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.

The parent trap: Will and Kate aren’t the only mom and dad to backtrack on those best laid plans
in Family, Post City

The parent trap: Will and Kate aren’t the only mom and dad to backtrack on those best laid plans

“Before I got married I had six theories about raising children; now, I have six children and no theories.” — John Wilmot Before their baby was born, royal supercouple Kate and William decided, and perhaps naively publicly announced, that they wouldn’t be hiring a nanny, that they would set an example of being involved new young royals and raise Prince George themselves. Well, like many...

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02 May 2014
Hey Kids: Shut up and Eat
in Family, Huffington Post

Hey Kids: Shut up and Eat

Visit a local bookstore and you’ll see that the cookbook section is filled with several variations of the theme of “Deceptive Cooking.” Loosely defined, parents are apparently being told to disguise good, nutritional food in fun and exciting ways, in order to convince their fussy eaters to switch over from “bad food” (for example breaded, greasy pre-formed objects which require plum sauce), and instead eat...

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02 May 2014
Simplify Your Life in Six Steps
in Family, Huffington Post

Simplify Your Life in Six Steps

“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated” – Confucius Despite Confucius’ wisdom, it can be hard to bring things back to the basics in our increasingly complex world. We Google everything, research endless possibilities, find everything we need with a few taps of the keyboard, and we’re dealing with new information coming at us 24 hours a day, seven days a...

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11 Apr 2014
The Supernanny Is More Like a Substitute Mommy
in Family, Huffington Post

The Supernanny Is More Like a Substitute Mommy

Self-proclaimed “SuperNanny” Jo Frost has recently released a book, in which she explains how to keep toddlers from running and ruining the lives of parents, and basic instructional advice about how to avoid complete meltdowns in public. Theirs, not yours, apparently. She comes at the angle of disciplining children seemingly better and smarter than any parent. After all, what do parents know? Besides our own...

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21 Mar 2014
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