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.

It Ain’t Over Til The Young Kazakhstan Boy Crosses The Line

I have seen this before. Every night in our household when we try to get the kids into bed 😀 (For real though, isn’t this what we all hope our kids’ll be in sports… and life… just… maybe not at bedtime.) … Continue reading

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Take Flight

Where a kindy-aged Rockstar once said, “Worms fly, because birds eat them,” Queen E is more, “Worms fly because we want to. And thanks in advance for catching meeeeeeeee!!!!” Rockstar: Hi…. YAH! – – Queen E: Hi… Catch Me.. AH!  (Note delighted … Continue reading

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Beauty And The Beast: Of Protagonists, Hero-Villains, Fiery Females

Queen E adores Emma Watson’s outspoken Hermione from Harry Potter who, keenly aware of being muggle-born (born of non-magical parents and in later movies subject to persecution by those of “better” birth), works harder than any of the more erm, … Continue reading

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