MY ADOPTION STORY Pt. 76 | FEELING IN-BETWEEN

As a transracial adoptee, I had always felt in-between. Being torn between two families, cultures, races, and identities. It wasn’t until recently that I have started embracing feeling in-between and owning my identity as a Chinese, transracial adoptee. It has taken a lot of work, and it wasn’t always easy. In this video I discuss … More MY ADOPTION STORY Pt. 76 | FEELING IN-BETWEEN

Sex and Vanity

3.5/5 stars To preface, going into this book I did not know this was a modern retelling of A Room with a View (E.M. Forster). I was excited to read this because I loved the Crazy Rich Asians trilogy and I wanted another fun, summer read that offered me Asian representation. I was satisfied for … More Sex and Vanity

MY ADOPTION STORY Pt. 75 | YOU ASKED, I ANSWERED! | Q & A

You all submitted questions, and I am finally answering them! My videos are filmed and scheduled to publish weeks in advance. While I had the energy to discuss these topics then, I may be in a different place now. I don’t want any adoptee to feel like I am ignoring their connections. I just have … More MY ADOPTION STORY Pt. 75 | YOU ASKED, I ANSWERED! | Q & A

Followers

4/5 stars It’s 2016 and Orla is a hopeful novelist who makes a living writing clickbait articles about celebrities. She soon meets Floss, a wannabe influencer, and the two hatch a plan to thrust Floss into the spotlight. Meanwhile in the year 2051, Marlow is living her life for her 12 million followers. As she … More Followers

Home Before Dark

4/5 Maggie Holt has been living in the shadow of her father’s book for almost her entire life. After her family fled Baneberry Hall just three weeks after moving in, her father wrote a book about the horrors they experienced. Now as an adult, Maggie is determined to figure out how much of the story … More Home Before Dark

MY ADOPTION STORY PT. 74 | OWNING MY IDENTITY AS A TRA

When someone is struggling with their self-worth and finding their place in the world, they are often met with the response, “Just own who you are.” This can be a challenge to everyone, but especially to adoptees who had their identities taken and replaced with another. Transracial adoption adds another layer because I not only … More MY ADOPTION STORY PT. 74 | OWNING MY IDENTITY AS A TRA