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.

Hamster Time (And… Something Else About Animals)

**Updated 27 February 2017; because we live in a city of (mostly) tiny apartments – not exactly pet friendly… So you may want to check out The Secret Life of Pets (more below) Rewriting the lyrics to that Oldie but … Continue reading

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Bored Panda’s High School Yearbook Quotes

I… know. Everyone’s seen this. But go look at it again. It’s super long – 24 pages, at press time – but if you have a little kid who’s gonna grow up and enter this big bad world, go look … Continue reading

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Great Provocations Be A Fuzzy Caterpillar

Queen E has been learning in Kindy about consideration for other living things, the consequences of and being aware of their actions… Following one of her friends bringing in a large burrowing beetle, the kids then had the added option of contributing … Continue reading

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