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.

in Canadian Living: Online, Family

Funny New Year’s resolutions for the family

Another year, another list of New Year’s resolutions I don’t intend to keep. The 10 extra pounds I’m carrying? Make me voluptuous. The well-bitten fingernails? Show my practical side by not splashing out money on fancy manicures. Fast food, missed visits to the gym, and gossiping behind neighbours’ backs — these are all qualities that make me an unpredictable, free-spirited and brave person (the gossip...

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06 Jan 2014
in Canadian Living: Online, Family

How moms can avoid holiday stress

It’s painful, messy, labour intensive and stressful. No, its not childbirth, but getting through the holiday season when you have children. You may have heard that Christmas is really all about children. It is. It’s all about them. They’ll tell you so themselves. It is very easy to get swept up in the consumerism and overzealousness of the holiday period, in the eternal quest to...

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06 Jan 2014
in Canadian Living: Online, Family

Interview with an ex-Supermom

Is there anything harder than being a working mom? One of those moms who puts in her 9 to 5 (or longer) at the office, rushes around to pick up kids and chauffeur them to doctor’s appointments, soccer games, piano lessons…you get the drift. Writer and stay-at-home mom Kathy Buckworth might argue that harder yet is transitioning from powerful workplace player to full-time stay-at-homer. She...

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06 Jan 2014
Why doesn’t dad help out? Cleaning, diaper-changing and other chores dads avoid
in Canadian Living: Online, Family

Why doesn’t dad help out? Cleaning, diaper-changing and other chores dads avoid

Now that you’re a full-time stay-at-home mom, weekends tend to look a lot like weekdays, with one notable exception: on weekends, you might have a handy sidekick to help with the children and the house. In theory. In reality, you have a surly, “Is it really my turn/it’s not fair” kind of overgrown au pair who completes domestic and childrearing jobs as a favour to...

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06 Jan 2014
20 funny secrets from a stay-at-home mom
in Canadian Living: Online, Family

20 funny secrets from a stay-at-home mom

1. The title “stay at home” is a passive-aggressive term. There is nothing flattering, glamorous or remotely attractive about the word “stay.” “Too Much Woman to Be Confined to a Cubicle Farm” works better. 2. Apparently, you are expected to be “at home” for some parts of the day; particularly those parts when children under the age of 12 are in your care. 3. Repairmen...

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06 Jan 2014
Current Schedule
in Family, Kathy's News

Current Schedule

January 6th: Kathy hosts Toronto Speaks: Parenting on the topic of “Should You Put Your Kid on a Diet?” 9pm, Rogers 10 and 63. January 8th: Kathy is on Cityline telling you all you need to know about skiing and snowboarding with your kids January 10th – 13th: Kathy will be on a press trip to Panorama, BC January 14th – 15th: Kathy will be...

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