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.

Extraordinary Is The New Normal

1) Mum Gives Best Explanation Ever, How Life Changes After Pregnancy. “…I want to tell (my daughter) that the physical wounds of child bearing will heal, but… she will forever be vulnerable.” Y’know, like the the evil king El-Carim from the … Continue reading

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“Death By Guinea”

Re-enacting a little-known but highly effective form of medieval torture involving a live guinea pig, tickly claws, and one’s baby sister. (Oh, and rewriting history along the way   (Can you hear the screams? :) I wouldn’t do this on bare … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday (well, almost)

This day over Taiwanese noodle soup Rockstar decided his outfit needed a little something extra… Oh, look – Hope you’re having a good mid-week, everyone…   Thanks for installing the Bottom of every post plugin by Corey Salzano. Contact me … Continue reading

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