Articles by Laura Owens:

Laura Owens is a freelance writer who specializes in natural health, mood balancing, psychology, social trends and motherhood. She lives in Orlando, Florida. You can reach her at laao@cfl.rr.com or http://lauraowens.wordpress.com.
  1. My mother, myself

    Whether your relationship with your mother has always been close and comfortable, difficult and distant or somewhere in between,...
  2. Finally, the baby's asleep

    Let's face it, when your child isn't sleeping you're both destined for a cranky next day. A 2011 study published in the journal...
  3. The Tiger Mom debate

    Swirling in the parenting trenches in 2011 was the controversy over Amy Chua’s book, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mom. Chua believes...
  4. Getting your teen to talk

    Teens sometimes clam up when their parents try to get them to talk. Prompting our kids to let us into their lives may mean stepping...