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February 06, 2017


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Well, it is difficult, because we have come to believe that average = minimum. My only idea for a solution would be a recalibration saying: in this process we explicitely expect and *accept* "a certain number" below average.

This is not really related, but today we had a WIC appointment that involved clucking from the nutritionist because my son is in the 90th percentile for weight (NB: he's also quite tall) and my daughter is in the 30th. Because ALL children must be right on the 50th percentile line, genetics be damned!

*genetics and statistics

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