Barbara holds a journalism degree from St. John’s University, NYC, is a CLASS graduate (Christian Leaders, Authors, Speakers Services), and is an alumni of Ringling Bros Barnum & Bailey's Clown College. She has served as the PA State Coordinator for The Homeschool Nation and the Area Coordinator for MOPS International (Mother’s of Preschoolers). She is listed with the Homeschool Speakers and Vendors Association and The Old Schoolhouse’s Speaker’s Bureau. Barbara has taught classes in performing arts and is an experienced costumer for theater and ballet. A regular speaker at conferences, retreats and conventions, Barbara also writes for Examiner.com, Bright Hub and Associated Content. She is the author of many magazine articles and the book Boredom Busters, published by Zondervan.
Barbara has been speaking, writing and performing for 25 years. She has toured with Ringling Bros. Circus and performed through the US, Canada, and Japan. Barbara and her husband, Jim are the proud parents of four children.