The First Day

Well, it happened, my baby boy started school yesterday. Where oh where has the time gone? I still remember finding out I was pregnant (almost 6 years ago now) like it was yesterday. And now, after what feels like was a blink of the eye, I'm packing school lunches and writing communication notes with his …

Book: Daring Greatly

I recently listened to the audiobook, Daring Greatly by Brene Brown.  I enjoy motivation and self-help type books, so reading the summary of the book, intrigued me. Every day we experience the uncertainty, risks, and emotional exposure that define what it means to be vulnerable or to dare greatly. Based on twelve years of pioneering …

Finding Joy

Every time I stand before a beautiful beach, its waves seem to whisper to me: If you choose the simple things and find joy in nature's simple treasures, life and living need not be so hard.  ~ Psyche Roxas-Mendoza


Part 1: Choosing the Journey In January of 2014, I got my first gym membership to Absolute Health Club (first time getting a full year that is). I first started with a membership to a little community gym but quickly realized that the equipment they had wasn't going to cut it if I truly wanted …

Thoughts from a Rose

“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” ― Anaïs Nin

Join Us in the Fight for Net Neutrality

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Automattic strongly believes in a free and open Internet and it’s hard to imagine a truly open Internet without Net Neutrality.

What Is Net Neutrality?

“Net Neutrality” is the simple but very powerful principle that all Internet traffic should be treated equally. Whether you’re reading a blog post on, streaming Game of Thrones on HBO GO, or browsing handcrafted tea cozies on Etsy, your Internet service provider delivers the Internet to you at the same speed, without blocking, throttling, or charging extra tolls based on the content you’re viewing. You can learn more about Net Neutrality and why it’s important by visiting

Net Neutrality gives all online businesses, large and small, a chance to reach customers and succeed. It also protects important free speech rights online by prohibiting Internet providers from slowing or blocking sites or messages they don’t agree with.

Net Neutrality means an Internet where…

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