As the mother of four who’s held a variety of senior corporate positions, Buckworth is well acquainted with the disquiet that can invade any peaceful moment the working mom can find. There’s always the feeling, she says, that one should be doing something – usually for somebody else. Disturbed by the media images of supermoms, celebrity moms and soccer moms, Buckworth decided, after the birth of her fourth child, to expose the truth of the Supermom myth. The result is The Secret Life of Supermom, a funny, subversive and insightful look at the modern mother.
(taken from an interview in Women Can Do Anything, February 2006)