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.

The Inspiration Of Sir Anthony Hopkins To Constantly Seek Out Magic

“People forget that Mozart wrote for commissions. There’s a thing in psychology where they think if it’s popular it can’t be serious…” – Sir Anthony Hopkins, who went from playing: ..which he ended up abandoning mid-run for Hollywood, and which … Continue reading

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Miss-Speak #87 – Being Milla Jovovich

#87 Abruptly, tunelessly, in a cute voice.. Queen E: Yum yum yum yum yum yum yum, I will eat my friends. I will eat my friends for din-ner, I will eat my friends for lunch, Chomp chomp chomp chomp chomp. … Continue reading

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How To Have A Hamster (The Lives And Times Of The Rodents In Our Home)

**Updated 1 July 2017: I got questions about how my Golden Hamsters lived together when I was growing up, because especially nowadays it’s recommended hamsters be kept separate (and btw in Mong Kok you will find 10-20 hamsters living together … Continue reading

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