Author Archives: Kathy Buckworth



Kathy Buckworth

Kathy Buckworth is a writer, personality and host who lives in Toronto, Canada. She is a major press contributor, the author of 6 books, and is an international travel writer.

Back to school money tips
in Family, Television

Back to school money tips

Parents try their best to stay on budget when shopping for back to school supplies, but costs can still get out of hand. Author and parenting expert Kathy Buckworth joins us with tips on how to save money from kids in JK through to university and college. This article first appeared in chch.com and can be found at this link: http://www.chch.com/back-school-money-tips/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=back-school-money-tips

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19 Aug 2014
Home Protection Made Simple This Summer
in PCFinancial.com

Home Protection Made Simple This Summer

This article was first published here at PCFinancial.com. Ah, summertime and the living is easy. It’s also what makes it easier for our homes to be open to increased risk while sitting unprotected as we head out to the cottage, on road trips or vacations abroad. The last thing we need while on holidays is to worry about what’s happening at home – follow these...

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31 Jul 2014
The Many Grey Shades of Being Fifty
in Family, Huffington Post

The Many Grey Shades of Being Fifty

“To be fair, mom, there aren’t too many people who are older than you.” The defense from my 14-year-old daughter upon discovering I was not in fact the same age as a man she had just compared me to. He was 80. I’m 50. She’s never been good at math. Or tact. I’m not good at math either or I wouldn’t have had three others...

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22 Jul 2014
Can You ‘Getaway’ With Only One Of Your Kids?
in Huffington Post, Travel

Can You ‘Getaway’ With Only One Of Your Kids?

“It’s not fair!” The cry heard around the parenting world pretty much every day, for those of us who have more than one child. Playing the game of “Even Steven” happens from the smallest slight “He got to push the elevator button the last time!” to perhaps what could be your biggest dilemma, taking only one child on a trip with you, and leaving the...

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10 Jul 2014
Where to Celebrate Canadian Thanksgiving
in Travel, TravelChannel.com

Where to Celebrate Canadian Thanksgiving

Family, football and, of course, feasting. While there are many traditions shared by Canadians and Americans for their Thanksgiving holidays, the origins of the day itself are quite different. Both Thanksgivings do involve a crossing by water, though: In the US, it was the hearty Pilgrims sailing to Plymouth Rock in 1621. In Canada, the first “Thanksgiving” was hosted by explorer Martin Frobisher in 1578....

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26 Jun 2014
How To Get a Teacher a Gift Without Breaking the Bank
in Family, Huffington Post

How To Get a Teacher a Gift Without Breaking the Bank

While gifts for teachers are not mandatory, many parents and kids like to show their appreciation for a hard job well done. However, as families struggle with their monthly budgets, there isn’t always a lot of extra cash for teacher’s gifts, let alone gifts for kids’ favourite teaching assistants, librarians, school secretaries, bus drivers, and others who help make their school experience just a little...

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24 Jun 2014
Peter MacKay Proves That Not Much Has Changed For Working Mothers
in Family, Huffington Post

Peter MacKay Proves That Not Much Has Changed For Working Mothers

When Peter MacKay, the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, and notably, father of one, made the comments that “women don’t apply to be judges because they fear the job will take them away from their children,” and that “children need their mothers more than their fathers,” (according to the Toronto Star), with one fell swoop, he handed successful working women some more...

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24 Jun 2014
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