Sibling Relationships Between Adopted Teens

Sibling rivalry will always be present in a home with more than one child. Adoption or not, such a practice is inevitable. But is there a special dynamic between adoptive and non-adoptive siblings? Families everywhere ...

Six Ways to Discipline Your Adopted Teen

It’s not our favorite part of parenting, but someone’s got to do it.To say it’s one of the less thrilling aspects of parenting may be an understatement. We all love our ...

Teen Antidepressant Found Neither Safe or Effective

Antidepressant prescribed to teens may have made their symptoms much worse. It’s hard enough to have a depressed teen; but it’s even harder to find out that the antidepressant they are taking to ...

Study Finds More Young Adolescents Disapprove of Marijuana

Teens don’t like weed anymore - or at least not as much It’s a sign of the times, or so researchers thought it would be. A new study has uncovered a surprising trend among younger adolescents ...

Back to School: Are Things Different for Your Adopted Teen?

Three Points Center is the only residential treatment center that focuses exclusively on the needs of adopted teens and their families. Our team recognizes the importance and necessity of creating a nurturing environment for adopted ...

Teen Makes Clock for School That is Mistaken for Bomb

Police say no charges will be filed against 14-year-old who brought clock to school   It’s an event that has snowballed into national headlines. 14-year-old high school student Ahmed Mohamed was arrested Monday in Irving ...

Find Out Your Parenting Style: Trump Parenting or Disney Parenting?

What ill-advised method of parenting have you embraced that now seems to be ruining your kids for life? With so many fads, it is hard to keep it straight. Below are a few options to ...

Summer: From the Perspective of a Trans-Racial Adopted Teen

Summer is the highlight of any teen's year, but for this blogger it had a very special meaning growing up. Finding one's place in the world is a struggle that often is not ...

Why You Should Know Who Your Teen is Texting

Teens take online relationship too far when young girl encourages her boyfriend to commit suicide.It's enough to send a chill down any parent's spine. Authorities say that Michelle Carter, 18, sent several ...

How Open Should I Be?: Talking To Your Adopted Teen About Their Difficult Birth Story

Adolescence is a tumultuous time, but becomes even worse for the adopted teens. Searching for a self-identity is tough regardless of the situation, but it is more difficult when they do not even know their ...