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About Kim Halsey

Kim Halsey is a human resource professional and executive coach who provides education, inspiration and encouragement to people with life damaging habits, and those who love them. She is 60-something, re-singled and shining a light for other women to live their dreams without drama. Visit http://www.recoverytoday.org for more.
Latest Posts | By Kim Halsey
How to Divorce Your Adult Children and Restore Your Sanity
4 weeks ago

How to Divorce Your Adult Children and Restore Your Sanity

By  •  Family

I am known for exposing the “elephant in the living room.” Those things everybody knows but nobody is talking about. Not every mother-daughter relationship reads like a Hallmark card, and our culture makes that a shameful secret to bear.

This is the article that wanted to be written in 2010 when my adult daughter was in the throes of blaming me for all that was wrong in her world. It wasn’t my first time in the barrel and with three adult children, I didn’t figure it would be my last. Read More

Moving on After a Divorce or Death… it’s Not as Different as You Think!
2 months ago

Moving on After a Divorce or Death… it’s Not as Different as You Think!

By  •  Family

Judith Viorst, in her book Necessary Losses, promoted the idea that the first half of life is about acquisition and the second half is about letting go. Read More

Good Grief: How to Get Past Life’s Inevitable Losses
2 months ago

Good Grief: How to Get Past Life’s Inevitable Losses

By  •  Family

One year ago today I was fighting for my husband’s life as he spent 19 days in hospital with unrelenting abdominal pain. The nursing staff had grown weary of his presence and his care was deteriorating. In my mind, any day could be the last we might have together. Read More

The Fascinating Evolution of the Mother Daughter Relationship Over 6 Decades and More
3 months ago

The Fascinating Evolution of the Mother Daughter Relationship Over 6 Decades and More

By  •  Family

Motherhood in America is based on a myth. We are taught to believe that we can parent perfectly when we can’t. The myth also says that we parent better than our parents and that we can change the pattern for future generations. Read More