Wanda Lynne Young: Bookalicious


Kathy Buckworth Gives Moms The Business In Her New Book


Who's in charge in your household? Is it your kids? Is it your family pet? Is it your mother-in-law? All wrong answers!

What about you—the Mom? Are you the CEO of your home? Well, if your family knows what's good for them all in the long run, they will know Mom's the Boss!

Kathy Buckworth can attest to this in her real life as the mom to four kids. Kathy has earned her Boss Mom street cred dishing out a hearty servings of parenting articles along with her many public speaking and television appearances. Kathy's new book I Am So the Boss of You: An 8-Step Guide to Giving Your Family the "Business" uses business sense as a template and the boardroom as a guide to help moms become the boss of the abode.

Buckworth imagines a world where corporate policies and practices rule on the home front, and Mom is most definitely in charge!

Kathy serves up her no-nonsense advice with extra helpings of information with a side order of fun. Read this book and you'll be coming back for seconds! Check out how you can meet Kathy on her book tour, win a copy of her book, and much more!


To set Kathy's book tour in motion, President's Choice Financial and Random House of Canada recently hosted Kathy's I AM SO THE BOSS OF YOU launch at Loblaws at Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto. It was a swell affair attended by Kathy's family, friends, and fans. It was a wonderful celebration with wine from Château des Charmes, and tasty eats from the talented Loblaws kitchen staff. Kathy thanked all of her supporters, signed books, and posed for pics. To add to all the excitement, Kathy announced the news that I AM SO THE BOSS OF YOU has been optioned to be developed into a sitcom! Attendees went home with super sweet swag from PC Financial and Mabel's Labels. Kathy hasn't wasted any time starting the #IAmSoTheBoss book tour with her first stop in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Check Kathy's "Where's Kathy Now?" tweetup schedule of appearances and you might get the opportunity to meet this dynamic and hilarious lady in person.


Kathy Buckworth is an award-winning writer, public speaker, and television personality. She is the author of six books including The BlackBerry Diaries: Adventures in Modern Motherhood, Shut Up and Eat: Tales of Chicken, Children & Chardonnay, and her latest, I Am So The Boss Of You: An 8 Step Guide To Giving Your Family The Business. She is a parenting and travel columnist for Metro News and GoodLife Magazine, a feature writer for magazines such as ParentsCanada, Canadian Living, Oh Baby!, and a blogger for Huffington Post Canada. She is a parenting expert on City TV’s Cityline and is an in-demand public speaker on media and marketing. She lives in Mississauga Ontario with her husband and four children.

You can learn more about Kathy and her books by visiting her website kathybuckworth.com and find Kathy Buckworth on GoodReads. Social media fans can follow @KathyBuckworth on Twitter and like the Author Kathy Buckworth Page on Facebook.


The Bookalicious Twitter Book Club will be holding a chat with Kathy Buckworth and Random House of Canada on Wednesday, May 8th starting at 9:30 EDT. Make sure you mark your calendars because this chat promises to be a blast and as a bonus there will be an opportunity to enter a giveaway to win a copy of I AM SO THE BOSS OF YOU courtesy of Random House Of Canada. To participate you can follow host @BookaliciousCA, author @KathyBuckworth, and sponsor @RandomHouseCA and use the hashtag #IAmSoTheBoss in your tweets.

Bookalicious Twitter Book Club Members

Bookalicious Twitter Book Club members can enter a draw to win one of sixteen copies of I AM SO THE BOSS OF YOU during the #Bookalcious Twitter draw on Friday, April 5th, 2013. To qualify you need to RT a @BookaliciousCA #IAmSoTheBoss tweet and leave your Twitter handle in the comments section below. To become a Bookalicious Twitter Book Club member you can sign up here and get in on some bookish fun.


We're giving away copies of I Am So The Boss Of You by Kathy Buckworth courtesy of Random House of Canada! To enter, all you have to do is leave a comment in the "Click Here To Spill It" bubble below and tell us if you are the boss in your house. You have until May 12, 2013 to enter. You must be a YMC member, and please be sure you've registered your email address in our commenting system so we can contact you if you win.

Yummy Rules and Regs: You must be a YummyMummyClub.ca member to win. Click here to sign up. It's free and filled with perks. One comment per member. Entries accepted until May 12, 2013. Contest open to Canadian residents (excluding Quebec). Winners will be picked using www.random.orgSee full contest rules.

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Relish reading,

Wanda Lynne Young

Main image author photo credit: Racheal McCaig, Racheal McCaig Photography; Book launch author photo credit: Eric Novak, Modern Media Perspectives