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.

Some Writings Are Read. Others are purchased to place impressively on one’s bookshelves.

Long overdue Rockstar holiday reads… Rockstar really, really likes this book, we’ve watched him read and re-read this throughout summer. Sharon Draper’s Out of My Mind is not exactly unknown, but we had never heard of it until Rockstar picked … Continue reading

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Rockstarism #393/ Miss-Speak #82: The Indomitable Spirit Of… Both Of Them. Kind Of.

#393/ #82 In a Cantonese-English summer sports class… Instructor: <indicating Queen E and Partner In Crime who are the youngest and also the only girls> You see, all of you not lining up properly, the babies have to teach you how … Continue reading

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Things To Do During T8 Typhoon Signal In HK

Who says there’s nothing to do, when you can’t go outside? There’s…… Yes there is absolutely no floor space in their room because of a small ball pool, slide, and too-loud disco dance mat with flashing lights because these kids don’t … Continue reading

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