MY ADOPTION STORY | NEW SUBS AND INFLUENCER UPDATE | CHAT TIME

Hi, everyone! You probably found me due to the latest news regarding an adoption influencer and re-homing her son. I wanted to give another update and also welcome you to the channel. I share A LOT about my adoption story and hope that adoptees may find validation and support through my videos. It’s an added … More MY ADOPTION STORY | NEW SUBS AND INFLUENCER UPDATE | CHAT TIME

Profiting from family separation and trauma is WRONG.

Re: https://www.insider.com/myka-stauffer-youtube-instagram-backlash-for-rehoming-special-needs-son-2020-5?amp&fbclid=IwAR3mJuSen6FViWaB8-XZcPgju1p4lcTtZkrDL3r4-PmfUvP-V2CAxOcGbZM Warning: You can read the article, but please reconsider watching their videos. Every click gives their monetized videos more ad money. Almost 3 years ago when I began the adoptee advocacy journey on YouTube, this channel kept getting suggested to me. We even commented on one or two of each other’s videos when … More Profiting from family separation and trauma is WRONG.

MY ADOPTION STORY Pt. 67 | How to have difficult conversations with parents

Adoptees, if you are having a hard time talking to parents and loved ones about adoption, know that you aren’t alone! Talking about adoption can be an especially difficult conversation with your parents. Especially with transracial adoption, when you bring up race and adoption grief, the conversation can get awkward. In this video, I give … More MY ADOPTION STORY Pt. 67 | How to have difficult conversations with parents

MY ADOPTION STORY BONUS EPISODE | A quarantine update | How I’ve been productive

It’s been a few weeks since my last quarantine update. Life has stabilized, and I have found a good routine that lets me stay productive and healthy. I’ve been filming a lot of content for the upcoming months, and I am slowly getting ready to head back to work. I give some tips for studying/working … More MY ADOPTION STORY BONUS EPISODE | A quarantine update | How I’ve been productive

MY ADOPTION STORY Pt. 64 | Adoptee Feelings During Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day can bring up a lot of hard feelings for adoptees. While I have a wonderful adoptive family and I love celebrating my adoptive mother, a part of me also misses my biological mom a little more on Mother’s Day. Those feelings can bring a lot of confusion and guilt for me. In this … More MY ADOPTION STORY Pt. 64 | Adoptee Feelings During Mother’s Day

MY ADOPTION STORY Pt. 63.2 University advice for freshmen/transracial adoptees

Heading off to university can be terrifying. What was shocking to me discovering I am a person of color in college. Even though I was born in China and I am Asian, I was raised by a white family. I didn’t live in a very diverse area and I was always with my family so … More MY ADOPTION STORY Pt. 63.2 University advice for freshmen/transracial adoptees

MY ADOPTION STORY Pt. 65 Irked by Adoption Bloggers

I published this video ahead of schedule because it felt very right given the latest exploitation of a non-consenting transracial adoptee. If you follow adoption on social media, then you likely know of at least one adoption blogger that has shared a lot of private information about their family and adoption story. Adoption is a … More MY ADOPTION STORY Pt. 65 Irked by Adoption Bloggers

Mid-May Update

The days have been the same in quarantine. I haven’t written on here in quite a while because there hasn’t been anything to update. I rebranded to include part of my Chinese name. AdopteeLilly was a great place to start, but I am much more than just an adoptee. LillyFei allows me to show my … More Mid-May Update