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.

Now You Know What We Did Last Summer Part I

Rockstar’s laptop* got left in a foodcourt this summer. The Queen had not wanted to wait for Rockstar to finish his breakfast before going in to Summer Putonghua Camp, so I walked her in first. Rockstar brushed past me hurriedly … Continue reading

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Miss-Speak #89: Little Miss Fabulous And Her Imaginary Fish Friend (Or, Clash of the Titans Round II)

#89 Remember when I said the Queen enjoys spicing things up when nothing seems to be happening… Queen E: (conversationally) You know Daddy <sidles over and indicates his halfway-through dinner> …….that really looks like my Imaginary Friend. Kings: That I … Continue reading

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Goodbye, ESF Kindergarten

In an intimate class ceremony before the break, our second child received her certificate of completion following 2 years of Kindergarten, 5 years after her brother did the same before her. We don’t plan on having any more kids, so you … Continue reading

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