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.

Miss-Speak #49 – You Scratch My Back, I’ll Scratch Your Back

#49 All hail the Queen of Everything, as Rockstar sometimes calls her… Miss (overheard, while walking with Rockstar after school): Ko-ko. Now Miss is going to your friend’s party. When Miss’ friends have their party, you must go also. Ok? (Rockstar … Continue reading

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TGI Almost Friday (And Where D’You Think Teens REALLY Go?)

1) The Real Teens of Silicon Valley. Teens have been found to be exceptionally creative coders with high stamina. That makes them attractive hires… “…Most people have their parents’ support, …but every now and then… “you do hear of some … Continue reading

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Rockstarism #369 – We’re Going Bowling

Playtime in the Rockstar household, interspersed with excited exclamations from the kids and grumblings from the dog (who doesn’t bark so much as rumbles deep in her throat)… Rockstar: Mum. Guess what we’re playing now! Me: <Eyeing them alternately standing straight … Continue reading

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