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 Inspiration of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis. Especially Ryan Lewis.

“I don’t feel like I’m the grownup. I feel like I’m the 15-year old down the street, trying to escape, get out of class, smoke weed…” – Macklemore …Because I seem to be on a roll with the #blessings-that-look-like-something-else; roll … Continue reading

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Meet QQ: 8 weeks old, and with her career path set out for her

Hamster Ninja got a real kick out of finding QQ, an 8 week old Lab puppy, in the stroller next to our table one day when we were ordering Chinese takeout… Hailing from a long line of working dogs, QQ … Continue reading

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Hashtag Blessed

I don’t think I acknowledged how incredibly fortunate we’ve been in the last few weeks… and last night was no exception.. Hang on, lemme tell you how she got that. Hamster Ninja flew completely beyond a bouncing castle’s padded walls … Continue reading

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