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.

Get A Worm: Queen’s E Latest Homework Assignment

Queen Elsa’s Kindy has a worm farm. (Previously silk worms, but the kids have since released the emerging moths..) Naturally, parents were called upon to contribute any earthworms we might come across. Parents who go fishing might have more luck, … Continue reading

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When There’s No Lego, The Guidecraft Dress-up Carousel’ll Do

Awhile ago, we bought this thing online for Queen E’s birthday. Several cancelled orders later (because no one wanted to ship it), the pieces arrived. Added bonus: saved us getting a Lego set. I am guilty of calling Scratch projects and … Continue reading

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Rockstarism #391/ Miss-Speak #79: Raising Kids, By The Kids

#391/79 So, Lego builds, very Rockstar. Knocking something over (because she wants to improve on it), very Queen E. Rockstar: (after reading) This is meant to be sarcastic, right? Queen E: <triumphantly> Brains don’t have hands! <wiggles fingers>  

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