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The talk I gave at TEDx Monterey in April is now available online! “Maxed Out: Changing the Conversation About Women and Work.” If you like it, please share it.


What I’ve Been Up to Lately

by Katrina on October 30, 2013

Years ago I caught part of an interview Josh Kornbluth did with Barbara Boxer on a local PBS show. Kornbluth (a Bay Area writer) was asking the congresswoman how she finds the will to keep going when people are always looking for opportunities to put down women like her, women in power. Boxer said something […]


What About Dads?

by Katrina on September 4, 2013

Tuesday’s book launch event was a smashing success. We ran out of chairs so people stood in the back or sat on the floor. People laughed in all the right places when I read, which made me feel like all was right in the world. There were piles of Maxed Out at 7 pm; by […]


Let’s Make a “Book Bomb”!

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by Katrina on August 20, 2013

I’m pleased to announce that my first book, Maxed Out: American Moms on the Brink, is now available for purchase! Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Indiebound | Books-a-Million | Powells The audiobook is now available as well on Amazon, Audible, and iTunes. Please buy Maxed Out today. Then tell all your friends about it. […]

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Maxed Out: The Book Trailer!

by Katrina on July 31, 2013

I am very excited to share with you the official book trailer for “Maxed Out: American Moms on the Brink.” It’s 2 minutes long. Please share it far and wide (Facebook, Twitter, Google+, your living room, or wherever you hang out). Extra special thanks to two incredibly talented people: Molly McIntyre (animation) and Gunnar Madsen […]