Family


Children’s Books Are the Best Mangement Guides Be The Boss / Family / Huffington Post / Publications

Every week there are hundreds of management books written and published, all of which contain perfectly sound advice which has likely worked at least for the person writing the book. Good for them. But do yourself a favour, and instead of buying another guru’s latest book, revisit your child’s bookshelf, or the children’s section of your local library or bookstore. Many of the classic tales...

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Kathy Buckworth has your kid’s summer skills hack Family / Lifestyle / Post City / Publications

“School’s out!” As the kids throw their notebooks and textbooks in the air, ready for a summer of sun and relaxation, it can be worrisome for parents, concerned that their  kids’ reading and writing skills will suffer during the two months they are out of the classroom. But summer is a great time to introduce the fun side of playing with words and escaping into...

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How to Be an Effective Mentor Family / Huffington Post

“I learned that as a mentor, you’re really there to listen and give advice, and not tell them what to do, or how you would do it.” Words of wisdom from my 16-year-old daughter, who had just come from a day of training in her new role as peer coach/mentor at her high school. She’s one of 10 kids selected to help students new to...

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About Square Off Family / Television

Mark Hebscher and Liz West debate the issues of the day, challenging the experts and holding leaders to account. No subject is off-limits. And viewers get to have their say too!


Back to school money tips Family / Television

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


The Many Grey Shades of Being Fifty Family / Huffington Post

“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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