Author Archives: Aileen

About Aileen

I blog about living and raising my son in Hong Kong - where toddlers have entrance interviews, parents keep test score spreadsheets, private school debentures can trade for more than half a million USD. Raising Rockstar's the most important thing I'll ever do. We show our true colors by the choices we make in bringing up our children. My blog is a message to my toddler son, about what the world and his parents are like today - for when he becomes a teenager and knows everything.

Rockstar #389 – Rockstar As A Parent

#389 This tooth fairy thing has legs… Rockstar: Mum. Look at this. <snorts> It’s a bit funny. (From 24 people nailing this parenting thing)   Me: Oh. But they (tooth fairies) don’t exist, do they? Rockstar: That’s obviously written by a mum.  … Continue reading

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Rockstarism #338 – Tooth Fairy The Rockstar Way

#338 Me: Yeah your teeth are definitely wobbling. Rockstar: Y-es! Fuh-inally! The tooth fairy doesn’t exist, though. Me: Uh….. O-kay, so what are we going to do about that chestnut? Rockstar: What, there’s no tooth fairy <shrugs>.  Me: Way to spoil … Continue reading

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Kindness Boomerang By Life Vest Inside

Couldn’t get video or song out of my head (but couldn’t fit it in the last weekender either).. Feel-good vid by nonprofit Life Vest Inside of NYC filmed in Red Bank New Jersey… A-and has the added bonus of the significance … Continue reading

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