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the KMFP

RPC

Making the Cut

  Written by – KMFP  (Profile/Bio: http://www.thekmfp.com/team/the-kmfp/) If we’re to continually improve as men and women, we better damned sure be willing to learn some lessons, regardless of age… or in relation to the age of those who end up teaching them to us. I was recently humbled by this again and I definitely needed it. After spending the last half-decade espousing the principle of actually letting your child’s wishes drive their participation in things, I was guilty the last few weeks of almost allowing that to get away from me. I’ve watched my daughter absolutely thrive when put into a sporting environment dictated by her own desired level of involvement versus that of some grown man attempting to relive his youth, along with a belief and commitment to work with her toward that end. I’ve watched this now for going on five years and I’ve watched her reach heights in certain areas of skill in that sport that exceed those of many who once didn’t believe in her.  I’ve watched her confidence and enthusiasm grow and I’ve seen her form bonds with similar teammates, who have also grown to wholeheartedly believe in their own, as well as her, abilities. I’ve watched these abilities prove her dominant over many peers… and I’ve selfishly licked my lips. I unwittingly began to put on those blinders that so many of us parents are often guilty of and I anxiously envisioned my daughter performing on the “big stage” of her sport to this point, in the way … [Read More...]

“Mommy Moments”

IKC

I Know a Girl

  Written by – Miss Meza  (Miss Meza Profile/Bio: http://www.thekmfp.com/team/miss-meza/) I know a girl… she puts colors inside my world… This column is a lot of things. It's a long time … [Read More...]

Mikey-B

RWC

Right to Work… for Less

  Written by – Mikey-B  (Profile/Bio: http://www.thekmfp.com/team/mikey-b/) Here in good ole Missou-rah, a debate has been hitting the chambers of the state congress – the fight over “Right … [Read More...]

Barbara Anne

MBC

Maybe They’ll Outgrow It?

  Written by – Barbara Anne  (PROFILE/BIO: http://www.thekmfp.com/team/barbara-anne/) We have chatted about bullying – young people and bullying.  I spent time talking about both standing … [Read More...]

Awkward…

STC

Saucy Tales Pt. 1

  Written by – Jennifer Harbaugh  (ARCHIVES: http://www.thekmfp.com/awkward/) This is a cautionary tale to any woman who wants to be in the fantastic business we call pizza. I have had … [Read More...]

Be My Guest

JHC

Moving On

As hard as it is to come to terms with, I realize that my talent alone cannot carry this site, though I’ll never quite understand that… Aside from what I feel is already a first-rate staff, I’d … [Read More...]

“Flammable” Content

CBC

“Conversations With Mother” – Crapberry

  Written by - Heili Flammable  (PROFILE/BIO: http://www.thekmfp.com/team/flammable-contents/) We're out at a benefit over the weekend and Mom gets her phone out and places it on the … [Read More...]

The Life of Brian

ROC

Rock On

Tonight, I’m going to a rock concert. That’s right.  Me. The last actual concert by a rock band (not including my favorite local groups like Lucy’s Palace, Superjam, and Dance Floor Riot) I … [Read More...]

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