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.

Holy High-Achieving Mid-Autumn Lantern-Makers

The Chinese Department at Kennedy School organises a (completely-voluntary-participation, resulting-in-Rockstar-never-having-participated haha) recycled material lantern-making competition every Mid-Autumn Festival, and this year I happened to be in school when the lanterns were still up just after the kids had been voting … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Private Joke

Dog And Her Pet Human Part II: So remember when Hamster Ninja promised JD a pillow off her bed if she made it home from the animal emergency centre? That one’s still going – only, HN brings the pillow along … Continue reading

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The Inspiration of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis. Especially Ryan Lewis.

“I don’t feel like I’m the grownup. I feel like I’m the 15-year old down the street, trying to escape, get out of class, smoke weed…” – Macklemore …Because I seem to be on a roll with the #blessings-that-look-like-something-else; roll … Continue reading

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