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School started about a month ago. Now is the time to take a critical look at the routines we have established and perhaps make a few changes. It is still early enough in the year to alter the patterns that do not work well for our children. Including them in the process will give them greater responsibility and teach them to be reflective.

The routines a family establishes for homework, bedtime and morning are critical to a child’s health, sense of self, and readiness to learn in school each day. An effective routine will enable a child to feel independent, prepared, well rested and...Read more

In today’s fast paced world it isn’t surprising that there is a cultural revolution against the notion that faster is better. It’s called the “Slow Movement.” Yes, that’s the name. It’s not about doing everything slowly, but seeking to do everything at a calmer pace. According to Wikipedia, “It began with Carlo Petrini’s protest against the opening of a McDonald’s restaurant in Piazza di Spagna, Rome in 1986. Over time, this developed into a subculture in other areas.”

One of these areas is the “Slow Parenting Movement.” The movement is about bringing balance into a family’s life....Read more

Rossman School has been ranked the No. 1 Small Company in this year's St. Louis Post-Dispatch Top Workplaces list.

The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback. The employee survey is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement. WorkplaceDynamics conducts regional Top Workplaces programs with 37 major publishing partners and recognizes a list of 150 National Top Workplaces.

“This award reflects the wonderfully caring atmosphere that the faculty and staff experience every day at Rossman,”...Read more


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