Karen Hopkins, the founder of Growing Healthy Homes , is a co-author of the two-time, award-winning, family nutrition and health curriculum Nutrition 101: Choose Life! Karen graduated from Oklahoma State University and received a Bachelor of Science degree from the college of Home Economics. Karen and her husband owned and operated a Day Care Center for 9 years. She was also a public school teacher in Oklahoma. Now, Karen is a Supervising Certified CARE instructor (The Center for Aromatherapy Research and Education) and she is a Certified Vibrational Raindrop Specialist. Karen travels the country teaching nutrition and aromatherapy classes with her husband.