Episode 005 - "One Tough Muther" Karen Finocchio

“Live in the Now”

Married at age 19, directly out of high school, Karen Finocchio, aka "One Tough Muther," had four children by the age of 28. By the age of 30, she chose to leave the marriage and became a divorced single mother to three young sons ages 4, 7 and 9 years old and a 2-year-old daughter. In a blink of an eye, Karen went from living around the world as a military wife to living in two rooms in her parent’s home with four children and a dog.Karen Finocchio, aka "One Tough Muther"

She could have been a statistic, but through hard work, perseverance and a positive outlook, Karen became the success that few could only dream of being. Today, Karen helps women around the world find their true path, and provides advice and support to others as part of her #OTM tribe. Listen to this episode of Parenting Then and Now where Karen explains what it was like raising kids as a single parent in the '80's, her advice for parents today, and how she remains both successful yet grounded.

Some topics that Sam and Karen discussed on this episode include: