Deborah Cruz

Deborah Cruz, @TruthfulMommy, is the creator of The TRUTH about Motherhood, an often humorous and brutally honest look at motherhood. She's a writer, a wife, and a work-at-home Mommy who's trying to do it all well. She live in the Midwest with her 2 little girls and her husband. She has a lot of degrees from a bunch of schools but mostly spends her days shuttling people under the age of 7, while trying to maintain her sanity and she wouldn't have it any other way. She talks a lot. She may not always say what you want to hear but it will always be her honest viewpoint.

Deborah Cruz, @TruthfulMommy, is the creator of The TRUTH about Motherhood, an often humorous and brutally honest look at motherhood. She's a writer, a wife, and a work-at-home Mommy who's trying to do it all well. She live in the Midwest with her 2 little girls and her husband. She has a lot of degrees from a bunch of schools but mostly spends her days shuttling people under the age of 7, while trying to maintain her sanity and she wouldn't have it any other way. She talks a lot. She may not always say what you want to hear but it will always be her honest viewpoint.

The littlest patients battling cancer are finding themselves getting by with a little help from their superhero friends. The A. C. Camargo Cancer Center in San Paolo, Brazil has transformed its pediatric oncology award into the “Hall of Justice” with the help of the amazing people at JWT advertising agency, who also happen to have Warner ...

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Since 1938, expectant moms in Finland have received a motherhood starter kid from the government of Finland; the maternity box. Inside the box are clothes, sheets, toys, and even a tiny mattress so the box can double as baby’s first crib. Before you recoil in disgust at the thought of your own little sweetie sleeping in a box, Finland has one ...

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There are few things that I see in the media that make me stand up and go, “Yes! Yes! Halleluiah! Yes!” I especially don’t say that too often when there is ever a government issued mandate on parenting because, come on, and stay out of my parenting. But there is a new ordinance in Monona, Wisconsin that has me ready to move there and send ...

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I don’t know about you but I have had some doozy conversations with my girls when they were toddlers. I am talking full on, off-the-wall, did she really just say that conversations. I always wished I had recorded them. Some, I have shared with you on my blog. I had too. They were too good not too, while others got filed away and misplaced in ...

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A baby boy, believed to be just 2 days old, was found lodged in a sewer pipe that was only 4 inches in diameter in a bathroom in China last weekend. It looks like the baby was flushed down the toilet. ...

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At the tender age of 14-years-old when most boys are worrying about how to deal with their changing voice, Zach Sobiech got life changing news. He found out that he had osteosarcoma, a rare form of terminal cancerous bone tumor that develops in children. So, he did what any amazing, inspirational teen would do; he became an Internet rock star ...

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Yesterday, a huge tornado ripped through Moore, Oklahoma killing 24 people; 9 of those dead are children who were in school when the tornado ripped them out of this world. Hospitals reported roughly 242 injured; 58 of those victims being children. The total is expected to rise.

The tornado did not discriminate. It tore through ...

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Expecting a baby is simultaneously exhilarating and frightening, especially the first time. When I was pregnant with my first, I teetered daily (especially in the later months) between being so excited to meet my little girl that I couldn’t see straight and so scared of the thought of the unknown that I just wanted to call it all off. Thank ...

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As many of you know Brave’s Merida was crowned an official Disney Princess on May 11th. I think we can all agree that we are happy about that, as she is one of the toughest, most independent, freethinking and strong–willed of all the Disney Princesses. She is exactly what I want my girls to aspire to be. She is a wonderful role model. Then, ...

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Haile Thomas is a 12-year-old chef who has partnered with Hyatt Hotels and Resorts to develop healthy menu items for kids. She is against kids getting accustomed to eating from the “kids” menu and I am too.

If you pay attention, and I know you do, I’m sure you’ve noticed that “kids” menu or deemed “kid-friendly” must ...

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