About Kathy

Who Is Kathy Anyway?

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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Named one of Canada’s Favourite Mom Voices (#3) by CanadianLiving.com, 2013

Named one of Canada’s Top Parenting Tweeters by Huffington Post

Named one of More Magazine Canada’s favourite bloggers , 2012

Columns have appeared in Today’s Parent, Canadian Living, Canadian Families, Parents Canada, Metro News, Toronto Star, GoodLife Magazines, Oh Baby!,

Regular television appearances on CTV, CityTV, Global, TVO, CHCH

Co-hosted Slice Network Show “Birth Days” for two seasons

Regular radio guest on CBC (Nationwide), 680News, CFRA, CJAD, others

Speaker at MOM2.0, Blissdom Canada, Blogalicious, TweetStock, SocialCapital, She’s Connected, MomBiz Conference, 140Conference

Two time winner of the Professional Writers Association of Canada’s Excellence in Humour Writing Award (2009, 2011)

Winner, Established Literary Arts, Mississauga Arts Awards

Author, six books, including I Am So The Boss Of You, with Random House Canada, which was recently optioned to Warner Brothers Television

Chief Family Advisor, President’s Choice Financial, PCPlus

Speaker at UofT, York University, Simon Fraser University

Acted as spokesperson for P&G, RIM, Leapfrog, Pfizer

Hosted online and in person events for Sunmaid, Goldfish Crackers, Invisalign,Microsoft

Board Director, Mississauga Arts Council