Kathy Buckworth

Award-winning Author, Television Personality, Parenting Expert

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Kathy Buckworth is an award winning writer, public speaker, and television personality. She is the author of six books, including "I Am So The Boss of You: An 8 Step Guide to Giving Your Family The Business" (Random House). Warner Brothers Television has purchased the rights for this book. Her books have been translated into Chinese, Indonesian and other languages, and are available on Audible.com and wherever books are sold. She is a columnist with Post City Magazines and contributes to the Metro News, Autofocus.ca, the Huffington Post, Zoomer Magazine, ParentsCanada, Canadian Living, the Travel Channel and GoodLife. She is the writer and host of the FamilyFocus series, and is a regular guest expert on CBC's Steven and Chris, a regular contributor to the CTV Canada AM Parenting Panel, as well as appearing regularly on Breakfast Television, CanadaAM and CBC radio. She also delivers a bi-monthly travel segment (How She Travels) on Sirius/XM Canada Talks highly rated "What She Said" show.

Kathy is a two time winner of the Professional Writers Association of Canada Award for Excellence in Humour, and is the recipient of the Mississauga Arts Award for Established Literary Arts. She was recently announced as one of Canada's Favourite Moms by Canadian Living Magazine, and recognized by the Huffington Post as a top parenting Tweeter to follow. She has over 18 years of corporate marketing experience, with CIBC, Royal Bank, Telus and Coca Cola Foods. She is the Chief Family Advisor for Presidents Choice Financial and PCPlus, and has also acted as corporate/media spokesperson/social media consultant for many other companies such as Procter & Gamble, Maple Leaf Foods, Research In Motion, Pfizer and LeapFrog Toys.

Kathy serves on the board of the Toronto Symphony Volunteer Committee, as their public relations advisor. She lives with her material (four kids) and husband (more material) in the Toronto area. She is a member of the Professional Writers Association of Canada, the Writers Union of Canada, the American Society of Journalists and Authors, and the Travel Media Association of Canada.

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Speakers Like Kathy Buckworth

Speaking Topics

Mother Of Reinvention

Changing Careers and Lifestyles Post-Parenthood


Forget Balance, It's All About Blend

Work, Life, and Everything In Between


It's Only Work If You'd Rather Be Somewhere Else

Doing What You Love and Loving What You Do


Transcending the Medium:

Taking Your Off-Line World On-Line and In Print


Twitter is for Girls:

Top Ways to Engage Women in Social Media


Balance Should be a Four Letter Word:

Overcoming the Work/Life Balance Myth


Connecting 101:

There's a reason the word "Work" is in Network


Recent Publications by Kathy Buckworth

I Am So The Boss Of You: An 8-step Guide To Giving Your Family The Business


The BlackBerry Diaries: Adventures in Modern Motherhood


Shut Up and Eat: Tales of Chicken, Children, and Chardonnay


SuperMom: A Celebration of All You Do


Journey To The Darkside: SuperMom Goes Home


"Kathy is a pleasure to work with - professional, witty and dedicated. We could not have found a better fit for our campaign, and would not hesitate to engage her again or recommend her for similar work." Optimum Communications.


Tweets by Kathy Buckworth

31 minutes ago
Trying to convince your 81 yo father that his way of getting somewhere is not better and faster than @waze because they have always gone that way. #thingsnotworthdoing #added16minutes