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Say hello to Janette! Janette is originally from England, currently living in Southern California. She's the author, recipe developer, photographer and resident redhead behind her blog +Culinary Ginger! She enjoys trying new recipes and adapting current ones from all cuisines. Follow her for mouthwatering authentic recipes and honest ingredients!
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It's not about the clothes. #Lorigoesshopping
  If you follow me on Instagram, you've probably noticed this new hashtag/hobby I'm trying on for size called #Lorigoesshopping, which is actually pretty weird because I'm not a stylish person...
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Life wants you to have gratitude for the gift of living. Treasure every second. Life wants you to know yourself, be yourself and love yourself. You are a beautiful and unique person — a gift to the world. VIA +Bryant McGill 
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Daryl or Glenn: Who will Survive Season 6? [Spoilers]
It never ends for "The Walking Dead" fans. They fear for their favorite character's life whenever they watch an episode and they fear for their favorite character's life whenever filming for the new season begins. The survival of fan favorite Daryl Dixon ha...
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When life throws you a curveball...what do you do? #Family http://www.motherhoodthetruth.com/a-life-thats-good/
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Yum! Make this dessert from scratch. Vanilla and chocolate cupcakes topped with strawberry frosting come together for this tasty Neapolitan cupcake recipe. 
Use fresh berries in the frosting of this Neapolitan cupcake recipe, all made from scratch.
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Tried out Periscope, but AmandaMuse​ would NOT listen. I hate that thing. https://youtu.be/x1WN12bYMLU
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[NEW POST] Are you ready to binge watch? A checklist. @netflix @hulu #summerwatchathon

Don’t lie, you know you’ve done it too. Whether it’s a new season from Netflix (thank you, Netflix powers that be, for releasing whole seasons at once!), rewatching old loves on Hulu (BTW; the entire series of Seinfeld is available now!), or even popping…
Don’t lie, you know you’ve done it too. Whether it’s a new season from Netflix (thank you, Netflix powers that be, for releasing whole seasons at once!), rewatching old loves on Hulu (BTW; the entire series of Seinfeld is available now!), or even popping those old DVDs you used to collect into the player (I …
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It's not my best question ever but it was apparently good enough for you. So thanks for that, Jess.
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Writer/Creator of The TRUTH about Motherhood, Freelance writer, Social Media Mastermind,Lover of Life and Pursuer of Passions!
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    Columnist, 11 - present
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Truthful Mommy* Latina Blogger * Freelance Writer * Social Media Influencer * Chicago Native *Parenting Expert who loves tech, travel and social justice.
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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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Nurse rapes 2-month-old baby & there are no words
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Every Child is Unique
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It's almost that time of year again, back-to-school. Each year, my girls look forward to going back-to-school shopping. Let's

Why sleepovers should be banned forever
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Do you allow your kids to sleepover at friends' homes? We've forbidden our children from attending sleepovers. My father didn't let me ...

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

New Human Barbie claims she looks like THIS without any surgery
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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

Why sex in your 30s and 40s is better than it ever was in your 20s by De...
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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.

How to love your body even when it's not perfect by Deborah C. | SheKnows
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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.

The TRUTH About Motherhood | Hell on Wheels in Taffeta and a Pink Helmet...
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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

The TRUTH About Motherhood | Cold Season & Damaged Lady Bits - The T...
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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