Routines and Schedules Are Important Because: They influence a child's emotional, cognitive, and social development.
Routines give infants and toddlers a sense of security and stability and help them feel safe and secure in their environment. Young children gain an understanding of everyday events and procedures and learn what is expected of them as routines make their environment more predictable.
Routines help babies and toddlers learn self-control. Whether it is time to play, time for a snack, a nap, or a loved one to return, knowing what will happen next gives babies and toddlers security and emotional stability. It helps them learn to trust that caring adults will provide what they need.
I can assist you with establishing routines for your baby or toddler to make your life easier. As you get into the rhythm of sleep, play and eating times, your baby learns the routine and relies on it and you will too.