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.

Great Provocations Be A Fuzzy Caterpillar

Queen E has been learning in Kindy about consideration for other living things, the consequences of and being aware of their actions… Following one of her friends bringing in a large burrowing beetle, the kids then had the added option of contributing … Continue reading

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Ancient Pokemon Civilizations and Donald Trump’s Dong Dong Jiang

Catchup post following the CNY Grandparent Tour we take each year at this time…  Updated 13 Feb 2017: Rockstar was asked to amend “Pokemon” to “Rylandians,” write about humans (:D), and add a currency; slightly concerned his project had taken … Continue reading

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Rockstar’s School Book Week (Or, Where Kids Learn To Fish)

“…give a man a fish, you feed him for a day; teach him to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime…” – the quote spans many cultures and religions; ever thought however, how true that is of instilling a love … Continue reading

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