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.

Rockstarism #336/ Miss-Speak #24 – Self-Imposed Timeout And RIP Fingers

#336 Trouble in paradise……. Rockstar: That’s it. I am putting myself on a timeout. Me: ?? Timeouts are a punishment (which btw we’ve never used). What did you do? Rockstar: Nothing. I just don’t want to have to talk to her anymore.  Miss: <contemplatively> … Continue reading

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Be Yourself Into The Week! Yes I Shall Type That Exclamation Mark!

1) Showing rockstars a rockstar… Shaheen Jafargholi on 2009′s Britain’s Got Talent gets unceremoniously cut off by the famous Simon Cowell after just 15 seconds. The feared judge says, “You’ve got this really wrong” (what else ya got?) Shaheen’s second attempt makes … Continue reading

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Rockstarism #335/ Miss-Speak #23 – “20 Questions”

#335 Me: How was your day, darling? Rockstar: We answered lots of questions in ICT! (Computer lab time) Me: Oh yeah, like what? Rockstar: <frowns> Pretty sure I got 19 x 19 wrong. Me: (?? He’s had harder on ixl..) Why? … Continue reading

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