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 #381/ Miss-Speak #39: “Girl Watching”

#381/ #39   One day, people watching….. Rockstar: Mum. That looks like that girl from … who was mean to Miss… remember the girl…. <trails off> Me: <glance over to confirm we’ve probably never seen her before> Dude I doubt it … Continue reading

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Miss-Speak #38 – Bravery, According To The Miss. (Because She KNOWS Stuff.)

#38 Also an indication how times are changing, our kids’ generation… Miss: I’m brave like dinosaurs.  Rockstar: <??> As I was saying –  Miss: You were not saying.  Me: (to Miss) Uh.. I guess that was quite brave? Miss: <authoritatively> God makes me … Continue reading

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Kennedy School Math Workshop

This is a “ProBot,” Rockstar informs me authoritatively when I come back from Kennedy School Maths workshop and forget what the thing is. Short for Programming Robot. You stick a pen in the middle and “program” the thing to draw … Continue reading

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