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What is Normal?

Aloha! It is I, The Gecko, Emma, AKA Emorrhoids for at least 6 years of my life because my brother thinks he's THAT funny.

So ya'll know about our awesome Brand rep search and we've had some beautiful entries! I can't wait to get picking a Gecko rep crew! The search has been extended to April the 15th, so plenty of time if you haven't entered already.

The work on the Brand rep search got me inspired to write my latest piece published over at Huffington Post, 'What is Normal?'

What is Normal?

I am 33 years old. I am a mother of three very different, wonderful children. I am a white, Welsh, married woman. I want to know, what is normal? What do we even mean by labelling things “normal,” are we tagging them as socially acceptable? If you’re not “normal,” does that make you abnormal? A word that we so frequently associate with weird and therefore a lack of social acceptability?

Aren’t we all different? Doesn’t the same media that revels in pointing out anything and anyone that dares to stray from the norm also increasingly revel in telling us to celebrate our differences? So, surely, we should accept that, in a world inhabited by over 7 billion people, different is the new normal. The real normal...

For the rest of the article hop on over to Huffington Post, be sure to leave a comment sharing your thoughts! Thanks guys, you rock - have a magical weekend!

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