Karen is a wife, mother, grandmother, author, freelance writer and speaker who also enjoys traveling and scuba diving. She is coauthor of A Scrapbook of Christmas Firsts (Leafwood, 2008). As a freelance writer, she has published over 250 essays and articles. Currently she is a columnist for www.PositivelyFeminine.org. She also enjoys speaking to a variety of groups and has earned several awards from Toastmasters International. You can find her online at http://karenrobbins.blogspot.com or www.karenrobbins.com.