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Normality

Surviving the Summer

Beth Whitley | Posted 07.24.2015 | Parents
Beth Whitley

Today is day 3, and we're doing alright. Yesterday we had 14 children round to play all morning, and another 3 in the afternoon - filling our home with those truly amusing humans Hannah loves and creating a chaotic normality indeed!

Having a Disability Is Not Wrong

Becky Holland | Posted 06.21.2015 | Parents
Becky Holland

Being honest is hard. When life is different to the "norm" it can be hard to know what to say. In the early days the below questions confronted me and hurt; even if a person means well it doesn't make it easy to answer. These days they don't bother me as much but I still don't like them.

The Phrase 'Real Life'

Dave Gill | Posted 02.09.2014 | Travel
Dave Gill

Upon hearing about the bumpy transitions back to normality that others had experienced, I thought it would be nothing, but now the opposite seems obvious. Of course there'll be transition pains. How would there not be after last year?

Pride and the Problem With 'Normal'

Sean Santiago | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Sean Santiago

Conventional, traditional, normal: These words stand diametrically opposed to my understanding of queer identity. But after last season's menswear shows I noticed a spate of criticisms lodged against the work that young designers were showing on the runway, specifically for flouting conventions.