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 #391/ Miss-Speak #79: Raising Kids, By The Kids

#391/79 So, Lego builds, very Rockstar. Knocking something over (because she wants to improve on it), very Queen E. Rockstar: (after reading) This is meant to be sarcastic, right? Queen E: <triumphantly> Brains don’t have hands! <wiggles fingers>   Thanks for installing the … Continue reading

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130 Issa Distinction

Rockstar’s coming back after a full-day school trip: Rockstar: Mum! We met a bull who was raised by water buffalo. He thinks he’s a water buffalo. Me: Aren’t they almost water buffalo? Your music results came today. Rockstar: No-o, there’s a difference. When … Continue reading

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Miss-Speak #77 – The Indomitable Spirit of Queen E

#392/ #77     Walking on the street… Queen E: I hope no one sees us… Me: <worriedly> Why? I took out a nice change of clothes, you’re dressed quite nicely – Queen E: But you’re not, Mum-may.  Me: Next time, remind me … Continue reading

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