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.

Wordless Wednesday: Fountain Of Knowledge

In honour of the recent Book Week in school, Rockstar thought a little more contemplation was in order… Rockstar is reading “Does My Goldfish Know Who I Am?” It’s got NO pictures, but each article is actually only 1-2 pages … Continue reading

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A New Generation Of “Spud-niks”

Remember when Ross on Friends dressed for Halloween as The First Russian Satellite + A Potato? (Sputnik + potato spud = Spudnik? Come On, Sympathy Laugh? Anyone?) It was Dress Up As A Book Character Day in school recently, and … Continue reading

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Miss-Speak #37: “Wan Chai” Came Home

#37 The Miss has a large menagerie and exotic zoo of stuffed animals, not to mention a collection of stuffed toy cats named “Cat”. This one however is named “Wan Chai” after a friend’s rescued cat (yes, from Wan Chai) who … Continue reading

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