New Update for Google+. Yes, Google+.
Google has today released a new update for Google+. That’s right, Google+, the search giant’s big shot at Facebook, their attempt at making a bigger, smarter social network that focused on real connec
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4 New Bingeworthy Shows on Netflix - All Things Fadra #StreamTeam
Looking for the best shows on Netflix for your next binge session? Here are my top for picks to start off the year right.
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When you're financially strapped, every dollar counts. The EveryDollar™ app makes it easier to plan for your financial future.
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Do you ever have a snapshot that's not perfect but holds such precious memories that you want to transform it into a frame-worthy photo?
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The Only Blogging Tip You Need To Know via Chloe Plumstead
The blogging market is oversaturated, and saying so is hardly front page news. As the popularity of the industry contin...
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I'm proud of this one. It's helped several of my clients set healthy boundaries of leave relationships with narcissists. This isn't just about romantic relationships; it can be applied to all of your relationships.
Healing toxic shame can end our addiction to the cycle-of-emotional abuse in toxic relationships. This simple exercise is the 1st step to a happy love life.
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In honor of National Popcorn Day, we're sharing 5 yummy ways to spice up your kernels. See ya, basic butter. We're eying a new set of tasty popcorn combos.
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Truth Sayer* Latina Blogger *Mom Google Wearing* Freelance Writer * Social Media Influencer * Chicago Native *Parenting Expert who loves tech, travel and cute clothes.
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I write with honesty, live with integrity and love with passion. My family is my priority but writing is how I process life. I believe in hard work and never giving up on my dreams or people I love. I love what I do and I do it well.

I'd love to connect here, on The TRUTH about Motherhood Google+, Twitter, Linkedin, Pinterest, Instagram or Facebook.

Come visit me at The TRUTH about Motherhood
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I am the creator of The TRUTH about Motherhood but I can also be found writing at Aiming Low, MoonFrye, The BroadSide,, The Stir, Mamas Latinas Que Mas, Smart Mom Style, Modern Baby, Everyday Family, Vitals, Scary Mommy, SheKnows Expert and the Huffington Post. I've been listed as one of the top 10 most thought provoking blogs by Sheknows. I've been quoted on the Columbia Review. Spent the day with a 20/20 crew at my house,. Named one of Babble's top 100 Blogger, Reader's choice in the Latina division 2014. Featured in Latina Magazine as one of the top 37 Latina Bloggers to Watch in 2014!
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  • Purdue University
  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • Eastern Tennessee State University
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Writer/Creator of The TRUTH about Motherhood, Freelance writer, Digital Media Influencer.
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  • The Stir
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  • Aiming Low
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  • The TRUTH about Motherhood
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  • Smart Mom Style
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  • Modern Home Modern Baby
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  • Parenting
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  • SheKnows
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  • ScaryMommy
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  • Cafe Mom Media
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  • Latina Mom.Me
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Why sleepovers should be banned forever
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10 Things you should NEVER say to a Latina mom
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People say stupid things to parents all the time but there are certain things that you should just never say to a Latina mom. People will co

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Apparently, there is yet another human Barbie in the world. Her name is Alina Kovalevskaya and she is a beautiful 21-year-old psychology stu

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You know what you like in bed. This isn’t your first rodeo. Confidence is a big turn-on for you both.

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True happiness is loving who you are no matter the size or shape of your body. Think about all the important, amazing things your body can d

Breastfeeding selfies: Do or don't?
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Did you take selfies of yourself breastfeeding? Why? Why not? In a time when everything and everyone is on social media, it should come as n

Tough love is stupid and dangerous by Deborah C. | SheKnows
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You can call it trying to teach someone a lesson or tough love; I call it losing the trust of your child and putting him or her in danger.

Woman who forced boyfriend's daughter to eat her own poop should be jailed
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What would you do if your 3-year-old was spending the week with your ex and his new girlfriend and the girlfriend made your baby eat her own

#YesAllWomen: We must take a stand against domestic abuse for our kids' ...
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Last Friday, on the beautiful campus of the University of California Santa Barbara, 22-year-old gunman Elliot Rodger decided that the women

5 Mom-approved Mother's Day gifts that won't cost a cent by Deborah C. o...
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Believe me when I say these ideas are priceless. I promise, they will make mom happier than any pearl necklace or crappy diamond ever did.

7 Sex toys for the ultimate female orgasm by Deborah Cruz on SheKnows
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We all want and deserve orgasms, and who says we have to wait for someone else to give it to us?

How to revive the romance in your marriage by Deborah Cruz on SheKnows
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Silence is golden... until it means you're taking your partner for granted. Here's how to rev up your relationship.

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As I have mentioned, I am the mommy of two super girls. Bella has recently turned four and her baby sister, Gabs, is about to be two. Saying

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Why is it that women of a certain age who have children can no longer cough or sneeze without crossing their legs to stop themselves from pi

6 Ridiculous Divorce Stats That Will Scare Any Sane Woman
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According to the U.S. Census bureau’s statistics, if you get married before the age of 30, your marriage is almost certainly doomed to failu

The TRUTH About Motherhood | Is Blogging Dead? - The TRUTH About Motherhood
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Is blogging dead? A conversation with a fellow blogger in which she mentioned that blogging was dead has stuck with me over the past few day