Writing for Health, Creativity & Empowerment

LatesT Release 


NonFiction by Barbara


The Heart that Rocks Health Care 2nd edition
 Released October 6, 2021!

An empowerment book for nurses
to move from stress to success.

The Heart that Rocks Health Care

Praise for The Heart that Rocks Health Care

Thank you readers, it's already a #1 New Release on Amazon in 2021!

1st Edition 
#1 Best Seller on Amazon in 2018!


    It’s like Barbara is talking to me on every page. 

— Linda, California


  This book feels like a safety net from the stress inherent to the profession. 

— Dr. Angela Lauria,  Author’s Way

Barbara’s empathy, care and support are apparent on every page.

— Jackie, Virginia

   Very interesting, behind the scenes of what nurses do.”

Carol, Massachusetts


Barbara, your experience and knowledge [are] very credible. I trust you on this subject.

Deborah, Virginia

               Short Stories by Barbara










Coming in 2022
The precocious and open-hearted traveling nurse, Angie will continue her adventures in the 2021 NCPAs anthologies (to be published early 2022) when she camps with bears and bears the cold of Alaska's artic. She also camps on a beach in the Caribbean one Labor Day weekend of both labor and play. 





Comments from Readers of Barbara's Stories

Katie, California

In the Middle

Such a touching story. I laughed and cried. I love the way you spelled the doggie feelings and exclamations!



Carol, Florida

A Star-Spangled Carnival

... a fun story.

Cindy, Florida

A Star-Spangled Carnival

I so enjoyed your Carnival story!! Took me back!! 


Dorothe, California

Against a Wall

A young American girl's experience in my country of East Germany.



Leslie, USVI

On the Porch with Miss Lizzy

I felt like I was there.

Kimberley, N. Carolina

In the Middle

I'm laughing and crying at the same time. You have captured the essence of dalmatians.

Books for Children


  • Barbara's first

    For readers 6  to 8-years. A young girl helps her grandma with a problem and gets a gift for herself, too.

    • Intended release in 2021
  • three bears
  • 2nd Children's Story

    Barbara's own version of the Three Bears from kindergarten.

  •         Intended release in 2022

Photography Books

Commissioned keepsakes of beautiful homes, by special order, limited editions.
  • Buddah Garden
  • Buddah Garden

    Barbara's beautiful photography of a unique Caribbean vacation villa

  • Oyensbierg
  • Oyensbierg

    A pictorial story of a private Caribbean home with historical significance, as seen through Barbara's lens.

Gift Books


  • Mother's Pearls

    A book of my mom's wisdoms, given to me as individual pearls. Extra space provided for additional pearls to be written by giver and receiver. A heartfelt gift between moms, daughters, sisters, girlfriends, and others.

  •   Intended release in 2022