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.

Things To Do During T8 Typhoon Signal In HK

Who says there’s nothing to do, when you can’t go outside? There’s…… Yes there is absolutely no floor space in their room because of a small ball pool, slide, and too-loud disco dance mat with flashing lights because these kids don’t … Continue reading

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Rockstarism #392/ Miss-Speak #81

#392/81 Overheard one night in the darkness… Queen E: Dory? ….Dory? …D’you still remember when you lost your mum and dad? Rockstar: <groans><in a high voice> Yeah I do, I was lost and sad. Now can I please go to sleep? Queen … Continue reading

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Little Kiddie Hamster Lesson In Kindness

Caveat… Pictures of rodents on children…. you’ve been warned… 🙂 So Rockstar always wanted a pic of Queen E’s former school long-haired guinea pig on his head. As in, Fake Hair Piece. I wasn’t very enthusiastic, because 1) Claws (near … Continue reading

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