Blog Hop: Average May Not Be Extraordinary, But It Sure Isn’t Bad
Average (noun): a standard or level that is considered to be typical or usual.
At a glance, this Cambridge dictionary definition has a clearly positive connotation. If I go to the doctor for my annual physical, and my blood work comes back at “a standard that is considered typical or usual,” then I’m having a good day. The same applies as I recall my children’s developmental milestones during their early years. When they were babies, all I wished for at each doctor’s visit was the reassurance that my little ones were doing what was “typical or usual” for their ages.
Yet, as my kids have gotten older, average isn’t quite what it used to be.
The truth is... Extraordinary is not average. And, average is not subpar. Y’all, we have totally lost our way.
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