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.

Magic Carpet Weekend

1) Little Girl With No Feet Receives Puppy With No Paw. Lead and my absolute favourite link this week: Several breeders suggested the puppy should be put down. Instead, someone saw potential in him being a therapy dog. How many … Continue reading

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Rockstarism #364 – Take A Course In Raising Us So We Don’t Run Away

#364 Making small talk one day… Me: …so, I’m doing this Effective Parenting course… Rockstar: Yeah you should. It’s not easy to handle kids. We could sulk all day. Me: Not turn to a life of crime? Rockstar: <Not looking … Continue reading

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Miss-Speak #47 – Bums Are Awesome!

#47 To the tune of Lego Movie’s Everything Is Awesome. Roughly, anyway: Miss: (tunelessly) AAAAAAIR-verything is awe-summmmmmmm, when you’re living in a dweammmmmm….! Dogs! Cats! Fwogs! They’re awe-sum! Socks! Cwocs! Bum-bums! Awe-sum! Miss: <starts to trail off> Sticks… Bum-bums… Things… … Continue reading

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