Karen Skelton homeschooled her two children through high school and served for many years as a state leader with the Organization of Virginia Homeschoolers. She has taught US history in a homeschooling co-op and is a freelance genealogist. She and her husband, Robert, live in Greensboro, North Carolina, where Robert is pursuing a PhD in US. History. Their children embraced the concept of “the world as their classroom” and are currently exploring new paths in Oregon and Australia – because the learning adventures never end.