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.

The “Piah-No” (Or, Rockstar’s First ABRSM Exam – A Story About Music Lessons)

Cont’d from previous post’s Guess Where The Miss… So.. Rockstar took his first ABRSM (Associated Board of Royal Schools of Music) exam in grade 2 piano, recently. The exam venue was in a place with not a few tuition centres but … Continue reading

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Superheroes and Superpowers Weekender

Been awhile (again) since the last linkie… Hands up, whose kids get influenced by all kinds of media stuff, at least some of which you would rather stick ’em in a hole so they never hear of, much less Google it…….. … Continue reading

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Of Books And Covers

This is a picture of The Rockstars tripping off to camp one morning. The Miss is in an asymmetrical hem-water colour print Betsey Johnson dress embellished with studs scored online heavily marked down, for HKD 100-something (seriously). To commemorate the occasion, she … Continue reading

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