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.

Rained In, What Are They Doin? (Or, Ways To Furnish A Doll’s House)

Like, WHERE were all these things when I was growing up, did I really play with all those Transformers? There’s cute little baby bunnies and kitties and darling little furniture (gonna avoid the “pretty girl doll/Barbie princess” thing as long … Continue reading

Posted in Rockstar Shopping, Talking To Rockstar | Leave a comment

Elephants, Hippos and Other Animals, Oh My

1) Another sign of the “changing times”: Dooce’s A Response And An Apology, in response  to and apologizing for Wildlife Encounters, Episode “Baby Elephant”. On a recent trip to raise awareness about human trafficking, Heather of Dooce got flamed in … Continue reading

Posted in The TGIF Posts | 2 Comments

Condolences and prayer for MH17

  This is a standalone message because I was writing about elephant mistreatment and cute animals on the web when news of MH17 went down. There was just no way I could properly rewrite anything I had from cute kiddie … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments