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 #346/ Miss-Speak #36 – If At First You Don’t Succeed At Annoying Ko-ko…

#346/ #36 “Reading” before bedtime, in the Rockstar household, The Miss leaves her post crowding Rockstar into a corner of his seat as usual to say conspiratorially and obviously within his earshot….. Miss: Mum. Actually Ko-ko quite naughty. <nodding convincingly> … Continue reading

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Little Miss Speak #35 – Sometimes……. Don’t Even Ask

#35 Miss: Mum. I’m a crazy person.  Me: Uh… What? Miss: Cray-sy. Cray-sy. I am a cray-sy person.  Me: <trying to figure out what word she could possibly be mis-pronouncing to make it sound like what I think I heard> … Continue reading

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All Around The World On Friday

1) School Lunches Around The World. In Rawalpindi, Pakistan, a school principal is quoted as saying, “If we discover that a child has junk food, we ask his or her parents to please make a little effort for their child’s health.” Ouch. … Continue reading

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