It’s off to work I go…

It’s off to work I go…

The time is almost here. In 36hrs, I’ll be back at work. Having finished my 3 month sabbatical. Such an amazing perk of my work and I’m so lucky to have it. However, that doesn’t make this any less difficult 😛 Going back is going to be tough....
Unplug and recharge

Unplug and recharge

August marked my 5 year anniversary at Automattic.This is a momentus occasion for two reasons: First, it’s the longest that I’ve been at job in my adult life. My last four jobs before this were all in the 3-4 year span. I will say though, I hadn’t...
Summer is fading

Summer is fading

Summer is almost wrapped up. With that, Willow is also wrapping up at her home daycare. We’ve had Willow in a home daycare since September of last year. Finding the right daycare was a long and stressful process for us. Ultimately though, it was worth the...
Toddler Life Lessons

Toddler Life Lessons

This past week has been a struggle. I’ve been working long hours and overnight shifts, leading to an unhealthy lack of sleep. Additionally, a few things have come up in my personal life to add extra stress to the situation. Today looked like that was all going...

Working in CS made me a worse customer

I’ve been working in the Customer Support / Custom Service realm now for well over a decade. During that time I’ve learned and worked on becoming more empathetic and understanding on customers. I’ve learned how to understand what customer’s...
March Memories

March Memories

This time of year, I always feel it the most as Winter drags on. I hate the cold, I hate being cold, and the shorter days really drain me.Luckily I have a pretty awesome family to cheer me up!